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Assessment can occur at several levels: course, program, and University levels. Information may be aggregated in different ways to determine other levels of assessment as well, for example the assessment of the general education program, which crosses disciplinary boundaries. Levels of assessment taking place at Northeastern are provided below. 

Levels of Assessment and Responsibility

Level Course Program College University
Focus Course goals & objectives; Student Learning Outcomes Program goals, objectives; Student Learning Outcomes College goals, objectives; Student Learning Outcomes University mission, goals and priorities for student learning
Responsible party for implementing assessment Course instructor Department chair/program coordinator, and program faculty  Dean Provost/vice president and the Office Institutional Research and Assessment
Supportive Offices

Center for Teaching and Learning

Enrollment Services

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment Office of Institutional Research and Assessment Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
Advisory Bodies

For new course development:

General Education Committee

Faculty Council on Academic Affairs

Program Level assessment coordinator

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Dean's Council

Specialized Task Forces

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Institutional Research and Assessment Advisory Committee

Provost's Council

President's Administrative Team

Supervision Department chair/program coordinator  Dean  Provost  President

 

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment