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Assessment cycle and schedule with TaskStream menu

  1. 1. THE ASSESSMENT CYCLE1. Learning objectives for college are established2. Program outcomes are recorded and assessment plans developed in alignment with the Program Outcomes and the College Objectives3. Program Assessment data is collected and analyzed to determine where improvements are needed4. Plans to improve are based on data review and analysis Program Outcomes5. Institutional Reports are created from your inputs Revised, Recorded6. Outcomes data and reports are reviewed Program Assessment Assessment Plan is Drafted, Discussed Recorded Jan Aug Jan Assessment Assessment Results Input in Results Collected, Jul Feb Collected, Recorded TaskStream Recorded Summer Mar Annual Reports Jun Program created from Assessment your inputs Discussed Plans to improve based on data Recorded
  2. 2. CONTENTS Slide #Assessment Schedule 3Assessment Cycle by term 4Elements, Reports for Assessment LOQI 8 Institutional Assessment Plan (CSU-Global Assessment Process) 9 Annual Report on Student Achievement 10 Program Assessment Plan 11 Annual Program Action Plan 12 Annual Program Review and Discussion 13TaskStream: where to enter data 14Annual Stakeholder Reports 17
  3. 3. AD’s PC’s ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE StaffContinuous AD’s, Assessment coordinator monitor Assessment Plans and support assessment processDecember 31: Assessment Plan, new Program Learning Outcomes are inputJanuary 5: Waypoint rubrics based on new Assessment Plan should be reviewedFebruary28: Findings, Recommendations for Fall Cycle Assessments should be inputMarch 28 Summary of Program Assessment and progress written in the TaskStream discussion area AD’s monitor discussionsJune 30: Program Improvement actions for Fall term should be recorded.June-July: Hold Faculty Assessment Team meetingsJuly 31: Findings for Spring Cycle Assessments should be input into TaskStream from LOQI Input Annual Program Action Plan to address problems, create new programs Summary of Program Assessment and progress written in the TaskStream discussion areaAugust 31: AD’s review Action Plan, monitor discussions Review the discussions of other programs LOQI should be reviewed by PCs in preparation for starting new cycleSeptember 30: Institutional Assessment Plan should be reviewed, returned to the Assessment CoordinatorSeptember 30: New Program Learning Outcomes are inputOctober 31: Review sections of Annual Report and return to Assessment CoordinatorNovember-December: Hold Faculty Assessment Team meetingsEarly December: AD’s will review progress on Program Assessment PlanDecember 31: Program Assessment Plan, new Program Learning Outcomes are input
  4. 4. ASSESSMENT CYCLE: FALL TERM August •Program outcomes are reviewed for the year and revised or remain intact. •(Program) Assessment Plan is created, if new program, or reviewed for revision is existing program. September •Care must be taken to align assessments with outcomes •PCs responsible
  5. 5. ASSESSMENT CYCLE: FALL TERM September •New Program outcomes input into TaskStream •Annual Report on Student Achievement is generated (based on previous assessment cycles) •PCs review their sections of Annual Report October •Report is completed and delivered to stakeholders •Associate Dean’s Review Assessment Plans and Write a Summary •Associate Dean’s Review and Comment on Annual Report on Student Achievement Nov. –Dec. •Learning Outcomes Data is distributed and analyzed
  6. 6. ASSESSMENT CYCLE: FALL TERM November-Dec. •Coordinators offer each other peer review of plans and recommendations December- •Assessment Coordinator will generate reports on new Assessment Plans/new Learning Outcomes to input into January rubrics/Waypoint Early January •If there are new or revised program outcomes they are entered into Waypoint for WN C March •Examine and discuss outcomes and plan to address issues
  7. 7. ASSESSMENT CYCLE:SPRING TERM End of • Program Coordinators receive learning outcomes data on assessment results Spring • Hold faculty, team meetingsAll terms • Student Assessments data and improvement plans are recorded in Taskstream • PCs review data, discuss with each other and faculty July • Design Annual Program Action Plan to address problems seen in data
  8. 8. LOQILearning Outcomes and Quality Indicators.Summary of how students are meeting expectationsReports generated at end of every termPCs must review all reports for year by August. Weaknesses should be addressed with new outcomes goals in the coming academic year
  9. 9. CSU-GLOBAL ASSESSMENT PLAN Describes how CSU-G will assess students at an institutional level Outlines new assessments, plans for improvement of outcomes PCs need to review it annually and recommend changes to improve performance
  10. 10. ANNUAL REPORT ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTGenerated from several sources:Learning Outcomes Quality Indicator (LOQI)ETS Proficiency Profile (standardized tests of CSUG students)Graduate Survey Results Asks questions about how former students perceived their educationPCs review their part in October
  11. 11. PROGRAM ASSESSMENT PLANDesigned by PCs together with key facultyAligns Program Outcomes with specific AssessmentsIs entered into TaskStream by end of NovemberPCs review the plans of each other and revise accordingly before new outcomes are input into Waypoint for Students
  12. 12. ANNUAL PROGRAM ACTION PLAN• Done at the end of the annual assessment cycles to review broadly program progress• Based on LOQI, PCs, together with faculty, make plans for improvement of outcomes• Plans must be entered into TaskStream by July• Report is generated from the Plans for stakeholders
  13. 13. REVIEW, DISCUSS Last stage of annual assessment cycle Provides an opportunity to review results of last year, see results of changes made in fall Opportunity to talk to other PCs, stakeholders about goals for the coming year
  14. 14. TASKSTREAM:ASSESSMENT PLANS• June-July • Hold Biannual Faculty Assessment Team meetings • 2-3 Program Faculty to review and comment on program plan, data results and make recommendations• September 30: New Program Learning Outcomes are input• November-December • Hold Biannual Faculty Assessment Team meetings• December 31: Input Assessment Plan for new year• January 5: Waypoint rubrics based on new Assessment Plan should be reviewed
  15. 15. TASKSTREAM SCHEDULERESULTS AND IMPROVEMENT • Continuous: Review LOQI at the end of every term • January 31: Program Improvement actions for Fall term should be recorded. • These include advisory committee, timelines for implementation plans, plans for new program outcomes • February 28: Findings, Recommendations for Fall Cycle Assessments should be input • June 30: Program Improvement actions for Fall term should be recorded. • July 31: Findings for Spring Cycle Assessments should be input • The outcomes shown in the LOQI for the assessments specified in the Assessment plan should be evaluated
  16. 16. TASKSTREAM SCHEDULEANNUAL PROGRAM ACTION PLAN • July: discuss your own plans and those of other PCs in TaskStream discussion board • July 31: Input Annual Program Action Plan to address problems, create new programs
  17. 17. REPORT DEADLINES:INSTITUTIONAL ASSESSMENT PLAN• August 31: All LOQI should be reviewed by PCs in preparation for starting new cycle • Faculty committees and other stakeholders should participate• September 30: Institutional Assessment Plan should be reviewed and returned to the Assessment Coordinator
  18. 18. REPORT DEADLINES:INSTITUTIONAL ANNUAL REPORT• October 31: Review sections of Annual Report and return to Assessment Coordinator
  19. 19. AD’s PC’s ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE StaffContinuous AD’s, Assessment coordinator monitor Assessment Plans and support assessment processDecember 31: Assessment Plan, new Program Learning Outcomes are inputJanuary 5: Waypoint rubrics based on new Assessment Plan should be reviewedFebruary28: Findings, Recommendations for Fall Cycle Assessments should be inputMarch 28 Summary of Program Assessment and progress written in the TaskStream discussion area AD’s monitor discussionsJune 30: Program Improvement actions for Fall term should be recorded.June-July: Hold Faculty Assessment Team meetingsJuly 31: Findings for Spring Cycle Assessments should be input into TaskStream from LOQI Input Annual Program Action Plan to address problems, create new programs Summary of Program Assessment and progress written in the TaskStream discussion areaAugust 31: AD’s review Action Plan, monitor discussions Review the discussions of other programs LOQI should be reviewed by PCs in preparation for starting new cycleSeptember 30: Institutional Assessment Plan should be reviewed, returned to the Assessment CoordinatorSeptember 30: New Program Learning Outcomes are inputOctober 31: Review sections of Annual Report and return to Assessment CoordinatorNovember-December: Hold Faculty Assessment Team meetingsEarly December: AD’s will review progress on Program Assessment PlanDecember 31: Program Assessment Plan, new Program Learning Outcomes are input
  20. 20. WHAT SHOULD BE DONE RIGHT NOW (1/17) Program learning outcomes were just input and put into rubrics Make sure they are also recorded in Curriculum MapPlease send me a list of theclasses in the programtogether with the outcomeseach course assesses so Ican input this for you (if youhave not already done it)
  21. 21. WHAT SHOULD BE DONE NEXT (2/28) • February 28: Findings, Recommendations for Fall Cycle Assessments should be input

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