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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

2011

University Studies Assessment Research

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Deepening Students’ Appreciation For Diversity Through University Studies Courses, Rowanna L. Carpenter Oct 2011

Deepening Students’ Appreciation For Diversity Through University Studies Courses, Rowanna L. Carpenter

University Studies Assessment Research

This report gathers assessment data related to the diversity learning goal across levels and multiple years.


Undergraduate Mentor Demographic Summary, Jacob Coppola, Rowanna L. Carpenter Oct 2011

Undergraduate Mentor Demographic Summary, Jacob Coppola, Rowanna L. Carpenter

University Studies Assessment Research

Undergraduate Mentors in Freshman Inquiry are placed in a unique position of influence. With each spending one entire year working with a single class, mentors will color the educational experience of over 1,200 Portland State freshmen each year. Given this significant role, it is important that mentors are demographically representative of the PSU student body. By compiling this report, we hope to better understand the composition of the Undergraduate Mentor population, as well as identity possible areas of representational imbalance.


A Profile Of Sophomore Inquiry Students Fall 2011, Rowanna L. Carpenter Oct 2011

A Profile Of Sophomore Inquiry Students Fall 2011, Rowanna L. Carpenter

University Studies Assessment Research

Presents a profile of students enrolled in SINQ courses based on responses to the Prior Learning Survey and demographic and academic university data.


The Impact Of Peer Mentoring At Psu, Portland State University. University Studies Program Apr 2011

The Impact Of Peer Mentoring At Psu, Portland State University. University Studies Program

University Studies Assessment Research

Since its inception in 1994, the University Studies (UNST) Program at Portland State University (PSU) has led the nation with a unique model of peer mentoring that supports student success and retention at Oregon’s largest and most diverse, urban university.

This report articulates mentors impact on their students and the impact of the mentoring experience on mentors.


What The Students Say...Eportfolio Learning Overview, Krys Roth Apr 2011

What The Students Say...Eportfolio Learning Overview, Krys Roth

University Studies Assessment Research

Undergraduate Mentor Krys Roth analyzed student survey comments and wrote this report summarizing the findings.


Mentor Program Assessment 2010-2011, Portland State University. University Studies Program Jan 2011

Mentor Program Assessment 2010-2011, Portland State University. University Studies Program

University Studies Assessment Research

This excerpt from the 2010-2011 Annual Assessment Report summarizes course evaluation information for undergraduate and graduate peer mentors.


A Profile Of Frinq Students Whose Home Language Is Not English, Beth Hooker, Rowanna L. Carpenter Jan 2011

A Profile Of Frinq Students Whose Home Language Is Not English, Beth Hooker, Rowanna L. Carpenter

University Studies Assessment Research

This analysis revealed that the group of students enrolled in FRINQ who report speaking a language other than English in their homes is made up of immigrants, US born and international students who speak a wide range of languages. These students are likely to be first-generation college students and work fewer hours than their peers. Academically, writing is expressed as the top area where non-native speakers need support and they also express a need for help finding employment. In order to better understand the experiences and challenges for students who speak a language other than English at home, further research ...