Founded in 1972, Magna Publications serves the higher education community supporting professional development.

20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Build a Mindset for Assessment in an Academic Department?

Assessment is at the heart of effective teaching and student success. Assessment is regularly practiced in the classroom by faculty; yet moving assessment into a more formal, structured, and systematic department process may make faculty feel vulnerable.

Group of peers sit at table and discuss over coffee and computers

Purchase Options

Clear

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days.

How Can I Build a Mindset for Assessment in an Academic Department?

Assessment is at the heart of effective teaching and student success. Assessment is regularly practiced in the classroom by faculty; yet moving assessment into a more formal, structured and systematic department process may make faculty feel vulnerable. This program gives you tools to create a transparent and effective assessment process for your department.

Learning Goals

After this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between course and program assessment
  • Explain the varied types of assessment data available
  • Recognize the challenges to department-driven assessment and explore solutions
  • Explain the value of creating a mindset for assessment among faculty
  • Explore questions to prepare for crafting or revising student learning outcomes

Topics Covered

  • The basics of assessment
  • Benefits of assessment to department and institution
  • Moving assessment from the classroom level to the departmental level
  • Types of data collected
  • Challenges of assessment
  • Purpose of designing Student Learning Outcomes and choosing the right assessments to measure those outcomes

Audience

This program will benefit:

  • Academic Deans
  • Department Chairs
  • Program Chairs
  • Academic Leaders
  • Those involved in faculty and/or program assessment

Product Code: OM19GD

Meet Your Presenter

Group of peers sit at table and discuss over coffee and computers

Purchase Options

Clear

More Resources

20-Minute Mentors

Group Subscription Options

Close Menu
×

Cart