News & Updates

  • Call for Applications for the 2021 Assessment Leadership Institute
    “Such a rich and meaningful learning experience. I am better prepared in my position and to help others in my Department/School.” – ALI 2020 Participant The call for applications for the 2021 Assessment Leadership Institute is now open. It will be conducted online from May 19 to 21 (Wednesday to Friday) and May 24 (Monday), …
  • Call for Posters Now Open for the 2021 Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit
    The 2021 Assessment for Curriculum Improvement Poster Exhibit opens its call for posters from now to February 16, 2021. Complete the poster presentation signup form by February 16, 2021. All faculty, staff, and administrators in higher education in Hawaiʻi are invited to present their program-level learning assessment projects at the 2021 Poster Exhibit. The 2021 …
  • Mahalo for submitting your 2020 assessment report
    Mahalo a nui to everyone who worked on the 2020 assessment reports. We appreciate the time you took and look forward to reading about learning assessment at UHM. If you requested feedback: The Faculty Senate’s Committee on Educational Effectiveness and other faculty volunteers will read the reports and give feedback in January 2021. All degree …
  • Our center’s new logo
    In April 2020, the Assessment Office acquired a new name, “Assessment and Curriculum Support Center,” that reflects more accurately the mission and responsibilities of the unit. Adrian Alarilla, our research assistant, led the design of an office logo, aimed to depict the ever-growing role of assessment on campus as well as the center’s involvement in …
  • Congratulations to the 2020 Cohort of the Assessment Leadership Institute!
    The Assessment Leadership Institute (ALI) is an annual event that provides an excellent opportunity for faculty and staff in higher education to develop assessment expertise and collaborative leadership skills. We invited individual faculty as well as teams in Hawai‘i higher education institutions to apply for the 2020 Assessment Leadership Institute. We are excited to announce …
  • Support Fund for Projects: Read the Winning Project Descriptions
    In spring 2020, we are offering small awards (up to $2,000) to faculty/staff to support a learning assessment project at the program or institution level that involves at least one institutional learning objective (graduate or undergraduate). Read the five winning project descriptions. Visit the Support Fund page for details.
  • Office renamed & redesigned website
    Our name has changed. We are now the Assessment and Curriculum Support Center. Our name better reflects what we have been doing. Assessment is a process that involves implementing the best curriculum we can, evaluating its effect on student learning, and acting on the information gained through evaluation in order to ensure all groups of …
  • The 2019 Assessment Leadership Institute
    The 2019 Assessment Leadership Institute was held from May 21 to 24, 2019, at the Architecture building. 15 faculty members from 3 different campuses gathered to learn more about assessment. See our 2019 cohort here. They will present their work at the 2021 poster exhibit, Assessment for Curricular Improvement.
  • The 2019 Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit
    On April 5, 2019, the Campus Center Executive Dining Room was abuzz with excitement when the Assessment and Curriculum Support Center of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UHM) hosted the 2019 Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. The exhibit featured 17 posters prepared by UH Mānoa faculty and staff who …
  • Successful completion of 2020 Assessment Leadership Institute. Mahalo to the Assessment Leadership Fellows and our participants!
    We have successfully completed our eighth Assessment Leadership Institute, August 11 to 14, 2020. We transformed the in-person training to 100% online for the first time. See our sample agenda here. Our 17 participants were from 12 departments and four higher education institutions in Hawai‘i: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu Community College, Leeward Community …