Beginning on July 15, Assessment administered a survey to Spring 2020 graduates asking for their RSVPs for commencement. As of July 24, 608 Spring graduates have responded to the survey for a 20.41% response rate. 439 (72.20%) plan to attend the October commencement. 39 (6.41%) plan to attend the December commencement. 130 (21.38%) do not plan to attend either … [Read more...] about Commencement: Who’s Coming?
We’ve tried to keep to the principles that assessment on campus is about reducing—rather than creating—work, and that work in assessment should be rewarded. To that end, we make a point of acknowledging those on campus who have worked to improve student outcomes by changing the way we ‘do assessment’ at Missouri State. That means doing more than a pat on the back. The following … [Read more...] about Acknowledging MSU’s Assessment Leaders
From April 13 to 23, Missouri State administered the Bears Care: Online Transition Survey to see how our students were doing with the transition to online learning due to COVID-19. We decided to ask them, "Is there anyone at Missouri State who has been especially helpful during this challenging time? Please tell us so we can thank them." Over 2,400 students added a thank … [Read more...] about Bears Care: 2,400 Students say Thank You
Over the past seven years, many of you have joined us at our Annual Assessment Workshops each May to assess student learning in Public Affairs and General Education. This year, we're shifting focus to graduate programs. We won't be able to hold our traditional face-to-face workshop, but we do have a plan to host a virtual workshop via Zoom. While that means you won't get … [Read more...] about Graduate Assessment Workshop
General Education The Council for General Education and Intercollegiate Programs (CGEIP) piloted a new General Education report and review process this semester. If you submitted a report, be on the lookout for an email with your feedback. CGEIP would like to know your thoughts on the new process. If you participated, please complete this quick survey so we know if we're … [Read more...] about What’s Going On in Assessment?