term aspirations of the program and follow the SMARTer (Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time bound) approach to goals development. The program goals have been endorsed by the appropriate committee and approved by the President. A copy of the approved worksheet # 1 should be attached to the assessment plan.
2-10 Unit/program outcomes/objectives: The student learning outcomes that are being assessed under this improvement plan are stated. This section may also include an improvement outcome/objective related to program review such as need to increase program enrollment, etc.
2-11 Evaluation questions: The evaluation questions adequately address the out outcomes in section 2-10 and are stated in such a manner that the answers to the questions will address whether or not the outcome/objective has been meets. See the IAP handbook for guidelines in developing evaluation questions.
2-12 Data sources: The data sources for the evaluation questions will provide the critical information and evidence necessary to determine if the outcome/objective has been meet. Can the data sources provide an adequate answer to the evaluation question? Is the data collection realistic and achievable? For programs that are offered over more than one site, is the data source providing information from all sites? Are the data sources (including method of collection) are of sufficient quality to assist in answering the evaluation question?
2-13 Sampling: Does the sampling process follows generally accepted guidelines for sampling. Is the sampling realistic and achievable.
2-14 Analysis: Is the type of analysis that will be used to interpret the data collected identified. See the IAP handbook for a description of different types of analysis that can be applied? Are the analysis requirements realistic and achievable? Are the analysis techniques a good fit for the data source? Are the analysis techniques reflecting generally accepted quality standards?
2-15 Timeline: Does the timeline identify major activities such as surveys, major data collection points, etc.
2-16 Activity: Do the activities identified reflect the major and critical points for surveys, data collection, etc.
2-17 Who is Responsible: Are the person (s) responsible for the activity in 2-16 is identified?
2-18 Date: The date or span of dates is reasonable and can be monitored.
2-19: Comments: Comments on the plan provide greater detail that cannot be included in the assessment plan itself.
Notes & Comments from Reviewers (refer to appropriate section of the assessment plan)