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Plan: Institutional Research and Effectiveness

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Mission Statement: The mission of the office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IRE) at Great Basin College is to foster a culture of evidence by facilitating the management, analysis, reporting and use of data and information in support of planning, assessment and decision-making.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Design and deliver comprehensive data and information via an internal web site to be used for program reviews, program-level advisory board meetings and accreditation purposes, and for program and course planning purposes. (Theme 1)

Last changed on 04/26/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: Work with Susanna and Brandis to figure out a fairly seamless method for all GBC employees to gain access to internal website(s)to facilitate data delivery.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: Explore the use of MyGBC portal, TracDat, and the shared network drive for this purpose. Test the ease of maintining a website or links within it.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Completed

    1.1.2  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

2.  Goal: Fully implement TracDat for student learning outcomes assessment reporting, program outcomes assessment reporting and departmental planning reporting for continuous improvement purposes. (Theme 1)

Added on 08/17/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: Design and implement a template for tracking Gen Ed outcomes and courses. Get all assessed Gen Ed courses into TracDat and provide a report to the Gen Ed and Assessment Committees.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Due 03 of 2013

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  2.2  Objective: Work with the Assessment Committee to confirm the process for reporting course assessments to faculty and department chairs and to modify the current course assessment template to better match TracDat reporting capabilities.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  2.3  Objective: Enter all program student learning outcomes assessments available centrally from student surveys and program review documentation. Develop a process and/or template to collect direct assessments from departments to enter into TracDat. Report all available information to the Assessment Committee and to certificate and degree program directors.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Due 05 of 2013

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  2.4  Objective: Mock up a couple of templates from NLNAC accreditation standards and enter initial information for one standard so that Nursing can review and determine what works best for them. Grant users access, train them on initial use, and work with student worker to facilitate initial data entry.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  2.5  Objective: Develop a tracking mechanism for departments to use to plan the required five-year course assessment rotation. Work with faculty to get feedback before moving it forward.

Added on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Due 05 of 2013

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
3.  Goal: Collaborate on an institution-wide assessment plan and help put it into action. (Theme 1)

Added on 08/17/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: Draft an institution-wide assessment plan for discussion at President's Council. Reference Assessment Policy and Assessment Committee oversight of student learning outcomes for courses and certificate/degree programs and recommend a schedule and process for assessing continuous improvement of student services and other support functions at GBC.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Due 01 of 2013

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  3.2  Objective: Develop an assessment website with reporting templates, documentation, resources, and links to TracDat, Assessment Committee, and Evaluation Committee, assessment plan and schedule.

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
4.  Goal: Investigate the feasibility of an Operational Unit Program Review Lite process to facilitate continuous improvement. Design and implement it for Institutional Research and Effectiveness as a method of demonstrating its feasibility. (Theme 3)

Last changed on 12/11/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

  OBJECTIVES
  No objectives are on file for this goal  




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