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CERI, Professional Practice

Year 2: 2005/06

Activity Goal Evaluation /
Measurement
Group
Fall
Develop revised syllabi for specific classes. Create framework for implementation of new learning processes. Expert assessment of proposed syllabi; FORMATIVE REPORT. CT
ESC
Regular discussionsbetween leaders of different teams responsible for different academic programs. Transfer of ideas and conceptsbetween academic programs under revision. Minutes of meetings of steering committee and brainstormingsessions. SC
CT
ESC 
Winter
Implement curricular changes in classroom teaching. Create upgraded student learning outcomes with regards to documented strengths and deficiencies. Change documented in syllabi, observed in classrooms, and student class assignments. CT
ESC
Spring
Assess student work term performance using instruments I and II. Obtain specific information of the nature of defined studentperformance strengths and weaknesses. Obtain 90 % survey return rate. SC
PPIT
CT
ESC
Summer
Analyzeassessment data using focus groups among employer supervisors, faculty and students; ESCwill process data. Compare results to previous year.Determine direction of change in area under development. Check effect on other parameters. Generate SUMMATIVE reportdocumenting results. Data covering 4 majors under scrutiny analyzed using relevant statistical methods (parameter average, standard deviation, reliability, and validity). SC
PPIT
CT
ESC
EAC
Assess impact of curricular changes in relation to set goals. Develop consistent approach withattention to goals and deliverablesof the grant. Attain a 0.125 point increase in strengths and a 0.25 point increase in the grading of weaknesses on a 1 – 5 point scale. Create FORMATIVE report documenting impact of curricular changes in relation to goals. SC
CT
ESC
Compare results of different curricular teams to validate practices andidentify best practices. Determine best practices. Create SUMMATIVE report documenting results and best practices. SC
CT
ESC
EAC
Make decision on approach for next year. Refine approach to meet goals, or redefine goals that will be met. Constantly re-evaluate processes, systems and goals in relation to project outcomes. Create FORMATIVE report documenting planning processin light of results achieved to date SC
CT
ESC
Develop formal instruments to easetransferability of process to other schools. Develop a highly transferable process that can be disseminated to other institutions with strong cooperative education or experiential learning programs. Expert assessment of proposed instruments. SC
CT
ACCE
Invite larger group of ACCE representatives to Cincinnati for formative meeting and project discussion. Develop a highly transferable process that can be disseminated to other institutions with strong cooperative education or experiential learning.programs. Evaluation by ACCE representatives as formative input into the project. SC
CT
ESC
ACCE
Generate progress report for FIPSE. Follow FIPSE reporting guidelines on resource allocation and achievements. SUMMATIVE Progress Report approved by FIPSE. SC
CT
PPIT
ESC
EAC