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The 2016 Student Affairs Assessment Recognition Program promotes a culture of assessment within the Division of Student Affairs through recognition of exemplary assessment projects from throughout the division.
Recognized projects will demonstrate clarity of purpose, methodology/metrics, results, incorporation of results, and dissemination of results to stakeholders and/or actions taken as a result of conducting the project.
Nominations are no longer being accepted for the 2016 award.
The nomination deadline is Thursday, March 31, 2016.
Student Affairs Recognition of Exemplary Assessment Projects:
Criteria for Evaluating Nominations
1) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (possible points: 3)
• Provides a concise description of assessment project in 600 words or less
2) PURPOSE/GOALS (possible points: 3 per question - 6 maximum)
• Purpose is clearly stated and connected to: professional standards, best practices, another set of guiding principles, internal and/or external benchmarks
• Addresses strategic goals of campus, Student Affairs, or unit
3) METHODOLOGY (possible points: 3 per question - 6 maximum)
• Are the methods clearly described? Include why the methods were chosen.
• Are the measures or instrument included in the appendix?
4) PRIMARY RESULTS and INTERPRETATION (possible points: 3 per question - 6 maximum)
• Do the results address the purpose of assessment?
• Are the interpretation of results clearly stated?
5) CONCLUSIONS and FUTURE PLANS (possible points: 3 per question - 6 maximum)
• How are the results dissemenated?
• Is it clearly stated how the assessment project will/has inform(ed) future programs, services, best practices and/or assessment projects?
6) OVERALL QUALITY OF SUBMISSION (possible points: 3)
• Is the submission well written, focused (three pages or less), comprehensive and specific?
RATING SCALE (highest total possible points: 30)
Each of the criteria will be ranked on a 3-point rating scale of 0-3.
(0=not present; 1=lacks details; 2=some details; 3=very detailed)