Our Mission

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Office of Educational Effectiveness: Supporting UB's mission of academic excellence.

The Office of Educational Effectiveness, built on a strong foundation of skill and capacity in assessment and an institutional-level repository of knowledge, strives to ensure high quality, systematic, continuous and rigorous assessment of student learning and success, as well as instructional and program effectiveness.

Scope

Our small but highly-qualified team of personnel have content expertise in program review and evaluation, educational measurement, assessment methodology and assessment reporting and will employ these assessment skills to provide:

  • Learning Assessment Oversight and Support;
  • Management of Comprehensive Program Review;
  • Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness;
  • Outreach and Training of Faculty and Staff; and
  • Assessment Support, Collaboration and Consultation. 

Objectives

  1. Institutional-level assessment of student learning;
  2. Integration of annual and periodic assessment processes; and
  3. Campus leadership for educational assessment and continuous improvement activities.