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1 Ron Smelser Professor and Associate Dean Dean’s Office

2 Program Accreditation Assures Curricular Objectives are Being Met Students are Being Adequately Prepared Faculty are Qualified Graduates are Qualified to Assume Professional Status Stakeholders are Engaged with the Programs Parents and Students are Concerned About Accreditation

3 Course Outcomes Learning Objectives for Individual Courses Set by Faculty Evaluated by Faculty

4 Course Outcomes Learning Objectives for Individual Courses Set by Faculty Evaluated by Faculty Program Outcomes Learning Outcomes for Your Program Define the skills and competencies of students Expected at the time of graduation Set by Faculty Evaluated by Faculty

5 Program Educational Objectives What a Graduate Should be Able to Do 3-5 Years after Graduation Set by Faculty and Stakeholders Evaluated by Stakeholders – Primarily Advisory Committees Employers Alumni Required for Credibility ABET – Undergraduate Programs SACS – All degree Programs

6 SPART – Strategic Planning and Assessment Resource Team Initiated in Spring 1996 Originated to Support Strategic Planning Process College-wide Committee Associate Dean and Assistant Dean Chair Departmental and Program representatives appointed by chairs Responsible for Assessment and Survey Instruments Resource for ABET and SACS accreditation documentation – SPART Web Site

7 ICAP – Individual Course Assessment Process Directly Assess ABET Learning Outcome Objective Evaluation Usually quantitative – not always May require narrative and recommendations Each Semester Individual Faculty Responsibility Archived for Continuous Improvement Reviewed by appropriate FAIT(s) Survey Instrument – Indirect Measure

8 FAIT – Focus Area Improvement Team Faculty Group Reviewing a Program Thrust Area Review ICAP Reports Review Program Educational Objectives Each Semester but at Least Once per Year Recommend Course Improvements and/or Curricular Changes Based on Data Archived Reports for Continuous Improvement What changes implemented Impact of changes

9 PROBE – PRogram OBjective Evaluation Department Faculty Led by Chair Biennially Reviewed Survey Data Stakeholders – employers, students, faculty Alumni Identify Improvement Opportunities From Stakeholders and FAIT Recommend Curricular Changes Based on Needs Identified for Program Graduates Archived for Continuous Improvement

10 AIM – Assessment and Improvement Meetings College Leadership – Deans, Chairs, College Faculty President Others as Required Triannual Meetings Program and Strategic Planning Evaluation of assessment data Archived for Continuous Improvement

11 Be Familiar with Your Program Be Familiar with Our Processes ICAP FAIT PROBE AIM Frequency of Evaluation Students/Faculty – Annually Alumni/Employers - Trienially

12 Be Congenial with the Visitors Be Honest in Your Responses Evaluators Can Ask Anyone, Anything, Any Time Respond Promptly and Professionally

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