May Assessment TODAY

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Remember that this afternoon, Faculty are invited to attend workshops facilitated by the Assessment Committee. These will take place in the East Commons from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., and refreshments will be provided. Some details are below.

Planning Department Assessment Projects
Facilitator: Kristen Chamberlain
What will your department be assessing in 2019-2020? Share ideas and get inspiration for upcoming department assessment projects.

Department Assessment Roundtables
Some representatives from different departments will be ready to talk about their projects from the past year or two.

Preparing for Academic Program Review
Departments preparing for an Academic Program Review are invited to join a panel discussion and workshop focusing on the available resources, challenges, and opportunities posed by external reviews. Dave Matz (Dean of Arts and Sciences) will be on hand to speak about the administrative process, and faculty members Henry Yoon (Psychology) and Matt Maruggi (Religion) will discuss their departments’ recent successful reviews by reflecting on the processes and structures that worked best for their particular majors.

Presentation of Writing Data/AQUA
As part of the ongoing institutional learning outcome assessment cycle, the assessment committee recently evaluated student writing artifacts from the 2017-2018 academic year. We will present an analysis of the results, and also will introduce our new assessment software, AQUA, which facilitates rubric scoring and visualization of student outcomes.