Assessment Committee Meeting Minutes – May 14, 2014

Institution Wide Assessment Committee

Attendees: 05/02/14
Dawn Sinnott P
John V Moore P
Jody Bauer P
Susan Hauck A
Sam Hirsch P
Jim Spiewak P
Sharon Thompson P
Jill Weitz P
Wayne Wormley P
Dean of ES A

Table of Contents

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  1. Attendance – see page one of this document

  2. Suggested focus for the 2014-15 IWAC session

a. Review of Middle States visit and preliminary report

i. John Moore and Dawn Sinnott reviewed the preliminary report that was distributed at the meeting.

b. Significant themes

  1. Linking institutional assessments

  2. Closing the loop

3. Data Standards subcommittee
a. Review of the Principles and Procedures to be Considered in Developing

and Maintaining Data Usage Standards document by Jody Bauer, Jane Grosset, Tom Hawk

i. Critical data measurement
1. Establishing key College benchmarks used in institutional

assessment efforts

a. Discussion: This issue is a valid issue for 2014- 15 review.

2. Data Oversight and Business processes a. Changes in Banner tables

Institution Wide Assessment Committee

  1. Changes/additions in Banner codes, definitions and usage

  2. Data Errors

i. Discussion: These issues were discussed and determined to be valid points for review in 2014-15.

3. Data Glossary

a. Discussion: This will be accomplished in the future not during 2014-15.

4. Systems Integration
a. Keeping track/monitoring external data sources

linked to Banner
i. Discussion: How to monitor and who will

monitor was discussed.

4. Assessment Documentation
a. Repurposing existing library

i. Discussion: The document library created for Middle States will be revamped and will include an index for searching documents.

5. New directions
a. Student Learning Outcomes Work Group

i. Discussion: Agreement that this will be a goal for the2014-15 year.

b. New Insight Assessment Model

i. Discussion: An example was given of use of this type of model with non-credit workshop students has been successful.

6. Fall Meeting Schedule a. September 2014