Mini-Grant Recipients - 1996-97
The Assessment Office would like to congratulate the following recipients of assessment mini-grants for 1996-97:
- Julie Andrzejewski
Human relations, (COE) to survey graduates of the minor to determine their current goals as well as knowledge and skills gained from the program.
- Gretchen Starks-Martin
Counseling center, to measure study strategies of Reading 110 students, using computer assisted inventory.
- Sandra Johnson
Mathematics, (COST) to discover the correlation's between variables of interest of students in entry-level math courses and their mathematics success.
- Steve Hoover
Applied psychology, (COE) to validate student outcomes for applied psychology students and to involve students and staff in the modification of the APSY program for semester conversion.
- Terrance Peterson and Kim Schulze , applied psychology, (COE) to assess the level of skills attained, relevance of and satisfaction with the program, and demographics of students who have graduated from the counseling or behavior analysis programs;
- Anthony Akubue , environmental and technological studies, (COST) to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the portfolio method and its obstacles to implementation;
- Brad Sleeper
MGM, (COB) to assess the College of Business performance in knowledge acquisition, skill development and student support from the perspective of exiting seniors.
- Donald Neu
Chemistry, (COST) to develop an exit survey and an alumni survey to help realign the program to meet the students needs.
- Dick Andzenge
Criminal justice studies, (COSS) to examine the extent of which the bachelor of arts meets the needs of the students, the professional community and whether or not it is keeping pace with other colleges.
- Tony Schwaller
Environmental and technological studies, (COST) to redesign the departmental survey to include only Technology Education Graduates and use the responses to help develop the new program structure for the department.
- Lisa Heinrich and Robie McDonnell
Mass communications (CFAH) to conduct a self evaluation of the master's program to determine the best way to meet the needs of the students.
- Linda Havir and Kay Banister Schaffer
Sociology, (COSS) to develop an instrument to measure the effectiveness of computer assisted learning.
- James Sherohman
Sociology, (COSS) to translate the learning goals of the sociology center into objectives and identify how the courses address these objectives.
- Carl Buraglio
Health and traffic safety, (COE) to adapt existing software allowing for implementation of an electronic student portfolio.
- Luke Tripp
American studies, (COSS) to develop a supplementary critical thinking component to the general education survey to measure the students perception of their achievement in higher-order thinking.
- Eleanore Stokes
Gerontology, (COSS) to implement techniques of data collection for the Career Preparation Phase Objective and to implement the first phase of assessment for external review.
- David DeGroote and Barb Raymond
Biological sciences, (COST) to conduct a summative evaluation of biology programs by graduates of the department.
- Dick Andzenge
Criminal justice studies, (COSS) to examine the extent of which the bachelor of elective studies and the criminal justice major meets the needs of the students, the professional community and whether or not it is keeping pace with other colleges.