By: Mary Bohlen On May 22-24, 2018 the Office of Assessment held the Human Cultures/Information Literacy Assessment Workshop. Over 35 faculty, staff, and students gathered in the Union Club at Plaster Student Union to assess student learning in the areas of Human Cultures and Information Literacy. Reviewers, who received a stipend of $500 to participate in … [Read more...] about Gen Ed Assessment in the Digital Age
With so many awesome projects going on across our beautiful campus, it's hard to know about them all. Let me tell you about one--assessment grants. We know that your ultimate goal is to help your students succeed—ours is too. From comparing student learning in face-to-face and online programs to incentivizing faculty for the extra work involved in assessment, we can … [Read more...] about Have You Heard? Assessment Grants are Available
We have a lot going on here in the Office of Assessment, so I thought I'd take a moment to share some of what we're up to. If you see anything that piques your interest, reach out! We collaborate with faculty and staff all across campus. Annual Assessment Workshop From May 22-24, we are hosting our annual assessment workshop—a direct assessment of student work. In the past, … [Read more...] about What’s Going On In Assessment?
For the past five years, the Office of Assessment has facilitated a three- to four-day workshop to assess undergraduate student learning in general education. We began by assessing student work aligned with the public affairs mission and outcomes. Student work was collected from courses with public affairs outcomes, de-identified, and reported in aggregate--the goal was to take … [Read more...] about Requesting Submissions/Participants – Human Cultures & Information Literacy Assessment Workshop
At the 2017 PAAW, we asked our reviewers to provide daily feedback through a +/Δ sheet. Many of the Δ responses we concerned the wording of specific learning outcomes (SLOs) and access to the rubrics based upon those SLOs. The most important aspect of assessment is action, and we stand behind that premise. In response to both the feedback we received at PAAW and … [Read more...] about Assessment In Action: Responding to PAAW Feedback