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Assessment at GVSU

Assessment philosophy and transition:

  • 0:52 shift from goals to outcomes 
  • 3:44 from WEAVE to GVAssess
  • 6:52 converting assessment plans
  • 13:44 the new assessment process

Overview of GVAssess:

  • 3:25 group-admin / adding users
  • 4:00 viewing other units' materials
  • 4:44 reviewing your sub-entities
  • 5:44 viewing historical documents

Entering your plan into GVAssess:

  • 1:13 entering outcomes
  • 4:19 curriculum mapping
  • 12:48 entering objectives
  • 16:10 adding measures
  • 30:10 data reporting

Assessment Resources

 
 
 

Templates - for offline planning

Assessment Planning Grid

Assessment Planning Grid - Screenshot

Assessment Overview
(SLO+Objective+Measure) x Program

Note: This template is an optional first step, not a replacement, for entering plan information into GVAssess.

Assessment Calendar Example

SCB Assessment Calendar (screenshot)

Assessment Calendar
(SLO+Objectives) x (Course | Semester)

GVAssess Tip

Manage your labels. Outcomes into GVAssess are displayed for the entire department to allow ‘sharing’ among the degree programs. Because Outcomes are sorted alphabetically by the "Student Outcome Label" in GVAssess, you can use prefix codes to keep related outcomes clustered together throughout the site.

Example 1: Mathematics uses codes to group outcomes by program: Outcomes A, B, C, and D are general, but ELE-A, ELE-B, SEC-A, and SEC-B are unique to the elementary (ELE) and secondary (SEC) education emphases. 

Example 2: Movement Science uses codes to group by skill-type: Outcomes A-AT and A-SC relate to collaboration (A), while B-AT, B-CES, B-ES, and B-HFI all relate to critical thinking (B).


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