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Assessment Worskhops

Christian M. Blum, Ph.D

On May 14th and 17th, 2012 the Office of Accreditation and Assessment hosted workshops related to assessment of student learning outcomes for program coordinators and faculty members. These workshops provided more targeted information related to the design of program assessment plans.

 

Establishing a Program Mission and Student Learning Outcomes

Christian M. Blum, Ph.D. - Bryant & Stratton College

Liberal Arts Program Administrator

This is a working session for program chairs/coordinators and program faculty to work to identify a program mission and student learning outcomes. Workshop facilitators will provide limited content (including examples from real courses and programs), and will focus primarily on assisting program teams as they work to develop a mission and learning outcomes.

Monday, May 14, 2012, 12:30-1:30 (Farber 150)

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 8:30-9:30 (Jacobs 110)

 

Developing Rubrics to Evaluate Student Learning Outcomes

Christian M. Blum, Ph.D. - Bryant & Stratton College

Liberal Arts Program Administrator

This formal presentation will describe how rubrics can be created and used to collect course/program assessment data.

Monday, May 14, 2012, 1:45-3:15 (Farber 150)

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 9:45-11:15 (Jacobs 110)

 

 

Assessment Options for Graduate Programs

Christian M. Blum, Ph.D. - Bryant & Stratton College

Liberal Arts Program Administrator

This brainstorming session will provide a forum in which facilitators, as well as session participants, can share ideas for using existing graduate level requirements (such as comprehensive exams, thesis/dissertation defenses, etc.) as methods for collecting assessment data. Add-on assessments, such as portfolios, will also be discussed.

Monday, May 14, 2012, 3:30-4:30 (Farber 150)

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 11:30-12:30 (Jacobs 110)

 

Bio: Christian Blum (pdf)

Workshop Slides (pdf)