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Higher Education, M.Ed.

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome V M.Ed. in Higher Education: Content knowledge: College student characteristics

Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how student learning and learning opportunities are influences by student characteristics and by collegiate environments so that graduates can design and evaluate learning experiences for students.

Objective 19 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students will demonstrate mastery of content knowledge in the area of effects of college on students at a proficient level or higher.

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2017 Status
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Measure 2

2017 Status
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Outcome W M.Ed. in Higher Education: Content knowledge: Foundational documents, professional values, and ethical principles

Graduates will be able to reference historical and current documents that state the philosophical foundations of the profession and to communicate their relevance to current student affairs practice; will be able to articulate the inherent values of the profession that are stipulated in these documents in a manner that indicates how these values guide practice; and, will be knowledgeable about and be able to apply as code of ethics or ethical principles sanctioned by a recognized professional organization that provides ethical guidance for their work.

Objective 20 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students will demonstrate proficiency in referencing and applying foundational documents, professional values, or ethical principles that guide the field.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Not Yet Achieved
While we have data for this measure, we are working to better align measurement of student learning outcomes and objectives.

Measure 2

2017 Status
Not Yet Achieved
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Outcome Y M.Ed. in Higher Education: Professional studies - Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Professional Studies: Assessment, Evaluation and Research: Graduates must be able to critique a sounds study or evaluation and be able to design, conduct, and report on a sound research study, assessment study, or program evaluation, grounded in the appropriate literature; and, must be aware of research ethics and legal implications of research, including the necessity of adhering to a human subjects review.
Objective 38 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students will be able to critique a sounds study or evaluation and be able to design, conduct, and report on a sound research study, assessment study, or program evaluation that is grounded in the appropriate literature.

Outcome Z M.Ed. in Higher Education: Professional studies - Organization and Administration of Student Affairs

Professional Studies: Organization and Administration of Student Affairs
Graduates must be able to identify and apply leadership, organizational and management practice that assist institutions in accomplishing their mission.
Objective 39 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students will be able to identify and apply leadership, organizational and management practice that assist institutions in accomplishing their mission.

Outcome [ M.Ed. in Higher Education: Supervised Practice

Supervised Practice
Graduates must gain exposure to both the breadth and depth of student affairs work. Students must gain experience in developmental work with individual students and groups of students in: program planning, implementation, or evaluation; staff training, advising, or supervision; and administration functions or processes.
Objective 40 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students in the College Student Affairs Leadership emphasis will successfully complete two separate 150-hour internship or practicum experiences which will include satisfactory performance as indicated by individual supervisors.

Outcome \ M.Ed. in Higher Education: Student Affairs and the Law

Student Affairs and the Law: Students must be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the legal issues affecting higher education and student affairs and key legal issues of higher education law including public vs. private institutions, FERPA, Title IX, Affirmative Action, etc.
Objective 41 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students enrolled in the College Student Affairs Leadership emphasis Students will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the legal issues affecting higher education and student affairs and key legal issues of higher education.

Outcome ] M.Ed. in Higher Education: Community Colleges

Community Colleges - Students must articulate the differences in organizational behavior and cultural biases between two-year and four-year colleges; the evolution of the community college as a major component of higher education; the philosophical purposes of the community college and their impact on the organizational behavior of its operation; the importance of community relations and the role that representatives of community colleges play in forging effective partnerships; the diversity of mission, student enrollment, and staffing impact the curriculum and services provided.
Objective 42 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students enrolled in the Adult and Higher Education emphasis will be able to articulate the differences in purpose and organizational behavior and cultural biases between two-year and four-year colleges.

Outcome ^ M.Ed. in Higher Education: Critical Issues

Critical Issues in Higher Education: Students must be able to identify, analyze, and debate critical issues facing American higher education; discuss the diverse institutional and environmental factors that influence higher education; and show an understanding the complexity of critical issues in higher education, including their history, context, effects on various constituents, and short- and long-term implications.
Objective 43 90% of M.Ed. in Higher Education students enrolled in the Adult and Higher Education emphasis will be able to identify, analyze, and debate critical issues facing American higher education and discuss the diverse institutional and environmental factors that influence higher education.