Resources and Support

The Office of Assessment and Accreditation provides workshops, training and additional resources to support the assessment process at NC State.

Assessment Workshops

The Office of Assessment and Accreditation is offering a series of general assessment workshops throughout the fall.

Assessment 101

This workshop is for faculty and staff involved in their program or unit’s assessment process or their administrative unit’s assessment process. It will cover the purposes of assessment, the assessment cycle in general and the assessment process at NC State. This workshop will also provide an overview of assessment methods, resources and best practices.

Thursday, March 25, 1-3 pm: Assessment 101 (General) Register

Thursday, April 1, 9-11 am: Assessment 101 (Administrative Units) Register

Thursday, April 8, 11 am-1 pm: Assessment 101 (Administrative Units)  Register

Curriculum Maps and Course Alignment (Academic Programs)

This workshop is for faculty and staff involved in the academic student learning outcomes assessment process. It will introduce participants to curriculum maps and course alignment maps as key tools for assessment and planning. The workshop will explain the goals of curriculum mapping, provide participants with the necessary information to select an appropriate model for curriculum mapping and to identify alignment of curriculum, outcomes, and using the curriculum map and course alignment maps.

Thursday, April 15, 3-5 pm: Curriculum Maps and Course Alignment (Academic Programs) Register

Assessment Report Writing (Administrative Units)

This workshop will guide participants through the assessment report writing process by discussing the components for each section of the report, expectations, sharing best practices, and report examples.

Thursday, April 29, 3-5 pm: Assessment Report Writing (Administrative Units) Register

Writing and Revising Outcomes (Academic Programs and Administrative Units)

This workshop is for faculty and staff involved in the outcomes assessment process for their program or unit. The workshop will cover the basics of writing, reviewing, and revising program or unit level outcomes.

Wednesday, May 5, 12-2 pm: Writing and Revising Outcomes (Academic Programs and Administrative Units)  Register

Assessment Report Writing (Academic Programs)

This workshop is for faculty and staff involved in the academic student learning outcomes assessment process. The workshop will guide participants through the assessment report writing process by discussing the components for each section of the report, expectations, sharing best practices, and report examples.

Thursday, May 6, 10 am-12 pm: Assessment Report Writing (Academic Programs) Register

 

Training on Annual Outcomes Assessment Process

This spring, campus assessment facilitators will offer drop-in training sessions for directors of undergraduate programs (DUPs), directors of graduate programs (DGPs) and department heads for assistance with the annual outcomes assessment process. 

Training will be offered on the following dates:

Friday, February 5th, 10 am-12 pm: Drop-in session via Zoom

Friday, February 12th, 11 am-1 pm:  Drop-in session via Zoom

Friday, February 26th, 9-11 am: Drop-in session via Zoom

Friday, March 5th, 1-3 pm: Drop-in session via Zoom  

Friday, March 12th, 3-5 pm: Drop-in session via Zoom

Friday, March 19th, 10 am-12 pm: Drop-in session via Zoom

Faculty and staff involved in the assessment process are also welcome to reach out to the assessment facilitators for individual consultations (Dr. Stephany Dunstan sbdunsta@ncsu.edu for undergraduate programs; Dr. Pierre Gremaud gremaud@ncsu.edu for graduate programs).

Links

Resources for Assessment During COVID

General Assessment Resources

Student Learning Outcomes and Program Outcomes

Curriculum Mapping Resources

Assessment Evidence and Methods

Types of Assessment Evidence

Surveys

Assessing Course Products

Rubrics

Collecting Assessment Evidence

Analysis of Assessment Evidence

Equity and Assessment

Other NC State Resources

External Resources