Assessment and Social Media: Measuring Social Media

Assessment and Social Media: Measuring Social Media

by Jen Radley Before you start measuring the success of your social media efforts, think about your goals. What are you trying to accomplish or gain through social media? Social media can serve a variety of purposes, from broadcasting news…

Ensuring Accurate Representation of Student Data

Ensuring Accurate Representation of Student Data

by Jeff Burrow Finally! Your Assessment Project is almost done. You had a goal, you designed a project, you collected and analyzed your data from the (let’s say) five focus student groups. And now you have written up a report…

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

The Learning Outcomes and Assessment Committee is thrilled to share information about some upcoming PD opportunities. The PD plan has been developed to target specific competencies as outlined in the Division of Student Life Assessment Competency Framework which can be…

A divisional competency framework for Assessment

A divisional competency framework for Assessment

As the Learning Outcomes and Assessment committee was re-formed, it became quite clear early on that it would be useful to have a common language when we were speaking about assessment. More specifically, it became especially clear that we needed…

My Experience at the 2015 ACPA Assessment Institute

My Experience at the 2015 ACPA Assessment Institute

by Adam Kuhn   This past June I had the chance to participate in the 2015 ACPA Assessment Institute in Louisville. The institute was a 3-day event that focused on assessment in Student Affairs. This year, the institute offered two streams-…

Interactive Assessment: Focus Groups

Interactive Assessment: Focus Groups

by Svitlana Frunchak Throughout the past academic year, focus groups were my favorite assessment activity. In comparison with surveys – especially the long annual ones that tend to take much time to design and even more to analyze – I…