Writing the assessment report will enable you to collect and examine the student artifacts and assessment data. Inside the department, the report should brief the faculty on the strengths and weaknesses of the program and offer concrete suggestions for internal improvement. Outside of the department, the report should communicate the strengths and weaknesses of the program as well as provide justifications for changes and recommendations.
Typically, these assessment reports include:
Faculty may use the programmatic assessment report template as a guide.
This section (200-500 words) should include:
In this section, faculty will need to
In this section, faculty will need to provide:
Faculty members should narrate their assessment process, including
In this section, faculty member should provide the assessment data such as:
For an entire program, the faculty member should provide an overall snap shot:
Faculty may use the Benchmarking and Recommendations Tracking template for assistance.
Analysis and Conclusions
In this section, faculty members will provide an analysis of the data provided by the assessment and offer conclusions based on the data such as:
This section may be combined with the assessment data section.
The faculty will need to determine recommendations as a result of the assessment process and should consider the following:
Recommendations may include:
At minimum, the appendices should include samples of the following: