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Assessing the University Core Curriculum: Using the CAAP to Provide Student Profiles for the Departments. TAMU 14 th Annual Assessment Conference February 16-18, 2014 Tau Kadhi, PhD AVP for Learning Assessment West Texas A&M University. Topics Addressed. Need for Assessment

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### Assessing the University Core Curriculum: Using the CAAP to Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

TAMU 14th Annual Assessment Conference

February 16-18, 2014

AVP for Learning Assessment

West Texas A&M University

Topics Addressed Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

• Need for Assessment

• Assessment at West Texas A&M

• What are the components

• Assessment Cycle

• What is the CAAP?

• What do the profiles look like?

• Future of Assessment at WTAMU

Need for Assessment Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

Class Average = 70%

80%

100%

80%

80%

70%

70%

70%

90%

60%

Prealgebra Provide Student Profiles for the Departments 8 of 9

Elem Alg8 of 9

IntAlg 4 of 9

CoordGeom 2 of 9

CollAlg 9 of 9

Trig 4 of 9

Need for Assessment

Inter Algebra

Coordinate Geom

Prealgebra

Coordinate Geom

0 missed

Trig

Coordinate Geom

Inter Algebra

Trig

Coordinate Geom

Inter Algebra

Coordinate Geom

Trig

Elem Algebra

Inter Algebra

Coordinate Geom

Trig

Inter Algebra

Coordinate Geom

Prealgebra

Trig

Organization of University Assessment Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

Levels of Assessment Outcomes Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

University Learning Assessment Reporting Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

Offices Reported Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

Direct Provide Student Profiles for the DepartmentsMeasures Used

WTAMU Assessment Cycle Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

Methodology Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

• Administer instruments during week of April 7-11, 2014:

• Specific courses are identified by appropriate Directors/Chairs

• Instruments will be ordered to specific course numbers on March 3 (approximate 250 per subject area)

• Assign instrument as ???% of final grade for equal student motivation (will discuss more in Jan meeting)

• April 1, Department Chairs to receive instruments from Tau

• April 14, Tau collects instruments from Directors/Chairs and sends to CAAP

• April 25, Tau shares raw results to Directors/Chairs for optional grades

• Full assessment report provided by June 30 as per cycle

CAAP/EPP Courses Tested Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

CAAP Content Tested Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

What Provide Student Profiles for the Departmentsdo the CAAP profiles look like?

WTAMU University Profile Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

WTAMU College of Fine Arts and Humanities Profile Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

WTAMU Communications (MCOM) Program Profile Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

WTAMU Communications (MCOM) Program Profile Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

What are we working on? Provide Student Profiles for the Departments

• Overcoming assessment myths

• Inclusion of Student Affairs and Student Support units

• University Learning Assessment Committee (ULAC) reporting of the University Academic Core

• Supporting Discipline Specific Knowledge (DSK) efforts

• Supporting General Learning Outcome (GLO) ad hoc committee efforts

• Organizing a comprehensive University Assessment Cycle (Assessment Audit Sheet)

• New reporting document (12 pages to 4 electronic pages)