Category: Assessment

Women raising her hands outside

A Problem of Faculty Accountability

In the non-externally accredited fields, we have a crisis. This crisis has been lurking for many years.  It is persistent, often unspoken.  It derails quality initiatives and ensures we will continue with middling levels of student achievement, retention, graduation rates, and successful job placements. I’m talking about faculty accountability. As faculty and instructors, we are Read More

Making assessment user-friendly helps students succeed

Sometimes you come across an idea/process/presentation and it is Ah.Mazing. Today for me, that presentation was given by Dr. Clifton Franklund from Ferris State University at the 2018 IUPUI Assessment Institute. Amidst what sounds like a discouraging and chaotic situation on campus, Dr. Franklund has developed a beautiful, intuitive and actually useful method of collecting, Read More