Using Evaluation to Improve Learning – From Data to Wisdom

A sound evaluation process is critical to produce findings and recommendations for the improvement of student learning. Evaluation is where all the assessment processes come together for review and recommendations for improvements. This session will demonstrate the elements of an effective evaluation process that involves faculty and leads to the improvement of student learning, assessment processes and curriculum integrity around desired learning outcomes. Examples of how the process can improve the quality of stated learning outcomes, curriculum mapping and faculty engagement are provided. Participants will engage in identifying the important elements of evaluation and recognizing and diagnosing symptoms of ineffective processes.