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UMKC Successfully Completes the HLC Assessment Academy

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Accreditation, Administration, Announcement, Assessment, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Office of the Assistant Vice Provost for Assessment.] As part of its accreditation efforts, UMKC participated in the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)’s Academy for Assessment of Student Learning for the past six years.  UMKC’s primary initiatives for the Academy have centered on revising and assessing General Education, as well […]

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RooWriter Writing Assessment Now Available

October 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Assessment

[The following was submitted by RooWriter] The new online RooWriter Writing Assessment is now available.

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UMKC Launches Its Online Writing Assessment

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Assessment

[The following was submitted by the University Writing and Reading Board] The last handwritten Written English Proficiency Test (WEPT) session will be held during Summer 2013.

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Check out ‘The Assessable Roo’ – UMKC’s Outcomes Assessment Newsletter

July 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Accreditation, Administration, Assessment, Faculty

Dr. Nathan Lindsay, the Assistant Vice Provost for Assessment, presents the second issue of The Assessable Roo – UMKC’s quarterly newsletter highlighting assessment principles and best practices. The June issue features articles outlining how assessment has been helpful in recent accreditation reviews in the Bloch School of Management and School of Education.  Another article highlights […]

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UMKC School of Nursing announces latest NCLEX pass rate

February 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Accreditation, Assessment, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC School of Nursing.] Since 2006, the percentage of graduates from the UMKC School of Nursing pre-licensure nursing program passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on first attempt has been higher than the national and Missouri averages. The graduates in 2011 were no exception with a pass rate of 90.32%. [See […]

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Results of UMKC’s 2010-2011 Senior Students Survey now available online

January 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Academic units, Administration, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Assessment, Communications, General Education, Mission and Goals, Students, Support services

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Office of Institutional Research and Planning.] Each year, the Office of Institutional Research and Planning conducts a survey regarding the experiences of UMKC students in their senior year. The survey’s results provide valuable insights into the effectiveness of our curricular and co-curricular programs. The results also assist the University […]

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FaCET holds its Annual Symposium on Jan. 6

December 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Assessment, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Mission and Goals, Support services

[The following was provided by UMKC’s Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching.] On Jan. 6, 2012, UMKC’s Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching (FaCET) will host its Annual Symposium at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Rd., 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Symposium’s keynote speaker is Paul Hanstedt (shown here), Professor of English and […]

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FaCET offers viewing of webinar: Big Data. Big Conversation. Drexel’s Journey to Meaningful Assessment

November 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Assessment, Communications, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Support services, Technology

[The following was submitted by UMKC’s Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching (FaCET).] On Nov. 16, FaCET will offer UMKC faculty the opportunity to view the webinar Big Data. Big Conversation. Drexel’s Journey to Meaningful Assessment. The webinar will be at 1:00 p.m. in the FaCET Suite at Miller Nicholas Library.  If you are unavailable […]

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Increasing retention through financial literacy

November 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Administration, Affiliated groups, Assessment, Communications, Diversity, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty

[The following was provided by UMKC Coaching Program, Center for Academic Development.] Student success and retention are key objectives in UMKC’s Strategic Plan. A number of measures are being initiated to achieve these goals, including measures to reduce loan defaults and to improve financial literacy. At UMKC, students most likely to default on their loans […]

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Revision of General Education at UMKC

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Academic programs, Academic units, Administration, Assessment, Classroom Technology, Communications, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, General Education, Life Sciences, Mission and Goals, Technology, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following is a report submitted by the UMKC General Education Advisory Task Force.] In fall of 2009, Provost Gail Hackett appointed a General Education Advisory Task Force made up of representatives from each academic unit to develop a strategy for the creation and implementation of a “new” UMKC general education program that is tied […]

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