Mission: Consistent with AASE’s mission to foster and promote the professional development of its members, and to enable and encourage research-based teaching methods, the Assessment Committee exists to support and promote the assessment of programmatic effectiveness.
Purpose: The committee’s purpose is to facilitate a culture that recognizes the importance of research-based assessment and appreciates its role in developing professional and programmatic excellence.
Goal: The goal of the Assessment Committee is to foster an environment of continuous improvement by identifying, communicating and promoting research-based best practices in assessment.
Responsibilities: The committee focus during 2016-2018 will be on a national survey of academic support and bar support programs to provide data on current trends and practices in our profession.
- Identify research-based best practices in assessment of programmatic effectiveness, teaching excellence, and student outcomes.
- Create a centralized resource for information about research-based assessment.
- Share information about best practices and existing resources with AASE members and other interested professionals.
- Provide opportunities for dialogue about programmatic, teaching, and student outcome assessment.
- Showcase outstanding programmatic, teaching, and student outcome assessment practices and achievements.
- Report to the AASE Chair as needed, and provide a written annual report of Committee activities.