Services

The Office of Assessment and Student Engagement provides a variety of services, within the following categories:

Assessment and Research Consultation, Design and Development

The Office of Assessment and Student Engagement provides support with all phases of assessment and research project design, development, and implementation, including:

  • Project design
  • Strategies and technical aspects of data collection
  • Acquiring or designing appropriate instruments for your project
  • Survey development
  • Interview and focus group preparation
  • Conducting data analysis and providing statistical support
  • Interpreting and reporting findings
  • Applying findings to practice

Program Review and Evaluation

CAS standards and guidelines are made available to unit directors, and the Office of Assessment and Student Engagement provides training and support with the following applications of the standards and guidelines:

  • Program development
  • Program self-study
  • Staff development

Professional Development and Education

Staff development programs and educational workshops are offered to address a variety of topics, including:

  • Research methods
  • Assessment methods
  • Assessment approaches
    • Tracking
    • Needs assessment
    • Satisfaction assessment
    • Outcomes assessment
    • Student cultures and campus environments assessment
    • Comparable institution assessment
    • National standards assessment
    • Cost effectiveness assessment
  • NSU Experience
  • Articulating student learning and development outcomes
  • Strategic and annual planning

Training

The Office of Assessment and Student Engagement provides technology training relating to the following:

  • Data entry; Using Banner events and activities modules
  • Tracking procedures

Planning and Reporting

The Office of Assessment and Student Engagement consults with offices within the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies to plan and develop the following:

  • Assessment and research reports and presentations
  • Annual planning sessions