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Tuition: $695*, limited to ten participants 


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Course Audience: Professionals who have been tasked with developing programmatic assessment and need to:

  • Create an assessment plan for programs or units in academic or student affairs
  • Report assessment results to multiple internal and external audiences to inform decisions
  • Engage faculty and staff in the assessment process
Prior foundational knowledge of assessment theory and practices is required. Participants in this course should be familiar with and been involved in program assessment strategies for at least 2-3 years.

Enrollment Information: To maximize interactions seating is limited to ten participants (so be sure to sign up soon!). Tuition is $695; *Weave members get a discount, just ask!

Course Description:This course provides students with information on how to implement common assessment practices that will enhance their toolbox as a practitioner. Specifically, students will learn strategies for program assessment of academic and student affairs units, as well as learning more about assessment measures to directly assess student learning and experiences. Topics include ideas on how to tell an assessment story, appropriately using multiple assessment measures, tools for monitoring the curriculum, and ways to engage students and faculty. This course will enhance current assessment practitioners’ ability to design programmatic assessment across areas in academic and student affairs.

Course Goals:

  • To provide an overview of common assessment practices
  • To provide strategies for communicating assessment evidence
  • To develop programmatic assessment
  • To examine ways to monitor the curriculum

Participant Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • Articulate the best practices in program assessment across multiple units on campus
  • Create an assessment system that engages faculty and students in the assessment process
  • Use assessment results to seek opportunities for improvement
  • Apply best practices to develop a plan to assess a program or unit.

Course Benefits:

  • An opportunity to become part of a community of assessment specialists during the course and into the future
  • An article publication in the course proceedings
  • A Weave-Certified Assessment certificate
  • A Weave-Certified Assessment logo for your email signature line

Course Instructors: 

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Ray Van Dyke, Ed.D.
Senior Vice President Emeritus




Anthony Marziliano, M.S.
Director of Academic Assessment
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
St. John's University



Textbook and Course Materials: There will be two textbooks and other readings as assigned; details will be given after registration. 

Course Structure: This course is made up of six live sessions, each two hours. These sessions will be delivered entirely online, where participants will access weekly sessions, small group sessions, course materials, and resources. Activities will include chat, discussion forums, email, and journaling. Participants should expect to spend approximately five hours per week on assignments outside class time.

Certification Requirements: In order to complete this course and receive the certificate, students are expected to

  • Attend all sessions and activities; it is essential to fully engage with this community of learners. Students are expected to be present and on time for each of the sessions.
  • Have completed all assignments at the required time. The learning that takes place in each session is dependent upon students actively engaging in intellectual dialogue which will be based on the readings and assignments.
  • Engage actively in class discussions and activities. Being fully involved in the discussions includes active engagement, thoughtful listening, courteous debate, and considered comments.


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