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Collection Summary

Identifier

UA 21

Title

Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office Records

Creator

Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office, South Dakota State University

Dates

1943, 1992-2014, undated

Extent

2.0 linear feet (2 record boxes)

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item . Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office Records, UA 21. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

The Academic Evaluation and Assessment office coordinates several areas of assessment and provides various testing services to the university students and community. The collection is composed of reports produced by the Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office as a result of educational tests and measurements made by the office. Also included is material related to academic proficiency of students, entering student profiles and placement examinations.

Historical Note

The Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Office and is staffed by a full-time director and four support staff. This office coordinates several areas of assessment and provides various testing services to the university students and community.

Student assessment begins with the collection of data at the freshman level. ACT Assessment or COMPASS scores direct mathematics and English placement. The Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP), a national longitudinal study, gathers basic data on first year students.

Assessment continues at mid-level with department staff administering the proficiency (CAAP) examination. This examination, required by the State Board of Regents, evaluates students in the areas of writing, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning.

This office also collects departmental assessment plans. Each term, following the graduating seniors' exit evaluations, departments forward summary data for those graduating students to the Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office which records and maintains the data.

The Director serves as a consultant for departmental assessment across campus. Continuing student and alumni surveys are conducted periodically.

Additional services include: providing a testing center for ACT, CLEP, MCAT, and other national assessments; proctoring tests for SDSU and non-SDSU students; managing the proficiency testing as directed by the Board of Regents; scoring tests and providing statistical results for campus faculty; designing surveys; consulting; and processing instructor evaluation forms.

Contents Note

This collection is composed of reports produced by the Academic Evaluation and Assessment Office as a result of educational tests and measurements made by the office. Also included is material related to academic proficiency of students, entering student profiles and placement examinations.

Key Words

  • South Dakota State University. Academic Evaluation and Assessment
  • South Dakota State University – Students
  • Educational tests and measurements – South Dakota – Brookings
  • Academic achievement – South Dakota – Brookings
  • Educational Evaluation – South Dakota -- Brookings

Access

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

Physical Access

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

CONTAINER LIST

BoxFolderDescriptionDate(s)
11Academic standing of first-year students1993-1994, 1996-1997
12Alumni survey1993-1994
13Annual report of the Department of Educational Research and Measurement1943
14Bush Academy Photographsundated
15Bush Faculty Development Conference Brochure2000
16Bush Faculty Development Program Evaluation Report1993
17Bush Faculty Development Program Summer Learning Academies Pamphlet2001
18Bush Faculty Development Program Campus Assessment Surveys1991-1996
19Bush Faculty Development Program Report: Faculty Evolution, Teaching and Learning Needs for the 21st Century1998
110Bush Faculty Development Program Award Notification1995-1999
111Bush Faculty Development Program Conferences and Events2001-2004
112Bush Faculty Development Program Report: Faculty Evolution, Teaching and Learning Needs for the 21st Century2000
113Bush Faculty Development Program Report: Faculty Evolution, Teaching and Learning Needs for the 21st Century2001
114Bush Faculty Development Program Report: Faculty Evolution, Teaching and Learning Needs for the 21st Century2001
115Bush Faculty Development Program Reports from Travel and Mini-Grant Recipients2001-2002
116Bush Faculty Development Program Site Visit1997
117Bush Faculty Development Program Proposal: Energizing a Community of Learnings2001-2002
118Collegiate assessment of academic proficiency of seniors1992-1993
119Continuing Student survey1993-1994
120Credit by examination at SDSU1992
121Credit for what you knowundated
122Entering student profile1993-1994, 1996-1997
123Entering Student Profile South Dakota State University Freshmen2000-2002
124National Survey of Engagement2003-2004
125Entering Student Profile South Dakota State University Freshmen2003-2004
126Newsletter1999-2001
127Pamphlet2000
128Placement changes - English and mathematics2005
129Planning for integration and assessing information technology literacy1999
130Proficiency report2001-2002, 2005-2006
131SDSU ACT Class Profile1999-2000
132South Dakota State University Faculty Profile Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Faculty Survey1999, 2004-2005
133Student International and Multicultural Experience Log1999-2001
134Student proficiency examination; Spring 1996 pilot program preliminary results1996-1997
135Student retention and graduation rates1993-1994
136Student satisfaction with SDSU facilities and services1998, 2000
137Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments1999
138Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments1999-2000
139Student Success Summary of Assessments2007-2008
140Survey of recent alumni: Summative report2000
141Technology Training Team Presents Opportunities for Learning New Technologies2000
142Title III Activity Directors Meeting1995-2005
143Title III Development Grant2002
144Title III Development Project Planning Proposal2001-2002
145Title III Development Grant Proposal - not funded2003
146Entering Student Profile South Dakota State University Freshmen2005-2006
147South Dakota State University Faculty Profile Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Faculty Survey2007-2008
148Student Success at Mid-Program2000-2001
21Title III Activities 1-41995-2000
22Title III Evaluation and Report Year 11996
23Title III Evaluation and Report Year 21997
24Title III Evaluation and Report Year 31998
25Title III Focus Groups1999
26Title III Grantee Survey1997
27Tittle III Policies and Procedures Manual1996
28Title III Evaluation and Report Year 41999
29Title III Final Performance Report: 1995-20002000
210Title III Project Coordinator: Correspondence1998
211Title III Project Eligibility1995, 2002-2003
212Title III Project Contributions1996-1999
213Title III Student and Faculty Survey (Electronic files: 2 floppy disks)1996-1998
214Title III Development Grant Application (1 of 2)1995
215Title III Development Grant Application (2 of 2)1995
216Title III Development Grant Application Planning Proposal1994
217Title III Project Fact Sheets1996-1998
218Support Center Annual Report: New Department Planning, Decision, Support, and Assessment2014
219Brochure1994-2000
220Entering Student Profile SDSU2000
221Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2000-2001
222Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2001-2002
223Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2002-2003
224Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2003-2004
225Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2004-2005
226Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2005-2006
227Student Success at Mid-Program Summary of Assessments2006-2007
228Entering Student Profile South Dakota State University Freshmen2007