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					Program Objectives Assessment
       Program    AAS - Construction Management
    Department    Construction Management
 College/School   Community and Technical College
 Academic Year    2006
CIP Coordinator   Jeffrey Callahan
                                                                                                                     TABLE 1
                                                                                                         ASSESSMENT OF PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

                                                       Note: No data collected for program objectives.
                                                                                                                                             Objectives Indicators                                          Current Year                                  5 Year Trend Data




                                                                                                                                                                    Advisory Committee




                                                                                                                                                                                         Weighted Average
                                                                                                                                                  Employer Survey
                                                                                                                           Graduate Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Target Value



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dufference



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2006/2007



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2007/2008



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2003/2004



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2004/2005



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2005/2006
                                                                                                                                                                         Feedback
                                                       The primary objectives of the UAA
                                                       Construction Management program are that
                                                       all graduates will:
                                                       possess a basic knowledge of the techniques,
                                                       principles, and skills applicable to sound          Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   3.50            -3.50         0.00
                                                   1   construction management practices used by
                                                       construction contractors, construction project
                                                                                                          Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50
                                                       owners, and design firms.

                                                                                                           Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   3.50            -3.50         0.00
                                                       possess an understanding of the principles
                                                   2
                                                       related to the construction process.
                                                                                                          Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50
                    Published Program Objectives




                                                       possess sufficient technical competence to          Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   3.50            -3.50         0.00
                                                   3   obtain employment as an entry-level
                                                       construction manager.                              Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50

                                                       possess a fundamental understanding of the          Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   4.00            -4.00         0.00
                                                   4   issues related to construction management
                                                       practices in Alaska.                               Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50

                                                                                                           Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   3.00            -3.00         0.00
                                                       be able to communicate effectively verbally
                                                   5
                                                       and in writing.
                                                                                                          Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50

                                                                                                           Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   3.00            -3.00         0.00
                                                   6   be able to work within a team environment.
                                                                                                          Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50

                                                       be prepared for and understand the need for         Value          0.00                   0.00                0.00                0.00                   3.00            -3.00         0.00
                                                   7   continued professional development
                                                       throughout their careers.                          Weight          1.00                   1.00                0.50


                                                                                            NOTES: Blank and shaded = Tool does not measure this published outcome.
                                                                                                   Values:    Values are reported on a scale of 0-5 (0 = poor, 5 = perfect)
                                                                                                   Weights: 0.5 = Tool gives anecdotal indication of published outcome.
                                                                                                                1 = Tool is a good measure of the published outcome




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                                  fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                                                                           Obj Results
Program Objectives Assessment Discussion
       Program    AAS - Construction Management
    Department    Construction Management
 College/School   Community and Technical College
 Academic Year    2006
CIP Coordinator   Jeffrey Callahan

                                                      TABLE 2
                                     ANALYSIS OF OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT RESULTS

                  Note: Alternatively, an electronic wordprocessing document compatable with MS Word may be substituted for this table.

                                  Objective                  Result          Target                                                                Discussion
                  The primary objectives of the UAA
                  Construction Management program
                  are that all graduates will:

                possess a basic knowledge of the
                techniques, principles, and skills
                applicable to sound construction                                               Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              1                                               0.00            3.50
                management practices used by                                                                                                      discontinued.
                construction contractors, construction
                project owners, and design firms.

                possess an understanding of the
                                                                                               Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              2 principles related to the construction        0.00            3.50
                                                                                                                                                  discontinued.
                process.

                possess sufficient technical
                                                                                               Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              3 competence to obtain employment as            0.00            3.50
                                                                                                                                                  discontinued.
                an entry-level construction manager.

                possess a fundamental understanding
                                                                                               Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              4 of the issues related to construction         0.00            4.00
                                                                                                                                                  discontinued.
                management practices in Alaska.


                  be able to communicate effectively                                           Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              5                                               0.00            3.00
                  verbally and in writing.                                                                                                        discontinued.



                  be able to work within a team                                                Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              6                                               0.00            3.00
                  environment.                                                                                                                    discontinued.


                be prepared for and understand the
                                                                                               Program Objectives will amalgamated with revised Program Outcomes in 2007 and the use of Program Objectives will be
              7 need for continued professional               0.00            3.00
                                                                                                                                                  discontinued.
                development throughout their careers.




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                          fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                       Obj Analysis
           Program Outcomes Assessment
       Program:                          AAS - Construction Management
    Department:                          Construction and Design Technology
 College/School:                         Community and Technical College
Academic Year:                           2006
CIP Coordinator:                         Jeffrey Callahan                                                 TABLE 3
                                                                                           ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                     PROGRAM OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT RESULTS



                                                                                                                                                                                     Outcomes Indicators                                                                                                                            Current Year                      5 Year Trend Data




                                                                                                                                                                                               Management: Pre-post Knowledge



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A163 - BuiLding Construction Cost




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A163 - BuiLding Construction Cost
                                                                                                                                                                Management: Course Outcomes




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Estimating: Pre-post Knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                Course Level Assessment - CM




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Course Level Assessment - CM




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Course Level Assessment - CM
                                                                                                                                                                Course Level Assessment - CM
                                                                                                                                  Advisory Committee Feedback




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Estimating: Course Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                 A201 - Construction Project
                                                                                                                                                                 A201 - Construction Project
                                                                                                           Graduate Exit Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Weighted Average



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Target Value



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dufference



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2004/2005



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2005/2006



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2006/2007



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2007/2008



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2008/2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grades
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Survey
                                                                                                                                                                           Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tests




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tests
                                              Analyze, interpret and understand the process      Value    4.50                                                          4.36                            3.00                                                                                            4.54     4.10                   4.00            0.10           3.82         4.10
                                          1   used to create construction drawings and other
                                                     documents used in construction              Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                            1.00                                                                                            1.00

                                                   Define the roles, relationships, and          Value    4.83                                                          4.25                            2.00                                                                                            4.35     3.86                   4.00            -0.14          4.24         3.86
                                          2      responsibilities of the participants in the
                                                         construction process.                   Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                            1.00                                                                                            1.00

                                                  Define basic building systems, building        Value    4.83                                                                                                                                                                                          3.82     4.33                   4.00            0.33           3.81         4.33
                                          3       equipment, materials, techniques, and
                                                       assemblies for construction.              Weight   1.00                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00

                                               Define basic structural theories and physical     Value    4.50                                                                                                                                                                                          4.19     4.35                   4.00            0.35           3.58         4.35
                                          4     principles affecting structural behavior in
                                                         buildings and civil works.              Weight   1.00                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00

                                              Define the basic elements of civil construction,   Value    4.17                                                                                                                                                                                          4.09     4.13                   4.00            0.13           3.15         4.13
                                          5      soil mechanics, foundations, roads, and
                                                          construction surveying.                Weight   1.00                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00

                                                  Analyze financial data and construction
                                                                                                 Value    4.50                                                          4.11                            3.00                                                                                            4.71     4.08                   4.00            0.08           4.14         4.08
                                              budgets for procurement decision-making and
                                          6
                                               effective planning and control of construction
                                                                operations.                      Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                            1.00                                                                                            1.00
            Published Program Outcomes




                                               Interpret construction documents and related      Value    4.83                                                                                                                                                                                          4.75     4.79                   4.00            0.79           4.35         4.79
                                          7   information to calculate quantities of material,
                                                labor, and equipment needed for a project.       Weight   1.00                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00

                                                  Interpret construction documents and
                                                                                                 Value    4.50                                                          4.05                            3.00                                                                                            4.71     4.07                   4.00            0.06           3.12         4.07
                                                productivity factors to estimate costs for
                                          8
                                              material, labor, equipment and other resources
                                                            needed for a project.




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                                                                                   fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                                                                                                                                Outc Results Page 3
           Program Outcomes Assessment
       Program:                          AAS - Construction Management
    Department:                          Construction and Design Technology
 College/School:                         Community and Technical College
Academic Year:                           2006
CIP Coordinator:                         Jeffrey Callahan                                                 TABLE 3
                                                                                           ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                     PROGRAM OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT RESULTS



                                                                                                                                                                                     Outcomes Indicators                                                                                                                            Current Year                      5 Year Trend Data




                                                                                                                                                                                               Management: Pre-post Knowledge



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A163 - BuiLding Construction Cost




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A163 - BuiLding Construction Cost
                                                                                                                                                                Management: Course Outcomes




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Estimating: Pre-post Knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                Course Level Assessment - CM




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Course Level Assessment - CM




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Course Level Assessment - CM
                                                                                                                                                                Course Level Assessment - CM
                                                                                                                                  Advisory Committee Feedback




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Estimating: Course Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                 A201 - Construction Project
                                                                                                                                                                 A201 - Construction Project
                                                                                                           Graduate Exit Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Weighted Average



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Target Value



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dufference



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2004/2005



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2005/2006



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2006/2007



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2007/2008



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2008/2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grades
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Survey
                                                                                                                                                                           Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tests




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tests
            Published Program Outcomes




                                                  Interpret construction documents and
                                                 productivity factors to estimate costs for
                                          8
                                              material, labor, equipment and other resources
                                              Analyze, interpret and understand the process      Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                            1.00                                                                                            1.00
                                                            needed for a project.
                                          1   used to create construction drawings and other
                                                      documents planning and scheduling
                                                 Utilize effective used in construction          Value    3.83                                                          4.14                                                                                                                            4.82     4.26                   4.00            0.26           2.63         4.26
                                          9      methods to organize, track, and update
                                                    construction project schedules.              Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                                                                                                                            1.00

                                              Apply data analysis to identify construction
                                                                                                 Value    4.50                                                          4.06                                                                                                                            4.82     4.46                   4.00            0.46           0.00         4.46
                                            problems, specify goals, and execute projects
                                         10
                                            including understanding of project control and
                                                          quality assurance.                     Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                                                                                                                            1.00

                                                                                                 Value    4.17                                                                                                                                                                                          4.08     4.12                   4.00            0.12           4.29         4.12
                                                   Interpret standard building codes for
                                         11
                                                  application in construction processes.
                                                                                                 Weight   1.00                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00

                                              Identify, understand and apply the elements in     Value    4.17                                                          4.23                                                                                                                            4.88     4.42                   4.00            0.42           0.00         4.42
                                         12    construction employee relations and contract
                                                                    law.                         Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                                                                                                                            1.00

                                              Utilize industry standard software for computer-   Value    3.17                                                                                                                                                                                          3.76     3.46                   4.00            -0.54          4.25         3.46
                                         13    aided drafting (CAD), cost estimaing, project
                                                   scheduling, and resource management.          Weight   1.00                                                                                                                                                                                          1.00

                                                                                                 Value    4.17                                                          4.27                                                                                                                            5.00     4.48                   4.00            0.48           0.00         4.48
                                                Understand the processes of construction
            Published Program Outcomes




                                         14
                                               disputes, claims and project documentation.
                                                                                                 Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                                                                                                                            1.00

                                              Obtain a working knowledge of safety, health,      Value    4.83                                                          4.27                            5.00                                                                                            4.36     4.62                   4.00            0.62           0.00         4.62
                                         15       and environmental issues related to
                                                         construction activities.                Weight   1.00                                                          1.00                            1.00                                                                                            1.00




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                                                                                   fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                                                                                                                                Outc Results Page 4
           Program Outcomes Assessment
       Program:                          AAS - Construction Management
    Department:                          Construction and Design Technology
 College/School:                         Community and Technical College
Academic Year:                           2006
CIP Coordinator:                         Jeffrey Callahan                                            TABLE 3
                                                                                      ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                PROGRAM OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT RESULTS



                                                                                                                                                                                      Outcomes Indicators                                                                                                                            Current Year                     5 Year Trend Data




                                                                                                                                                                                                Management: Pre-post Knowledge



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A163 - BuiLding Construction Cost




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A163 - BuiLding Construction Cost
                                                                                                                                                                 Management: Course Outcomes




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Estimating: Pre-post Knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Course Level Assessment - CM




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Course Level Assessment - CM




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Course Level Assessment - CM
                                                                                                                                                                 Course Level Assessment - CM
                                                                                                                                   Advisory Committee Feedback




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Estimating: Course Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                  A201 - Construction Project
                                                                                                                                                                  A201 - Construction Project
                                                                                                            Graduate Exit Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Weighted Average



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Target Value



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dufference



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2004/2005



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2005/2006



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2006/2007



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2007/2008



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2008/2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Grades
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Survey
                                                                                                                                                                            Survey




                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tests




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tests
                                                                                    NOTES: Blank and shaded = Tool does not measure this published outcome.
                                              Analyze, interpret and understand the process
                                                                                             Weights: 0.5 = Tool gives anecdotal indication of published outcome.
                                          1   used to create construction drawings and other
                                                                                                         1 = Tool is a good measure of the published outcome
                                                     documents used in construction
            Published Program Outcomes




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                                                                                    fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                                                                                                                               Outc Results Page 5
Program Outcomes Assessment Discussion
          Program       AAS - Construction Management
       Department       Construction and Design Technology
    College/School      Community and Technical College
    Academic Year       2006
   CIP Coordinator      Jeffrey Callahan

                                                             TABLE 4
                                             ANALYSIS OF OUTCOME ASSESSMENT RESULTS

                        Note: Alternatively, an electronic wordprocessing document compatable with MS Word may be substituted for this table.

                                        Objective                    Result    Target                                                                                   Discussion
                      Analyze, interpret and understand the
                       process used to create construction
                    1                                                4.10       4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                      drawings and other documents used in
                                   construction

                        Define the roles, relationships, and
                    2 responsibilities of the participants in the    3.86       4.00               This value was drawn down by the results of the pre/post knowledege exams in a single section. Other indicators for the Outcome are acceptable.
                               construction process.


                      Define basic building systems, building
                    3 equipment, materials, techniques, and          4.33       4.00                                                                             This result is acceptable.
                           assemblies for construction.


                          Define basic structural theories and
                    4    physical principles affecting structural    4.35       4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                         behavior in buildings and civil works.

                           Define the basic elements of civil
                             construciton, soil mechanics,
                    5                                                4.13       4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                         foundations, roads, and construction
                                      surveying.

                        Analyze financial data and construction
                          budgets for procurement decision-
                    6                                                4.08       4.00                                                                             This result is acceptable.
                          making and effective planning and
                          control of construciton operations.

                         Interpret construction documents and
                             related information to calculate
                    7                                                4.79       4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                            quantities of material, labor, and
                            equipment needed for a project.

                         Interpret construction documents and
                        productivity factors to estimate costs for
                    8                                                4.07       4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                          material, labor, equipment and other
                            resources needed for a project.

                            Utilize effective planning and
                        scheduling methods to organize, track,
                    9                                                4.26       4.00                                                                             This result is acceptable.
                           and update construction project
                                       schedules.
                            Apply data analysis to identify
                         construction problems, specify goals,
                10          and execute projects including           4.46       4.00                                                                             This result is acceptable.
                         understanding of project control and
                                   quality assurance.




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                             fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                Outc Analysis Page 6
Program Outcomes Assessment Discussion
          Program    AAS - Construction Management
       Department    Construction and Design Technology
    College/School   Community and Technical College
    Academic Year    2006
   CIP Coordinator   Jeffrey Callahan

                                                         TABLE 4
                                         ANALYSIS OF OUTCOME ASSESSMENT RESULTS

                     Note: Alternatively, an electronic wordprocessing document compatable with MS Word may be substituted for this table.

                                    Objective                   Result      Target                                                                                   Discussion


                       Interpret standard building codes for
                11                                               4.12        4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                      application in construction processes.



                       Identify, understand and apply the
                12     elements in construction employee         4.42        4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                           relations and contract law.

                      Utilize industry standard software for
                      computer-aided drafting (CAD), cost                                 Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is unacceptable. Software instruction for cost estimating and project
                13                                               3.46        4.00
                       estimaing, project scheduling, and                                                                                   scheduling needs improvement. See Recommendations.
                              resource management.

                          Understand the processes of
                14      construction disputes, claims and        4.48        4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                             project documentation.


                      Obtain a working knowledge of safety,
                15      health, and environmental issues         4.62        4.00                                     Target value for this Outcome was increased from 3.00 to 4.00 due to faculty input. Result is acceptable.
                        related to construction activities.




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                          fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                    Outc Analysis Page 7
Program Improvement Recommendations Based on Assessment
       Program    AAS - Construction Management
    Department    Construction Management
 College/School   Community and Technical College
 Academic Year    2006
CIP Coordinator   Jeffrey Callahan


                                                                                 TABLE 5
                                                         PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON ASSESSMENT

       Item ID                                        Recommendation                                      Objective Outcome                                  Justification                                                Action Taken
                                                                                                                                                                                                     The content of the current Program Objectives will be
                                                                                                                                    Program Outcomes and Program Objectives are redundant and are amalgamated into a single set of Program Outcomes to
  AAS-CM 2006 - 1      Rewrite Program Outcomes and delete Program Objectives.                               All           All
                                                                                                                                    too numerous for accurate assessment.                            reduce redundancy and to facilitate concise
                                                                                                                                                                                                     assessment.
                                                                                                                                    Program Outcome target values were set too low when the          COMPLETE: Program Outcome target values have
  AAS-CM 2006 - 2      Increase Target Values of Program Outcomes.                                                         All
                                                                                                                                    Assessment Plan was first drafted in 2003.                       been adjusted for this report.
  AAS-CM 2006 - 3      Revise Graduate Exit Survey                                                                         All      Graduate Exit Survey needs revision to properly reflect scoring.
                       Work with faculty to emphasize cost estimating and scheduling software use in CM                             Graduate Exit Survey comments and Outcomes scoring indicated a
  AAS-CM 2006 - 4                                                                                                          13
                       163, CM 202 and CM 263.                                                                                      need for improvement in this area.




Submitted 6-16-06                                                                                         fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                                                                                     Recommendations
GRADUATE EXIT SURVEY
       DATA          Survey Date
                                   May 2006
                                                                     Respondents
   Program Outcome No.                  1              2             3          4                  5        Mean
             1                          5              4            4.5                                            4.5
             2                          5              5            4.5                                            4.8
             3                          5              5            4.5                                            4.8
             4                          5              4            4.5                                            4.5
             5                          3              5            4.5                                            4.2
             6                          4              5            4.5                                            4.5
             7                          5              5            4.5                                            4.8
             8                          4              5            4.5                                            4.5
             9                          3              4            4.5                                            3.8
            10                          4              5            4.5                                            4.5
            11                          4              4            4.5                                            4.2
            12                          3              5            4.5                                            4.2
            13                          2              3            4.5                                            3.2
            14                          3              5            4.5                                            4.2
            15                          5              5            4.5                                            4.8

Comments:
 "The use of estimating and scheduling software
  is in wide usage today and often is listed as a
                                                  "More training in software
requirement on some job applications. The total
                                                     use for estimating.
  time spent with this type of software was less
                                                      Timberline, etc."
   than 2 weeks for the entire program. It really
needs to be addressed in more detail. The CAD
             instruction was excellent."




Submitted 6-16-06                                                fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                Exit Surveys and Comments
 GRADES AY 2006
                      Corresponding
 Program Outcome       Outcomes                        Use Grade Data from following    Mean GPA for all
       No.          Assessment Score                  courses for Outcome Assessment       sections
                    (Ave. GPA + 1.00)

         1                4.54                                      101, 295                 3.54


         2                4.35                                    101, 102, 295              3.35


         3                3.82                           102, 123, 142, 213, 231, 295        2.82


         4                4.19                                    102, 231, 295              3.19


         5                4.09                                    102, 213, 295              3.09


         6                4.71                                 163, 202, 263, 295            3.71


         7                4.75                                    163, 263, 295              3.75


         8                4.71                                 163, 202, 263, 295            3.71


         9                4.82                                    163, 202, 295              3.82


        10                4.82                                    201, 202, 295              3.82


        11                4.08                                      123, 295                 3.08


        12                4.88                                      201, 295                 3.88


        13                3.76                                    101, 142, 213              2.76


        14                5.00                                      201, 295                 4.00


        15                4.36                                    201, 205, 295              3.36




Submitted 6-16-06                 fa6a19ef-3d2a-4ac1-9c23-f4c1517665d2.xls                          Grades
                          Program Level Assessment Spreadsheet Instructions
                                              Applicable to the 2002/2003 Academic Year
                                                            edited: 1/7/2003

Introduction
           The intent of this spreadsheet is to provide a means for each program to present the results of their
           assessment processes in a systematic fashion that is comparable to the reports of all other programs on
           campus.
           This spreadsheet is set up to report the results of both OBJECTIVES and OUTCOMES. As not all programs
           have distinquished between the two (see the the UAA ACIP manual for defintions), your program may chose
           to use only one set of the tables to report your results.
           It is anticipated that the first use of this speadsheet will be somewhat burdansome but that subsequent uses
           will involve a minimum of effort to accomplish the assessment. Please request assistance from the Associate
           Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (AVPAA) in the Office of Academic Affairs if you have questions or require
           assistance in understanding these tables.

           It is assumed that there is within your program sufficient spreadsheet skills to edit the required tables. If you
           have trouble with any part of the spreadsheets please contact the AVPAA for assistance.

           To aid you in filling out this table, comments have been scatter throughout the spreadsheets. You can get rid
           of these by right clicking on the cell the comment is attached to then either hide or delete the comment. We
           have also included sample data from the Civil Engineering program as an example of how the tables are to be
           used. Edit the entries to match your program.
           The edited version of this spreadsheet for each course is to be submitted to the AVPAA by June 1st of each
           year.

Instructions
           When setting up the spreadsheet, change the name of the file to reflect the program that it is being used to
           assess. Please use the same naming convention.

           Edit the information in the upper left hand corner of the sheat tabbed: Obj Results.

                                                             Instructions                                                                    Editing Frequency

                                                     Sheet tab: Obj Results

                                            Table 1: Assessment of Program Objectives

           Published Program Objectives:
                                                                                                                                   Edit ONLY when program objectives in the
           Edit this part of the table to match the program objectives that you have currently listed in your program's          assessment plan change. This should be a rare
           assessment plan. You will probably need to add and delete rows here.                                                   event that includes input from your constituent
                                                                                                                                                      groups.
           Objective Indicators:
                                                                                                                                  Edit ONLY when you add or delete assessment
           Edit this part of the table to match the assessment tools that you have currently listed in your program's             tools in your assessment plan. This should be
           assessment plan. You will probably need to add and delete columns here.                                               done only with input from the program faculty and
                                                                                                                                          possibly the constituent groups.
           Values:

           Values are to be reported on a 0-5 scale. These values are the results of applying your assessment tools.
           The determination of these values is up to the program. The computation of these values are to be              Edit these EVERY YEAR. This is what your tools
           defendable if requested. It is expected that a great amount of work will go into determining these values each         are telling you about performance.
           year. Additional sheets can be added to this workbook if you wish to include the analysis behind the values.

           Weights:

           It is recognized that not all indicators are as significant as others when evaluating performance. The "weights" This should not change unless your assessment
           allow you to give different weight to each indicator. In general a "1" should be used for any indicator that is a tools change or there is a change in opinion of the
           strong indication of performance on a particular objective. A "0.5" should be used for indicators that are not    program faculty concerning the applicability of the
           as strong or are anedotal in nature.                                                                                                     tool.

           Current Year Results:
           These cells contain the weighted average of all the tool results for a given objective. Please verify that the
                                                                                                                                 You may need to edit the formula if you changed
           equation is appropriately written. Particularly verify that all tools are accounted for if you added to the list of
                                                                                                                                 the number of tools in the table. Make sure that
           tools. These weighted averages will be mapped to the university objectives and matched with similar results
                                                                                                                                        the formula accounts for all tools.
           from other programs.
           5 Year Trend Data:
           It is important to follow trends, particularly when working with the imprecise data of assessment. This part of        Edit EVERY YEAR, including the data from the
           the table should go back up to five years if you have such data available.                                                         prior assessments

                                                    Sheet Tab: Obj Analysis

                                        Table 2: Analysis of Objective Assessment Results
The purpose of this table is to provide analysis on the meaning of the results listed in Table 1. As an
                                                                                                                  Edit EVERY YEAR. This is section interprets the
alternate, a word processing document can be provided (electronically) that accomplishes the same purpose.
                                                                                                                              current year's results
This table gives the program's interpretation of the results and explains the significance of the results.


If an alternate word processing document is used, please provide it in a format compatible with the latest
version of MS Word. The discussion must be made relative to each objective individually. Also include the
resulting numerical value and the target value.


                                        Sheet tab: Outc Results

                                Table 3: Assessment of Program Outcomes

Published Program Outcomes:
                                                                                                                     Edit ONLY when program outcomes in the
Edit this part of the table to match the program outcomes that you have currently listed in your program's        assessment plan change. This should be a rare
assessment plan. You will probably need to add and delete rows here.                                               event that includes input from your constituent
                                                                                                                                       groups.
outcome Indicators:
                                                                                                                   Edit ONLY when you add or delete assessment
Edit this part of the table to match the assessment tools that you have currently listed in your program's         tools in your assessment plan. This should be
assessment plan. You will probably need to add and delete columns here.                                           done only with input from the program faculty and
                                                                                                                           possibly the constituent groups.
Values:
Values are to be reported on a 0-5 scale. These values are the results of applying your assessment tools.
The determination of these values is up to the program. The computation of these values are to be              Edit these EVERY YEAR. This is what your tools
defendable if requested. It is expected that a great amount of work will go into determining these values each         are telling you about performance.
year. Additional sheets can be added to this workbook if you wish to include the analysis behind the values.
Weights:
It is recognized that not all indicators are as significant as others when evaluating performance. The "weights" This should not change unless your assessment
allow you to give different weight to each indicator. In general a "1" should be used for any indicator that is a tools change or there is a change in opinion of the
strong indication of performance on a particular outcome. A "0.5" should be used for indicators that are not as program faculty concerning the applicability of the
strong or are anedotal in nature.                                                                                                          tool.
Current Year Results:
These cells contain the weighted average of all the tool results for a given outcome. Please verify that the
                                                                                                                    You may need to edit the formula if you changed
equation is appropriately written. Particularly verify that all tools are accounted for if you added to the list of
                                                                                                                    the number of tools in the table. Make sure that
tools. These weighted averages will be mapped to the university outcomes and matched with similar results
                                                                                                                           the formula accounts for all tools.
from other programs.
5 Year Trend Data:
It is important to follow trends, particularly when working with the imprecise data of assessment. This part of      Edit EVERY YEAR, including the data from the
the table should go back up to five years if you have such data available.                                                         prior assessments

                                       Sheet Tab: Outc Analysis

                            Table 4: Analysis of Outcome Assessment Results
The purpose of this table is to provide analysis on the meaning of the results listed in Table 3. As an
                                                                                                                  Edit EVERY YEAR. This is section interprets the
alternate, a word processing document can be provided (electronically) that accomplishes the same purpose.
                                                                                                                              current year's results
This table gives the program's interpretation of the results and explains the significance of the results.

If an alternate word processing document is used, please provide it in a format compatible with the latest
version of MS Word. The discussion must be made relative to each outcome individually. Also include the
resulting numerical value and the target value.


                                    Sheet Tab: Recommendations

               Table 5: Program Improvement Recommendations Based on Assessment
This table is a critical part of the improvement process. After discussing the results of your assessments with
your constituent groups, it is time to recommend improvements to the program. Recommendations need to
be recorded and tracked.                                                                                                       Update EVERY YEAR.

Record all improvement recommendations based on the current year's assessment. Please create an ID for
each improvement recommendation so that it can be tracked. See the format shown in the example given.
This ID tag includes the academic year, college/school abreviation, program abreviation, and
recommendation number. Also indicated the objectives and outcomes that this recommendation addresses.


Also include all prior year recommendations that have not been previously completed. For the
recommendations listed in prior years, indicate the action that was taken to implement the recommendation.

				
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