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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  • Notes & Coffee: June 18 - 24

    Catch up on this week's trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: An “education and the workforce” agency; Feds plan accreditation experimentation; As pathway market expands, enrollment outcomes diverge; Moving beyond college completion; Gainful-employment disclosure delayed again.

    Posted on June 24, 2018 at 11:26 AM by NASPA Blog
  • The 2018 NASPA Assessment and Persistence Conference

    Student affairs professionals from all across the country gathered in Baltimore, MD last week for the 2018 NASPA Assessment and Persistence Conference. Designed to promote student learning and success by strengthening assessment, improving educational quality, and developing intentional persistence programming, #APC18 was a place for those specializing in assessment to connect, and learn from those excelling in the field.

    Posted on June 22, 2018 at 11:22 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Live Briefing: Action-Oriented Assessment – Strategies for Collecting Data by Engaging Participants

    Live Briefing, June 25 at 2 PM EST. This webinar will present strategies for active, engaging data collection with face-to-face groups of students, faculty, and staff. Participants will be encouraged to think about the creation of artifacts as a fun (and easy) way to collect data that can be used to evaluate the success of programs and services. Strategies for reporting the data collected from these non-traditional embedded approaches will also be presented, to encourage practices related to closing the loop.

    Posted on June 21, 2018 at 05:02 PM by Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
  • Notes & Coffee: June 11 -17

    Catch up on this week's trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Seeking votes on PROSPER, GOP appears to come up short; Under DeVos, a smaller Department of Education; The minority-serving-college mobility bump; States struggle to close degree-attainment gap; Where grad students struggle with loan repayments.

    Posted on June 17, 2018 at 04:34 PM by NASPA Blog

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