Assessment Building Blocks Workshop Series

Co-sponsored by the Academic Assessment Committee (AAC), the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), and the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) 

Program Mission Statements & Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs): Are Yours Effective

Friday, February 7
10-11 am 

This session will discuss how you can make your Program Mission Statement and PSLOs work for you. What makes a good Program Mission Statement? What are current trends in PSLO development? Several examples of effective Program Mission Statements and PSLOs will be presented and you can bring your own to share, discuss, and improve. 
Session format: A 15-20 minute introductory presentation will be followed by an open, roundtable-type discussion.
AAC Facilitators: Keith Cates & Bill Myers


Rubrics & Assessment Data Collection: Making Things Good, Better, & Innovative

Friday, March 7
10-11 am
RH 303
Audio Link: 1-800-893-8850; Participant pin 1664738#

In this session, we will share several examples of rubrics and discuss various methods and trends in assessment data collection. What characteristics do good rubrics have in common? How can we make our rubrics better? (If you have effective rubrics you currently use, please bring a few to share!) We will also discuss several innovative ways programs are collecting and analyzing their assessment data.

Session format: A 15-20 minute introductory presentation will be followed by an open, roundtable-type discussion. 
AAC Facilitators: Bill Myers, Kathi Trawver & Kathleen Voge


A Conversation About Program Improvement

Audio Recording
Friday, April 4
10-11 am
LIB 307
Audio Link: 1-800-893-8850; Participant pin 1664738#

Program improvement is what ASSESSMENT is all about! This session will discuss accreditation expectations of program improvements based on assessment results. What different types of program improvements are there? How do we identify what program improvements are really needed?

The AAC is committed to expanding the number of conversations about assessment and the program improvements resulting from all of our efforts. Please join us for a candid and exploratory conversation about how we can best demonstrate effective use of our assessment results.
Session format: A 15-20 minute introductory presentation will be followed by an open, roundtable-type discussion
AAC Facilitators: Bill Myers & Kathleen Voge