Assessment (4.A)

4.A.1

The institution engages in ongoing systematic collection and analysis of meaningful, assessable, and verifiable data-quantitative and/or qualitative, as appropriate to its indicators of achievement-as the basis for evaluating the accomplishment of its core theme objectives.

4.A.2

The institution engages in an effective system of evaluation of its programs and services, wherever offered and however delivered, to evaluate achievement of clearly indentified program goals or intended outcomes. Faculty have a primary role in the evaluation of educational programs and services.

4.A.3

The institution documents, through and effective, regular, and comprehensive system of assessment of student achievement, that students who complete its educational courses, programs, and degrees, wherever offered and however delivered, achieve identified course, program, and degree learning outcomes. Faculty with teaching responsibilities are responsible for evaluating student achievement of clearly indentified learning outcomes.

4.A.4

The institution evaluates holistically the alignment, correlation, and integration of programs and services with respect to accomplishment of core theme objectives.

4.A.5

The institution evaluates holistically the alignment, correlation, and integration of planning, resources, capacity, practices, and assessment with respect to achievement of the goals or intended outcomes of its programs or services, wherever offered and however delivered.

4.A.6

The institution’s planning includes emergency preparedness and contingency planning for continuity and recovery of operations should catastrophic events significantly interrupt normal intuitional operations.