Presentation on theme: "Strategies for developing and using Assessment Planning Templates."— Presentation transcript:
Strategies for developing and using Assessment Planning Templates
Todays Topics Workshop objectives Elements of a multi-year assessment plan Why is a multi-year assessment plan important Things to consider when developing a multi-year assessment plan Using assessment templates Ghant Chart Chronological Assessment Template
Workshop Objectives At the conclusion of this workshop you… Will be able explain a multi-year assessment plan. Will be able to recognize the elements and characteristics of a multi-year assessment plan Will be able to analyze variable and considerations that impact a multi-year assessment plan Will be able to design a multi-year assessment plan using one of the two templates used at Chaffey College.
Elements of a multi-year assessment plan What assessment evidence will be collected? When and how often will it be done? Who will assess and reflect on the results? How will results, implications, and related changes be documented.
Characteristics of a good Assessment Plan? Anticipates how the results will be used for improvement and decision making Was collaboratively created with input and discussion by the entire department Is ongoing rather than periodic Is systematic Is manageable
Characteristics of a good Assessment Plan? Over time, multiple data-collection methods are used Is conveyed to students and the students understand their role in assessment Leads to improvement Includes an evaluation of the assessment Describes the goals(s) of each planned assessment project
Align assessment to the Program Review Process Look at when courses are offered Try to link course assessments to curriculum updates and the curriculum modification cycle (6 years) Look at course relationships when developing the plan Prerequisites Co-requisites Linked classes such as lecture and practicum courses Course sequences Align assessments with evaluations from outside accrediting agencies Align assessments with funding opportunities such as VETA Things to consider when developing a multi-year assessment plan