Assessment news and events at New Mexico Tech

Assessment Task Force Meeting, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, September 27, 2019, CITL

The main topics for discussion are:
(1) The new general education assessment process
(2) Adjustments to the review rubric and cover sheet
(3) How to speed up the review process.

Faculty Development Week Assessment Workshop, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, August 14, 2019, CITL

This workshop will focus on program level assessment, with examples from College of Engineering programs. (Kevin Wedeward, Dean of Engineering; Aly El-Osery, Chair Electrical Engineering Department; Peter Mozley, Associate VP Academic Affairs.)

General Education Assessment Meeting, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, August 6, 2019, CITL

Representatives of programs teaching general education classes will meet to finalize plans for assessment in their content areas for state-mandated essential skills and associated component skills. 

General Education Assessment Plan Submitted July 29, 2019

NMT's New General Education Assessment Plan was submitted to the NM Higher Education Department.

General Education Assessment Meeting, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, July 23, 2019, CITL

Representatives of programs teaching general education classes will meet to finalize plans for assessment related to the state-mandated essential skills and associated component skills.  Representatives  should bring their draft assessment plans to the meeting for discussion.  The essential skills and component skills are found on the new HED website here.

General Education Assessment Meeting, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, July 10, 2019, CITL

Representatives of programs teaching general education classes will meet to finalize plans for assessment related to the state-mandated essential skills.

General Education Assessment Meeting, 2 - 3 pm, April 18, 2019, CITL

Representatives of programs teaching general education classes will meet to discuss the new state-mandated  essential skills for content areas, and coordinate Tech's approach to the assessment.  See NMT's General Education Assessment website for more details.

Assessment Task Force Meeting, 1 - 2 pm, March 29, 2019, CITL

The main topics for discussion are (1) ways to improve our annual review process, and (2) the new general education assessments.  Interested faculty and staff are always welcome to join us at our meetings.  Dr. Zagrai (Chair, Mechanical Engineering) has volunteered to join the Task Force and this will be his first meeting.

Annual NMT Assessment Report was distributed, March 13, 2019

The report was emailed to all faculty and staff.  Copies of the report and past reports are available in the Assessment Google Drive folder.

All reports have been returned to programs and offices for review and revision, Feb 25, 2019.

We appreciate all of the hard work that faculty and staff put into the reports.   If you wish to revise and resubmit your report in response to the review comments there is still time.

Assessment Task Force Meeting, Nov 29, 2018, 1 - 2:30 pm, CITL

The Task Force will meet to review assessment reports.

Assessment Task Force Meeting, Nov 9, 2018, 1 - 2 pm, CITL

The Task Force will meet to review assessment reports.

Assessment Task Force Meeting, Oct 31, 2018, 11 am - 12 pm, CITL

The Task Force will meet to review assessment reports.

Next Assessment Reports Due Oct 1, 2018

Assessment reports for the reporting period 2017-2018 are due October 1.  The Assessment Task Force has revised the rubric/review form it will use in response to a critique by Gloria Rogers, and has created a cover sheet that should be submitted along with the reports.  Please read the detailed review comments provided in the last review prior to completing your report.  Completed reports should be sent via email to Peter Mozley.

Assessment Task Force Meeting, Aug 29, 2 - 3:00 pm, CITL

The Task Force will meet to finalize guidance for the Oct. 1 materials and to discuss Gloria Rogers recent visit.  Visitors are always welcome!

Assessment Workshop, Friday, Aug 17, 2018

Gloria Rogers photo

9:00 am – 2:30 pm, KEYNOTE WORKSHOP, Are your students developing necessary knowledge and skills? Workshop on assessment of student learning, with an emphasis on program assessment. Lunch will be provided for all participants. If possible, please RSVP to Peter Mozley (peter.mozley@nmt.edu). (Gloria Rogers, Senior Scholar for the Higher Learning Commission and Managing Director, Professional Services at ABET.)

Update: The workshop was a great success, with representatives from all major programs and several cocurricular offices in attendance.  Gloria also provided a critique of our institutional assessment processes, which will result in some changes to the Assessment Task Force rubric among other things.  Copies of her PowerPoint slides can be obtained by contacting Peter Mozley.