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Assessment and Measurement Data Sources

The Assessment & Measurement Data Sources page is regularly updated to feature the most recent findings pertaining to Texas A&M University-Texarkana's assessment activities.

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Texas Core Curriculum Assessment Reports

Texas A&M System Assessment Reports


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Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) Results

Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) Results

Global Perspectives Inventory (GPI) Results

Graduating Student Survey (GSS) Results

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Results

Satisfaction Survey (Faculty/Staff Survey and Student Survey) Results




ASSESSMENT REPORTS


Assessment Report and Description

Most Recent Reports

Archived Reports

Core Curriculum Assessment Report

This report summarizes findings and future directions pertaining to the assessment of two (out of six total) Core Objectives that are assessed each year. These Core Objectives were established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

More information on the THECB and Core Curriculum assessment can be found here.

2015-2016 (Cycle B) Reports: Abbreviated, FullActions Taken coming soon!

2014-2015 (Cycle A) Reports: AbbreviatedFullActions Taken.

Spring 2014 Report (Spring 2012-Fall 2013, Cycle A; Spring 2014, Cycle B)

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Assessment Report and Description

Most Recent Reports

Archived Reports

Texas A&M University System Assessment Report

This report summarizes findings and future directions for two (out of six total) Texas A&M University System Objectives per year.

More information on Texas A&M University System assessment can be found here.

2014-2015 (December 2015 Report): Ethical Decision-Making & Social Responsibility, Globalization & Cultural Diversity.

2013-2014 (December 2014 Report): Discipline-Specific Knowledge, Integration of Broad Knowledge.

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ASSESSMENT DATA SOURCES AND RESULTS


Assessment Data Source and Description

Most Recent Results

Archived Results

Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE)

The BCSSE is completed by incoming university freshmen every August. These students are asked about their high school experiences, self-perceptions, and expectations for their first year of college. For example, the BCSSE collects students' perceptions of coursework, instructors, co-curricular programs, and many other aspects of academic life.

The items for the BCSSE can be found here.

2015

2012, 2010

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Assessment Data Source and Description

Most Recent Results

Archived Results

Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+)

The CLA+ is administered to incoming freshmen every Fall semester and to graduating seniors every Spring semester. The CLA+ assesses how well students utilize certain skills (analysis and problem solving, writing effectiveness, and writing mechanics) and how well they apply other skills (scientific and quantitative reasoning, critical reading and evaluation, and critiquing an argument).

More information on the content of the CLA+ can be found here.

Spring 2016 (Seniors)

Spring 2015 Seniors

Fall 2014 (Freshmen)

Fall 2013 (Freshmen)

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Assessment Data Source and Description

Most Recent Results

Archived Results

Global Perspectives Inventory

The GPI is administered to freshmen each Fall semester, to seniors each Spring semester, and student who study abroad each Fall and Spring semester. The GPI measures global perspective-taking, and students are asked to provide responses on a series of cognitive, intrapersonal, and interpersonal perceptions.

The items for the GPI can be found here.

Fall 2015 Freshmen

Administration of the GPI began Fall 2015.

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Assessment Data Source and Description

Most Recent Results

Archived Results

Graduating Student Survey (GSS)

The GSS is administered to seniors and graduate students who have applied for Fall, Spring, or Summer graduation. As of Summer 2016, the survey focuses on students' perceptions of their knowledge, skills, and abilities; community service-related attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors; immediate employment plans, salary information, and student debt information; and Alumni Association information.

The items for the GSS can be found here.

Fall 2016

Summer 2016Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Summer 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2012.

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Assessment Data Source and Description

Most Recent Results

Archived Results

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

The NSSE is administered to first-year students and seniors each Spring semester. The NSSE asks students questions about their participation in educationally purposeful activities, institutional requirements, coursework, perceptions of college, and perceptions of personal and educational growth since starting college.

The items for the NSSE can be found here.

2016

2015

2013

2012

2009

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Assessment Data Source and Description

Most Recent Results

Archived Results

Satisfaction Surveys

The Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey and the Student Satisfaction Survey are administered each Spring semester to students, faculty, and staff. Administrative units and academic support units who participate in this survey use the feedback for assessment purposes and to inform training and development. All participants units can evaluate themselves on "common items" shared across units and on brief custom items voluntarily submitted by each unit.

The items for the most recent revision of these surveys can be found here and here.

2016: Faculty/Staff, Student.

2015: Faculty/Staff, Student.

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