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Institutional Assessment in a College with Multiple Programmatic Accreditations. Learning Objectives. Develop an understanding of regional and program accreditation requirements associated with assessment.

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learning objectives
Learning Objectives
  • Develop an understanding of regional and program accreditation requirements associated with assessment.
  • Gain an overview of how one college aligned regional and programmatic accreditation with institutional assessment processes.
  • Learn practical ways of assessing and sustaining assessment in order to meet the expectations of accrediting organizations.
lancaster general college of nursing health sciences
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

100 years of nursing education

60 years of allied health education

1999 business plan options

lancaster general college of nursing health sciences1
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • 2001 PDE Associate Degree Approval
  • 2006 Initial Accreditation MSCHE – 5 years
  • 2009 Baccalaureate Degree Approval
  • 2011 MSCHE Reaccreditation – 10 years
accreditation assessment
Accreditation & Assessment
  • Since 1988, the USDE has required its regional and programmatic accrediting organizations to assure member institutions conduct outcomes assessment.
  • Each accreditation organization handles this requirement in its own way.
programmatic accreditors
Programmatic Accreditors
  • JRCCVT
  • JRCDMS
  • JRCNMT
  • JRCERT
  • ARC-STSA
  • CoARC
  • CCNE
  • NLNAC
  • NAACLS
evolution of assessment process the plan
Evolution of Assessment Process:The Plan
  • 2001(ISS)
    • 1st college-wide assessment plan developed in preparation for PDE application for degree-granting status
      • Included institutional and program assessment
      • Modeled on nursing program’s SPE
      • Aligned with MSCHE Characteristics of Excellence
      • Challenge: Organizing various assessment initiatives into a comprehensive process.
evolution assessment process reports and tracking
Evolution Assessment Process: Reports and Tracking
  • 2002-04
    • First reports generated from Institutional (ISS) and Program Assessment (APR)
    • Aligned exit, graduate, and employer survey
    • Linked survey data and learning outcomes data directly to these reports
    • Tracking of Recommendations
evolution of assessment process
Evolution of Assessment Process
  • 2004-2005
    • Established benchmarks
    • Added course-level assessment
    • Developed first institutional effectiveness model
    • CAP = ISS + APR
institutional effectiveness model version 1
Institutional Effectiveness Model: Version 1
  • Taking inventory of all existing processes to form a conceptual framework.
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Institution Effectiveness

IE Principles

Learner Centered

Continuous Assessment

Evidence Based Assessment

Commitment to Act

College Assessment Plan (CAP)

(Assessment criteria maps that match accreditation criteria to evidence collection)

ISS - MSCHE

APR-CLS

APR-CVT

APR-DMS

APR-NM

APR-RT

APR-ST

APR - Nursing

Evidence

Course Evals

Faculty Evals

Student Exit Survey

Student Services Survey

Employer Survey

Graduate Survey Financial/Budget

Enrollment Retention

Admissions Data

Standards/Content

MSCHE

NAACLS

JRCCVT

JRCDMS

JRCNMT

JRCERT

ARC-ST

NLNAC

External

Environment

Analysis

Action Plans

Strategic

SEM

Facilities

Dev/Adv

Financial

Academic

CAP Report

ISS

CLS

CVT

DMS

NM

RT

ST

Nursing

KPI

Issues

Internal

Analysis

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Institutional Effectiveness Model

LGCNHS Mission, Vision, and Educational Outcomes

College Assessment Plan (CAP)

Assessment maps that match accreditation and internal assessment criteria to evidence collection and guide reporting.

Standards/ Content

  • IE Principles
  • Learner Centered Curriculum
  • Continuous Assessment
  • Evidence-based Assessment
  • Commitment to Act

MSCHE

JRCCVT

NAACLS

JRCDMS

JRCNMT

JRCERT

ARC-ST

NLNAC

CoARC

CCNE

CAP Reports

Institutional Effectiveness

ISS

CEP

CIS

DMS

MLS

NM

RAD

RCP

ST

ADN

RC

RN/BSN

BSHS

BSHA

Action Plans

Strategic

SEM

Facilities

Development

Financial

Academic

Technology

Evidence

Including evaluations, surveys, learning outcomes, and college data

Internal and External environment analysis

Key Performance Indicator Issues

updated 3/11/2009

culture of assessment
Culture of Assessment
  • Created when assessment practices and processes become integrated into the academic endeavors of the college and are reflected in the improvement of student outcomes (Magruder et al., 1997).
culture of assessment1
Culture of Assessment
  • Part of doing business
  • Directed by the evaluation committee
  • Reinforced through programmatic accreditors
  • Wide participation throughout the college community
  • Links to strategic plan
assessing assessment
Assessing Assessment

Review of report by evaluation committee with direct feedback to report writer

Discussion boards

Survey of participants about assessment process

Tracking of recommendations

Audits

Annual revisions to College Assessment Plan

External review by MSCHE and program accreditation organizations

sustaining assessment
Sustaining Assessment
  • Annual Assessment Kick-Off
  • Refine and simplify
  • Resources
    • Research Analyst
    • Office of Institutional Research
  • Challenges of sustaining quality of assessment
practical ideas
Practical Ideas
  • Build on what is already there
  • Use available tools/resources
    • JRCERT
    • MSCHE
    • NC State University
  • Work to streamline processes to reduce duplication of efforts
  • Highlight value of the process by sharing examples of how assessment has been used to make positive changes.
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Practical Ideas
  • Education of new employees about the assessment process
  • Avoid assessment

fatigue

links to standards
Links to Standards
  • Institutional Effectiveness: 7
  • Assessment of Student Learning: 14
  • Planning: 2
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Institutional Effectiveness Model

LGCNHS Mission, Vision, and Educational Outcomes

College Assessment Plan (CAP)

Assessment maps that match accreditation and internal assessment criteria to evidence collection and guide reporting.

Standards/ Content

  • IE Principles
  • Learner Centered Curriculum
  • Continuous Assessment
  • Evidence-based Assessment
  • Commitment to Act

MSCHE

JRCCVT

NAACLS

JRCDMS

JRCNMT

JRCERT

ARC-ST

NLNAC

CoARC

CCNE

CAP Reports

Institutional Effectiveness

ISS

CEP

CIS

DMS

MLS

NM

RAD

RCP

ST

ADN

RC

RN/BSN

BSHS

BSHA

Action Plans

Strategic

SEM

Facilities

Development

Financial

Academic

Technology

Evidence

Including evaluations, surveys, learning outcomes, and college data

Internal and External environment analysis

Key Performance Indicator Issues

updated 3/11/2009

ongoing process
Ongoing Process
  • Enhance assessment of non-academic areas
  • Keeping it fresh and relevant