Institutional Effectiveness

The 2014 Assessment Workshop: Development of AUMazing! Assessment Plans
October 10, 2014
1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Tenth Floor Library Tower West

If you are staff or faculty responsible for developing assessment goals and plans for your unit, please plan on joining us!

 Topics will include:
• Different types of goals and outcomes (including student learning outcomes and administrative goals)
• How to set effective goals/outcomes
• Deciding  way to measure goals/outcomes
• How results can lead to improvements
• Where and how assessment details can be recorded
• When assessment should occur

Also, an introduction will be offered for survey design and development in Qualtrics.

Schedule of events:
1:00-1:45: Survey design and development in Qualtrics
2:00-3:30: Developing assessment plans (focus on administrative goals)
3:30-4:00: Developing assessment plans (focus on student learning outcomes)
4:15-5:00: Survey design and development in Qualtrics



Oversees and collects data related to student achievement, student engagement, and student and partner satisfaction. Information provided here includes reports related to National Survey of Student Engagement, Noel Levitz Survey and report, Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency, and the University’s Annual Assessment System. 

Goals of the Assessment branch are as follows:
      1. Work to discover high-quality processes to increase the university’s academic effectiveness.
      2. Collect and monitor assessment reports for each degree program and educational support unit.
      3. Help to promote the appropriate use of assessment data for institutional improvement.
      4. Support the academic and administrative review process by providing unit-specific data and meeting with appropriate faculty and staff during the process to help identify and highlight data trends.  

Academic Assessment Committee

The Auburn University at Montgomery Academic Assessment Committee is composed of representatives from the library, the five academic schools, and the honors program. The committee is charged with:

  • Advising on university-wide assessment activities
  • Selecting and training on assessment systems and software
  • Overseeing and assisting academic units with the development of student learning outcomes and operational goals
  • Reporting institutional effectiveness processes and outcomes to SACS for the fifth-year review and maintenance of accreditation.
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