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Program Review and Assessment

Program Review and Assessment

The Assessment office helps departments and academic programs ensure students graduate with highly valued degrees by:

  • Supporting the scholarship of learning on campus;
  • Assisting individuals working on learning objectives at the course level;
  • Providing feedback to departments and programs about methods for assessing student learning at the program level and ensuring alignment with GE and institutional-level outcomes as well as WSCUC Core Competencies;
  • Working with departments and programs to develop viable assessment plans;
  • Working with the offices of Student Assessment and Institutional Research to assist the university in its core commitment to assess student success;
  • Providing information about assessment activities such as conferences, websites, and e-learning opportunities.

The Program Review office helps departments, academic programs, and academic support programs ensure students graduate with highly valued degrees by:

  • Assisting departments and programs as they complete the self-study for program review (powerpoint tutorial available - PDF);
  • Working with departments and the VPAA to determine a suitable external reviewer for program review;
  • Supporting UPRC members in the drafting of program-review reports and recommendations to departments and programs.

More information on the program-review process may be found at the Program Assessment Review Council link.