Intended Audience
This module offers an introduction to the concept of assessment in higher education.  It is intended for:

  1. faculty at all levels; and/or
  2. staff, administrators, as well as other institutional stakeholders.

Objectives
Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • List various benefits of assessment for students, instructors, and other institutional stakeholders
  • Identify the impacts of the assessment process at various instructional and institutional levels
  • Describe how assessment is useful for institutional improvement
  • Recognize best practices for effectively using the assessment process to make evidence-based decisions
  • Examine common barriers to effective assessment
  • Choose appropriate responses to common barriers of effective assessment