Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Presents the results of the University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) survey investigating whether a rash of negative news stories about misconduct in fraternities was having an effect on how colleges and universities view the risk associated with them.
Presents early findings from Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR)’s nationally representative survey of nearly 1,000 open-access and nonselective postsecondary institutions on development education in colleges and innovations eduators are developing and implementing to address their shortcomings.
Documents specific policy interventions that can be implemented in the state of California to improve outcomes for men of color in community colleges. Suggests that state policy makers examine new ways of disaggregating data, creating a new early warning system, institute a statewide educational initiative for men of color, and create programs to reclaim "near completers."
Presents the video footage of a panel discussion at Columbia University's Community College Research Center. Includes expert analysis of the Guided Pathways Model for Institution-Wide Reforms and its potential to help community colleges improve student success.
Provides an introduction to S.M.A.R.T. objectives, a guide to developing measurable goals. Provides a description of each of the 5 elements of S.M.A.R.T. objectives: goals should be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time oriented. Provides a link to a worksheet and worksheet example.