Institutional Effectiveness Resources

Annual Cycle for Institutional Effectiveness (Ongoing Institutional Effectiveness Calendar)

By September 30 of each year: Review data from previous year, document and summarize findings, determine final results, document how those results will be used and what follow up actions will be undertaken, and note who is responsible for the follow up. (This step is considered the end of the previous year’s cycle.)
October – December of each year: Identify outcomes to be assessed for the year, how those outcomes will be assessed, what the criteria for success is, the time frame for assessment, the responsible personnel, and document/share any supporting documents (rubrics to be used, curriculum proposals, etc.)  Prepare any budget requests based on assessment results from the previous year.  (This step is considered the beginning of the year’s cycle.)
December – May of each year:  Collect and analyze data related to plan.  Prepare any budget requests based on assessment results.
By September 30 of each year: Review data from previous year, document and summarize findings, determine final results, document how those results will be used and what follow up actions will be undertaken, and note who is responsible for the follow up.

Forms for Reporting Academic Outcomes and Plans

Forms for Reporting Non-instructional/Administrative Units Outcomes and Plans

Writing Outcomes and Learning Objectives/Outcomes

Developing Objectives and Relating them to Assessment - See more at: http://teaching.uncc.edu/learning-resources/articles-books/best-practice/goals-objectives/developing-objectives#sthash.JeaqMOze.dpuf

Curriculum Mapping Resources

“Doing” Assessment (Using Results to Implement Improvement)


Contact Cindy Williamson (Cynthia-I-Taylor@utc.edu; x4288).