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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Western Michigan University

2010

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Assessment Matters #11, Nov 2010, Assessment In Action Committee Nov 2010

Assessment Matters #11, Nov 2010, Assessment In Action Committee

Assessment Matters @ WMU

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Assessment Matters #10, May 2010, Assessment In Action Committee May 2010

Assessment Matters #10, May 2010, Assessment In Action Committee

Assessment Matters @ WMU

No abstract provided.


Wmu Assessment In Action Day Conference Program 2010, Office Of Assessment And Undergraduate Studies Apr 2010

Wmu Assessment In Action Day Conference Program 2010, Office Of Assessment And Undergraduate Studies

Assessment in Action Conference

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Assessment Matters #9, Feb 2010, Assessment In Action Committee Feb 2010

Assessment Matters #9, Feb 2010, Assessment In Action Committee

Assessment Matters @ WMU

No abstract provided.


Appreciating The “A” Word Putting A Plan In Action, Maira Bundza, Laura Darrah, Brad Dennis Jan 2010

Appreciating The “A” Word Putting A Plan In Action, Maira Bundza, Laura Darrah, Brad Dennis

Assessment in Action Conference

Non-degree awarding units are actively engaged in assessments like surveys, focus groups and individual conversations. Framing those in an assessment plan is a chance to add intentionality to the process. A plan provides guidance, connects assessment to your goals, identifies missing areas, and outlines how the results will be used and more. Join us to see two different approaches to starting a plan and have some in-session work time to draft something to take back to your department. Examples of each approach will be shared.


Assessment For Improvement: Closing The Loop, Joni Jones, Kim Searing Jan 2010

Assessment For Improvement: Closing The Loop, Joni Jones, Kim Searing

Assessment in Action Conference

Join the WMU Bronson of School Nursing and the History Department in this session where they will share an overview of their assessment efforts and lessons learned. The importance of using assessment results to make changes to classes, programs and curriculum will be the focus. Having a plan and collecting the data is a great beginning, but using the results of your assessments is the key to making the assessment useful.


Creating Clear Pathways: Assessing And Enhancing The First Year Experience At Wmu, Jillian Kinzie Jan 2010

Creating Clear Pathways: Assessing And Enhancing The First Year Experience At Wmu, Jillian Kinzie

Assessment in Action Conference

First-year student success is no accident. Student engagement in a variety of intentionally designed educationally-purposeful activities is necessary to achieve desirable learning outcomes. A common feature of institutions with strong undergraduate programs is the creation of clear pathways for student success via enrollment materials, supportive resources, rituals, and in-and-out of class experiences that heighten students’ commitment to academic success. This presentation will highlight these practices and their implications for promoting student success. We will also consider WMU's results from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) as a tool for reflecting on practices related to first year student achievement ...


Extreme Makeover: Assessment Plans Edition, Katharine Cummings Jan 2010

Extreme Makeover: Assessment Plans Edition, Katharine Cummings

Assessment in Action Conference

In this hands on work group session, an overview of how to write a simple but effective assessment plan will be provided. Examples will be shown and time will be built in to the session to work on writing outcome statements and to answer specific questions.


Tool Time: Assessment Tools Presentation, Sarah Summy Jan 2010

Tool Time: Assessment Tools Presentation, Sarah Summy

Assessment in Action Conference

In this hands on work group session, we will show you some samples of exemplary rubrics and provide you with the basics for how to create your own rubric. Time will be spent working on providing suggestions to those who brought in rubrics for feedback as well as time to work on creating a rubric from scratch with the assistance of the facilitator(s) if requested.


Does A Linked First-Year Seminar And Undergraduate Career Exploration Course Influence The Career Decision Making Self-Efficacy And Transitional Success Of Undecided Traditional First-Year Students At Western Michigan University, Glinda Rawls, Toni Woolfork-Barnes, Lauren Frye Jan 2010

Does A Linked First-Year Seminar And Undergraduate Career Exploration Course Influence The Career Decision Making Self-Efficacy And Transitional Success Of Undecided Traditional First-Year Students At Western Michigan University, Glinda Rawls, Toni Woolfork-Barnes, Lauren Frye

Assessment in Action Conference

No abstract provided.