Faculty members, graduate students, and staff may earn a certificate in Program Assessment by attending the Assessment 101 workshop and two additonal events during the academic year.
This two-hour workshop will provice a review of each element of the assessment cycle, beginning with student learning outcomes. It will provide participants with the ability to:
When: Wednesday, January 31st 2:00-4:00, Location- Foy 246
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When: Wednesday, February 7th, 3:30-4:30 Location- Foy 246
There are many data management platforms that can be used to organize and evaluate assessment data. The most accessible platform is, of course, Microsoft Excel. Excel has many useful features that are often overlooked. As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to:
When: Wednesday, February 21st, 3:30-4:30 Location- Foy 246
Multiple choice tests are commonly used in the classroom and the resulting grades often factor into student’s course grades. These tests are important, so have you ever wondered about best practices in improving these tests? In this session, I’ll introduce the concepts of measurement theory, reliability, and validity. We will also consider some tips on constructing test questions, and review how to interpret the data provided by Testing Services. After participating in this session, participants will be able to:
When: Wednesday, March 7th, 3:30-4:30, Location- Foy 246
After participating in this session, participants will be able to:
When: Wednesday, March 21st, 3:30-4:30, Location- Foy 246
Qualtrics is an excellent survey tool with many features that can be useful for programmatic assessment. This workshop will provide participants with the ability to:
When: Wednesday, March 28th, 3:30-4:30, Location- Foy 246
Last Updated: January 24, 2018