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
In the 2019-2020 academic year, Assessment Council is excited to welcome four student representatives to our ranks. Along with our student reps, the council consists of two representatives from each college, along with members from the Career Center, Computer Services, Diversity and Inclusion, General Education, the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Institutional … [Read more...] about Missouri State Assessment Council: Breaking Silos on Campus
Members of Assessment Council had their second meeting of the semester this past Tuesday. Assessment Council is a provost's council which meets monthly throughout the academic year. The Office of Assessment sent the council the information below as a follow up: We sent out NSSE reports to those who asked on Tuesday. If you are interested but had not requested anything, … [Read more...] about What’s going on in Assessment?
View the official recommendation memo. Background Historically, the ETS Proficiency Profile, formerly the MAPP, was used as part of the University’s Key Performance Indicator related to general education. Prior to 2013, 100% of graduating seniors took the Proficiency Profile. By 2015, Assessment Council recommended reducing the number of test administrations so half of … [Read more...] about ETS Proficiency Profile Assessment Council Recommendation
In Assessment Clear and Simple, Barbara Walvoord identifies three "common pitfalls of assessment" that serve as useful 'checks' while creating or reviewing any program of assessment. Mere compliance with external demands Gathering data no one will use Making the process too complicated There's an underlying factor common to all three of these pitfalls, which is … [Read more...] about Pitfalls of Assessment