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Institutional Effectiveness & Certification
Director: Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, Ph.DCollege Hall 410
(202) 559-5370 (videophone)
In the fall of 2011, the GU Faculty Senate requested that OAQ establish the Institutional Outcomes Assessment Committee (IOA), charged with developing a process for assessing institutional student learning outcomes at mid-career and graduation.
The IOA began its consideration of assessment of SLO's by referring to other models for assessment of students as they prepare to graduate. The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU's) Greater Expectations Project on Accreditation and Assessment Capstone Assessment Project within their Taking Responsibility for the Quality of the Baccalaureate Degree initiative was the main model. The goal is to develop assessments in which (1) general education outcomes and major outcomes are assessed together, and (2) general education and major outcomes can be assessed at the highest levels of undergraduate education (i.e., in the senior year). Following AACU's principles for good assessment, the intent is to promote assessments that demonstrate good practices in assessment.
By 2014 all UG programs have a draft written senior assessment plan that describes the following:
Progress reports are due annually in June.
Review materials from Dr. Kathy Doherty's Senior Assessment workshop.
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