Collection & Evaluation

Exit Interviews: Student Perception and Achievement

This workshop explores how exit interviews can be used to collect direct evidence of student learning. PowerPoint and …

Focus Group, Interview, or Survey: Which is Right for Your Academic or Co-Curricular Program?

This workshop will describe the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of each data collection method. For Academic Programs:PowerPoint and …

From Conversations to Systematic Program Assessment

In this workshop, participants will learn how to document conversations and use them as evidence in program assessment. …

Student Surveys: Perceptions of Achievement

In this workshop, the presenters will take participants through a step-by-step procedure to create surveys about student learning …

How to Use Course Assignments/Exams for Program Assessment

This workshop attempts to show that by using existing course assignments and exams, programs can efficiently assess student …

How to Use a Rubric for Program Assessment

In this workshop, the presenters will discuss how to use a rubric for program assessment, and how to …

Collecting Evidence of Student Learning

This workshop will introduce you to common evidence collection methods used in program assessment: exams, portfolios, surveys, interviews, …

Efficient Program Assessment

This workshop provides strategies to identify and use existing artifacts and discusses the benefits of using assignments from …

Techniques for Using Rubrics in Program Assessment

This workshop lets participants evaluate their programs’ learning outcomes (SLOs) related to critical thinking, problem solving, oral communication, …

Designing Effective Surveys

This workshop will introduce you to the basics of survey design, from planning to question construction and layout. …

Alumni and Employer Surveys for Program Improvement

This workshop shows how programs can conduct alumni and employer surveys for improvement. For the last 2 years, …

Capstone Experience to Assess Knowledge and Skills

This workshop shows how the Geology & Geophysics capstone experience prepares majors to be better scientists, and it …

Rubrics: Save Grading Time & Engage Students in Learning

In this workshop, participants will learn how to construct and use rubrics to save time and engage students …

Learning Outcomes & Curriculum Maps

This workshop is an introductory tour of the what, why, and how of learning outcomes and curriculum maps designed for faculty and …

Oral Communication Assignment Charrette

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Assessment and Curriculum Support Center and Center for Teaching Excellence. Instructors bring …

Culminating Assignments for Assessment and Learning Improvement

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Assessment and Curriculum Support Center and College of Social Sciences Online Programs. …

Teaching Oral Communication Skills in Online Courses

This workshop is co-sponsored by General Education Office, Oral Communication Board, Assessment and Curriculum Support Center, and Center …

Efficient Strategies for Meaningful Program Learning Assessment

In this two-part workshop, program assessment and curriculum leaders will take away strategies to efficiently engage faculty in …

Collaborative Development of Evaluation Criteria

This workshop teaches two strategies to facilitate collaborative development of evaluation criteria: structured observation guide and rubric adaptation. …

Oral Presentation Assignment Design Strategies

This workshop is designed for faculty interested in developing students’ oral presentation skills. Carefully and strategically designed assignments …

Quantitative Reasoning Assignments and Activities

A workshop on optimizing students’ QR learning outcomes Sponsored by the General Education Office, Assessment Office, and the …

Assignment Design for Powerful Learning

A joint workshop with the Center for Teaching Excellence. Flyer PowerPoint slides and handoutsWorkshop Evaluation Report Tuesday, March 15, …

Assignment Design Charrette

Workshop Facilitators: Natasha Jankowski, PhD, is associate director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes (NILOA) and Research …

Collect Evidence of Student Learning Using a Signature Assignment

This workshop explores how a signature assignment can be an elegant solution to the question, “How can a …

Assessing Graduate Student Theses/Dissertations for Program Improvement

This workshop will provide considerations, rubrics, and strategies on how to best utilize faculty’s evaluation of thesis/dissertation work …

Identify Learning Evidence for Program-level Assessment Uses

In this workshop, participants will learn how to select appropriate pieces of evidence that demonstrate student learning using …

Examples of Embedded Assessment: Using Existing Student Work for Program-level Assessment

This workshop is a panel session on program learning outcomes assessment with faculty from Architecture, Kinesiology & Rehabilitation …

Foundations Quantitative Reasoning: Assignment Design for Enhanced Student Learning

This workshop is for faculty interested in improving undergraduate students’ quantitative reasoning knowledge and skills. “The world of …

Developing Learning Assessment Surveys

This workshop introduces attendees to survey questions that reveal respondents’ perceptions of learning, and it provides information on …

Take the Next Step in Program Learning Assessment: Collect & Review Evidence of Learning

In this workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to consider various options and discuss which might work best …

Using Rubrics in Program Assessment

In this workshop, participants will learn about finding good examples of rubrics to adapt or adopt; working with …

Assessing Student Learning Outcomes with Theses and Dissertations – Going Beyond Completion Rates

This workshop will provide tools, illustrate process, and showcase best practices in using students’ achievement work (e.g., theses, …

How Good is Your Multiple-Choice Test? Find Out by Using Item Analysis

In this workshop, you will learn the basic concepts: item difficulty, difference index, B-index, distractor analysis; how to …

Analyzing Open-Ended Survey Responses – Where to start?

In this workshop you will learn how to carry out a preliminary analysis of open-ended survey responses; how …

Using Surveys for Understanding and Improving University Educational Programs

This workshop provides advice on using surveys in university departments/programs, focusing on assessment project planning, survey development, and …

Oral Communication and Program-level Assessment

In this workshop you will learn how to ensure the oral presentations are aligned to program learning outcomes; …