University Assessment Resources
There are many resources available at the University to enable both academic and administrative departments in the collection and analysis of data to accomplish their assessment goals and objectives.
The University has purchased the license for Keys to a Culture of Assessment: Value & Respect, an online seminar sponsored by Magna Publication for the entire campus to view and use as a resource to develop assessment plans and activities at the University. To access the material, click on the link and provide your PirateNet username and password.
- Departmental Assessment Worksheet - Use this document to report the assessment activities of your department and how you have used the data collected to improve your programs and/or courses.
- Assessment Grant Application - Use this document to apply for internal grant funding to implement a new assessment in your department, program or college. For more information about this program contact the Teaching, Learning & Technology Center.
These resources are links to papers, documents and other sites that will help you to understand the definition of assessment, the different types of assessment and example plans, reports and other resources.
A survey tool that is administered by the Division of Student Affairs which helps the Division to assess out-of-classroom experiences that our students engage in. For more information on using Student Voice contact Andy Brereton, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
A tool that allows faculty to create and publish interactive rubrics, then easily aggregate and disaggregate the resulting data on student learning either in a particular course or across a program.
Passport by ILAT
An electronic data management system that facilitates the collection and reporting of data from rubrics used in the curriculum to filed placement evaluations.
Blackboard Learning Management System
Has many tools for assessment as a part of its suite of offerings. Including, online test and quizzes, peer and self assessment tools.
Blackboard ePortfolio - a part of the University's learning management system, the ePortfolio tools allow student to create a portfolio of work as evidence of their competencies in the disciplines who utilize this technology.
For information and help on how to integrate these technology tools into your assessment activities please contact the Teaching, Learning & Technology Center