Timeline for Building a Culture of Sustainable Assessment

Spring 2014


Updated assessment templates to distinguish between direct and indirect evidence of SLOs
Committee & Work Group: OAAC

Spring 2014


Worked with chairs and directors, OAAC, and individual faculty members on short- and long-term assessment goals
Committee & Work Group: ADAA

Spring 2014


Reviewed drafts of revised annual faculty evaluation form; discussed assessment needs and supplemental information report
Committee & Work Group: Chairs Retreat

January 2, 2014


Appointed Associate Dean of Academic Affairs (ADAA) and assigned 50% of position time to assessment activities
Committee & Work Group: VPAA

Fall 2013


Drafted a revised annual faculty evaluation form
Committee & Work Group: Chairs Subcommittee

Fall 2013


Submitted one syllabus with assessable goals
Committee & Work Group: All Faculty

Fall 2013


Began discussion of drafts for standardizing classroom observations as part of faculty evaluations
Committee & Work Group: OAAC

September 2013


Coordinated with academic support offices to prepare 5-year assessment plans
Committee & Work Group: VPAA

June 30, 2013


Submitted Chairs’/Coordinators’ assessment reports to VPAA
Committee & Work Group: Chairs

Spring 2013


Reviewed 1 course/1 outcome; review MS Monitoring Report
Committee & Work Group: Chairs Meeting

Spring 2013


Selected 1 course/1 outcome for department
Committee & Work Group: All Departments

Spring 2013


Reviewed spring syllabi submitted by faculty for assessable goals
Committee & Work Group: COC

January 2013


Submitted one syllabus with assessable goals
Committee & Work Group: All Faculty

Fall 2012


Fall faculty workshops on Assessment
Committee & Work Group: FDO with FDC

June 30, 2012


Chairs’/Coordinators’ Assessment Reports due to VPAA.
Committee & Work Group: Chairs

May 2012


Recommends using an on-line format for course evaluations to facilitate gathering of data
Committee & Work Group: FPC

May 25, 2012


Spring Faculty Workshop – Departments met to review course assessment materials
Committee & Work Group: FDC

Spring 2012


Reviewed spring syllabi submitted by faculty for assessable goals
Committee & Work Group: COC

Fall 2011 - 2012


  • Self-evaluations of Student Learning Assessment Activities
  • Funding to support faculty attendance at disciplinary conferences on assessment

Committee & Work Group: Department Chairs’ Meeting

Fall 2011 – Spring 2012


  • Student Evaluation of Courses
  • PSPs online into database

Committee & Work Group: FPC

Fall 2011 – Spring 2012


General Education Assessment – Clusters
Committee & Work Group: CDC

Fall 2011 – Spring 2012


  • OAAC reviewed all Department/Program Mission Statements & Syllabi
  • Revised OAAC Assessment Website, Plan, Do, Check, Act

Committee & Work Group: OAAC

March 13, 2012


Demonstrated sample rubrics and templates for course assessment at a meeting of the entire faculty
Committee & Work Group: OAAC

February 22, 2012


Biology faculty present their curricular assessment practices that they previously present at the AAC&U’s project LEAP
Committee & Work Group: Faculty Forums

January 2012


Spring Syllabus from every faculty member with assessable goals.
Committee & Work Group: Department Meetings

December 7, 2011


Roundtables on Assessment – Departments Sharing Assessable Goals with Best Assessment Practices thru Poster Displays
Committee & Work Group: FDO with FD

October & November 2011


  • B.A.G. (Best Assessment Guidelines) Lunches
    • October led by Kathy Robertson
    • November led by Amy Camardese

Committee & Work Group: FDO

August 2011


All Departments/Programs submitted revised Program Mission Statements.
Committee & Work Group: Department/Program Chairs

May, July, August 2011


Summer Meetings
Committee & Work Group: OAAC & FDC

August 25, 2011


  • Fall Faculty Workshop on Best Assessment Practices (required)
  • 9 Breakout Sessions
  • Department Discussions

Committee & Work Group: FDO with FDC & All Faculty

August 2, 2011


Assessment Coordinators’ Meeting
Committee & Work Group: Department Chairs

May 25, 2011


  • Spring Faculty Workshop (volunteer - 49/113)
  • 10 Breakout Sessions
  • Department Discussions

Committee & Work Group: FDO with FDC & Volunteer Faculty