Implement outcomes-based assessment for all academic programs, and student support services to promote continuous improvement.
Reference to Previous Strategic Plans: ASP 04. 1.2
NEASC E-Series Report
Outcomes specified for 34 (58%) undergraduate programs
Outcomes specified for 22 (51%) graduate programs (2005-06)
Outcomes specified for 100% of programs; 100 percent of degree programs comply with assessment policy annually; 100 percent of degree programs use evidence other than GPAs to measure outcomes for programs; 100 percent of degree programs have made changes as a result of data or evidence
Outcomes specified for 53 (100%) undergraduate programs;
Outcomes specified for 40 (100%) graduate program (2012-13);
97% (90 of 93) percent and number of degree programs submitting assessment reports in accordance with policy;
100% use evidence other than GPA is used to determine outcomes for programs;
100% of changes have been made as a result of using data/evidence in programs (2012-13)
Develop template for reporting assessment results for student support services.
Publicize examples of using assessment results to improve programs.
Encourage curricular integration.
Continue to assess newly established learning outcomes in Student Affairs.
Continue to promote identification and assessment of university-wide learning objectives.
Continue refining and implementing the new general education program, identification of appropriate learning outcomes and the integration of the Transfer Articulation Policy; the General Education Implementation and Assessment Committee is working with the General Education Implementation Committee, Curriculum Committee, and the Academic Assessment Committee to accomplish this
Developing improved strategy and process for collecting artifacts used for general education assessment.
Transition from using the Collegiate Learning Assessment to the VALUE rubrics outcomes Critical Thinking and Written Communication
Continue to engage faculty in open and productive discussions on assessment via brown-bag lunches, workshops and individual meetings with departments
Participating in Student Achievement Measures (SAM), Fall 2013
Pursue plans to assess impact of community engagement, faculty development, academic support services, and international education activities.
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