Assessment and Evaluation

Good assessment and evaluation practices support the success of students, programs, and institutions through clearly communicated learning outcomes, solid methodology, and the informed used of data; assessment and evaluation’s importance to the field of student affairs continues to grow every day. This focus area pulls together information from current research and publications, our knowledge communities, and NASPA events to strengthen your knowledge base of assessment and evaluation, providing opportunities for involvement, education, and professional development in this critical competency for student affairs professionals.

Assessment and Evaluation

Assessment and Evaluation
Initiatives & Awards

NASPA is pleased to recognize student affairs professionals for their innovative assessment and evaluation practices that create a culture of assessment and learning on their campuses.

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    Assessment folks! The window for nominations is open for the 7th Annual NASPA AER KC Innovation Award. Winner(s) will receive free registration to the 2019 NASPA Assessment, Persistence, and Data Analytics Conference and a $500 travel stipend. This is a pretty cool award!

    Posted on March 18, 2019 at 02:47 PM by Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
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    Every department at an institution should have access to an online survey system for research and assessment purposes. There are a lot of variables to consider with selecting an online survey system and a lot of commercial solutions to exam. Read on to explore more about these systems and what to do when your department is exploring.

    Posted on March 8, 2019 at 02:56 PM by Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
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    With the cost of college soaring, students who deviate from their recommended course path may end up spending thousands of extra dollars—not to mention extra time—completing their graduation requirements. Or, they may drop out of school altogether. In today's guest post from Molly Jacobson, project leader at Boston Consulting Group, learn how four postsecondary institutions - three universities and one community college - reformed advising on their campus to improve student success.

    Posted on March 7, 2019 at 08:44 AM by RPI Blog
  • 2019 NASPA Knowledge Communities Online Publication

    NASPA’s Knowledge Communities bring together student affairs educators to create and share knowledge about the work in our field. KC’s bring forth effective practices, current research, and emerging trends in student affairs. This publication represents one of the many ways the NASPA KCs create and share knowledge to support our association's strategic plan and the professional development of our membership.

    Posted on March 1, 2019 at 02:23 PM by NASPA Blog

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