Presentation on theme: "Arkansas Tech University 2011-2021 Continuous Improvement Plan Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness Needs Assessment Prioritize Goals &"— Presentation transcript:
Arkansas Tech University Continuous Improvement Plan Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness Needs Assessment Prioritize Goals & Objectives Desired Achievement Step 1 Assess/Reassess Plan Activity Assessment Design Determine Methodology Step 2 Implement Implement Change Modify and Repeat Terminate and Develop New Plan Step 3 Evaluate/Action
Continuous Improvement Plan Academic Programs and Courses 110 Academic Programs Associate, Bachelors, and Masters degrees 25% complete assessment evidence. 15% partially complete 60% no assessment evidence for General Education Courses 43% have complete assessment evidence 5% partially complete 52% no assessment evidence for University Units 47 University Units 5% complete assessment evidence 7% partially complete 88% no assessment evidence for
Continuous Improvement Plan Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness: Provide consultation and training for academic faculty, department heads, deans, and university units/offices, program directors, Ozark Campus, and General Education Committee. Collaborate with the Office of Institutional Research to enhance assessment reporting and evaluation of assessment results in TracDat and Banner CPGEs (Argos Reporting System). Provide resources to assist in assessment planning, reporting, and continuous improvement action plans. Provide assessment follow-up and accountability reporting. Provide on-going communication to all stake holders of assessment policies and changes. Provide an Assessment Calendar.
Continuous Improvement Plan University Assessment Committee Develop and Implement an assessment program peer review process and assessment peer review cycle. Review a sample of completed programs and provide helpful and meaningful suggestions to assist academic programs, student services, and curricular/co- curricular program with assessment process and continuous improvement plan. Review assessment grants and review policy and procedures annually. Collaborate with the General Education Committee and review changes and recommendations annually. Meet monthly to review assessment and continuous improvement progress.
Continuous Improvement Plan General Education Committee: Develop and Implement an assessment general education program peer review process and assessment peer review cycle. Review a sample of completed general education CPGEs and provide helpful and meaningful suggestions to assist general education program faculty and departments with assessment process and continuous improvement plan. Review General Education Curriculum Map and forms to assist with CPGE assessment reporting. Review General Education Learning Outcomes and complete Civic Involvement Criteria. Collaborate with the University Assessment Committee and share changes and recommendations annually.
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Continuous Improvement Plan Contact Information: Monica Varner, Ph.D. Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness and The Center for Teaching and Learning Associate Professor of Sociology Rothwell Hall 454 Office: