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5-Year Institutional Assessment Plan

5-YEAR INSTITUTIONAL ASSESSMENT PLAN
Phase 1 – PLANNING AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
TASK Accountability Timeline Outcome Notes

Develop Institutional Assessment Paradigm

Provost, Academic Council

2009

Completed and adopted by Presidents Council

Revised: 1/2011

Restructure Assessment Committee Charter

Assessment Committee

2011

Adopted by UPAC and Presidents Council

Published as revised: 4/2011

Update Institutional Dashboard

Presidents Council / President’s Task Force

2003-ongoing refinement

Completed and adopted by Board of Regents

Revised: 4/2011

Hire Director of Assessment

AAVP, search committee

2011

Hired July 2011


Review and assessment of Dashboard

Board of Regents

Biannually


Currently underway

Phase 2 – DEVELOPING PROCESS OF ALIGNMENT OF CURRICULAR ELEMENTS






Formalize Institutionalize Core Learning Competencies

Academic Council; President’s Council

2008-2011

CLCs adopted by Academic Council

Process included review by expert faculty panels and Core Competency Analysis Work Group (CCAWG)

Revise program course objectives and learning outcomes (CLO/SLOs)

Program Faculty

2008 – ongoing

Completed and published in Catalog and course syllabi

SLOs last revised in 2009

Establish Evaluative Rubric to Assess quality of CLC Data

Academic Council

2008-2010

Adopted by Academic Council, July 2011


Establish calendar for annual review of CLC data

Academic Council




Phase 3 – IMPLEMENTING THE CURRICULAR MAPPING INITIATIVE (CMI) AND ARCADIA SYSTEMS 
TASK

 

Accountability

 

Timeline

 

Outcome

 

Notes

 






Purchase and train on software

Director of IR and Assessment / EER team

2008 – ongoing

Facility in use by a single program designate – all programs


Download CLOs/SLOs for mapping and diagnostics

Director of Assessment

August 2010

Completed July 2010


Load evidence

Director of Assessment

IT staff / HSSC staff

Ongoing

Goal: Evidence for 3 courses in each program

In very early stages of download. 

Conduct diagnostic sessions with faculty

Director of Assessment

October 2010

Completed


Establish and train 3 exemplar programs

AVP, AAVP, Director of Assessment/IR

August, 2010



Translate TK20 data into CMI to aid faculty use of tool

Director of Assessment

July, 2011

Ongoing, beta testing with exemplar groups


Phase 4 – EVALUATING SYSTEMS DATA AND VALIDATING EVIDENCE






Review and revise CLCs as required

Academic Council

2012



Establish study subgroup to devise rubric to measure quality and relative strength of evidence

Academic Council

2012-2013



Assessment Committee review of Dashboard

Assessment Committee

Ongoing – report biannually to PC



Assessment Committee review of Institutional Surveys

Assessment Committee

Ongoing – report as scheduled



Expand exemplar programs to include e-portfolios

Director of Assessment; Academic Council

Ongoing 2012-2014



REV: 5/23/11