Academic Assessment

Assessment Fundamentals

Posted On July 30, 2014

What Is Assessment?

Assessment in this context is the systematic collection, review, and use of information about student learning for the purpose of continually improving student learning and overall program effectiveness

Characteristics of effective assessment include:

Focused: it keeps the attention on student learning Prioritized: it doesn’t try to solve all problems at once Explicit:… more »

2014-2015 Assessment Cycle

Posted On May 12, 2014

Assessment reports for the 2014-2015 academic year are due on October 1, 2015.

We are in the process of identifying a successor to WEAVEonline as our assessment reporting portal.  We plan to make a final decision during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Pending that decision, we are offering reporters two reporting options (three for reporters in… more »

Student Learning Assessment at GSU

Posted On August 26, 2013

GSU assesses student learning on an annual basis in all undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree and certificate programs as well as in the General Education (core curriculum) program.  Faculty play a central role in all aspects of the assessment process: the establishment of student learning outcomes, the development of assessment plans, the implementation of those… more »

Assessment of Student Learning

Posted On April 12, 2013

The mission of the Office of Assessment and Review is to ensure Georgia State University’s compliance with SACSCOC and Board of Regents standards by supporting the University community in the conduct of meaningful, effective, and sustainable assessment of student learning.  At GSU, we assess student learning

a)      in every… more »