ABET

Fundamentals of Program Assessment

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Working in small groups, you learn to design assessment processes, develop measurable student outcomes, and apply data collection and data reporting methods.

Our facilitators are highly experienced faculty with wide-ranging experience in assessment and evaluation. This workshop focuses primarily on ABET Criterion 2: Program Educational Objectives, Criterion 3: Student Outcomes, and Criterion 4: Continuous Improvement.

After the workshop, you will receive a booklet containing all slides and reference materials so you can review what you’ve learned and apply it to your program back at home.

The workshop prepares you to:

  • Identify key elements of a functional assessment process.
  • Clarify the similarities and differences between course and program assessment.
  • Make student outcomes measurable with the development of performance indicators.
  • Understand the methods and measures to assess student outcomes.
  • Develop rubrics to assist in evaluating student performance in achieving student outcomes.
  • Understand the pros and cons of various data collection methods.
  • Review an example of reporting your results.

Here is a brief outline of the day:

  • Principles of Student Learning
  • Context for Assessment
  • Review of Program Educational Objectives
  • Performance Indicators: Making Student Outcomes Measurable
  • Assessment Methods to Collect Evidence of Student Learning
  • Continuous Improvement: Data Collection, Planning & Data Reporting

Cost

$495, includes lunch and all materials