Mini-Grant Recipients - 1997-98

The Assessment Office would like to congratulate the following recipients of Assessment Mini-Grants for 1997-98:

  • Phyllis E. Van Buren
    Foreign Languages and Literature, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to administer and rate the SOPI (Simulated Oral Proficiency Interview), a standardized instrument for assessing language proficiency at various levels of learning.
  • Michael Tripp
    Human Relations and Multicultural Education, to evaluate the students’ perception of the effectiveness of courses promoting Critical Thinking Skills.
  • Luke Tripp
    Community Studies, College of Social Sciences, to assess “Critical Thinking Teaching Strategies” in American Studies.
  • Brad Sleeper
    College of Business, to assess the performance of “ College of Business Pre-Advising Program”.
  • James Sherohman
    Sociology/Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, to plan, design and implement assessment activities for the Applied Sociology Alumni Advisory Board.
  • Anthony Schwaller
    Environmental and Technological Studies, College of Science and Engineering, to assess techniques of Focus Groups and develop a departmental model of how Focus Groups can be used within the department.
  • Elizabeth Scheel
    Sociology/Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, to assess the effectiveness of the criminology course
  • Mary Anne Savage
    Foreign Languages and Literature, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to assess the implementation of SOPI (Simulated Oral Proficiency Interview), a standardized instrument for assessing language proficiency at various levels of learning.
  • Charles Rose
    Environmental and Technological Studies, College of Science and Engineering, to conduct a survey of the employment expectations of environmental studies minor undergraduates.
  • Judith Litterst and Paula Tompkins
    Speech Communication, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to assess the fundamentals of speech communication core objectives.
  • Sandra Keith
    Mathematics, College of Science and Engineering, to assess writing an advising booklet with advise for General Education advisors.
  • Philip Keith
    English, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to assess and remedy both short term and long term problems in General Education Advising.
  • Shawn Jarvis and Isolde Mueller
    Foreign Languages, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to implement the use of SOPI for evaluating German speaking proficiency.
  • Tommie Jackson
    English, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to develop a writing portfolio.
  • Chris Inkster
    Learning Resource and Technology Services, College of Education, to determine current and needed technology skills of SCSU pre-service teachers.
  • Linda Havir
    Sociology and Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, to assess student perceptions of their achievement at time of graduation.
  • Carolyn G. Hartz
    Philosophy, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to gather and assess information on alumni perceptions of program effectiveness.
  • Ceil Fillenworth
    Academic Learning center, Student life and development, to compare effectiveness of learning assessment instruments to enhance success of At-Risk students.
  • Elaine Davis
    College of Business , to assess core, major, minor and master’s program performance.
  • Shelly Brundage
    Communication Disorders, College of Fine Arts and Humanities, to revise the Graduate Student Survey Form.
  • Julie Andrzejewski
    Human Relations and Multicultural Education, College of Education, to develop admission essay assessment and exit interview of graduates in the Master of Science in Social Responsibility.
  • Julie Andrzejewski
    Human Relations and Multicultural Education, College of Education, to assess general education multicultural, gender and minority (MGM) class.
  • Anthony Akubue
    Environmental and Technology studies, College of Science and Engineering, to research and adapt “exit interview” methods for planning and self review.
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