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"Assessment is thinking about what you're doing and doing it better." - Professor John Riker

"There are two aspects of the current assessment process that we find especially valuable. First, it poses one of the only mechanisms of accountability for department-wide assessment...the data produced and the reflection it induces has been invaluable. It is because of these data that our department has spearheaded certain discussions around [part of our] curriculum, which otherwise may have taken longer to initiate. Second, it collects physical data that informs fact-based decisions around curriculum changes rather than simply using instinct or intuition." - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2019

Welcome to the Colorado College assessment website. This site is intended to provide guidance for Colorado College department chairs, program directors, and other assessment representatives in order to enable Colorado College to carry out the most useful and meaningful assessment possible at all levels. The site is also intended to serve as a resource for assessment representatives at other colleges and universities.

Click here for a link to the assessment page with the assessment report templates.

Click here for a document from a presentation on assessment supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Click here for an assessment 101 document developed for a November 2019 training session.

Click here for an audio recording of the November 2019 training session.

Click here for a link to the Colorado College IRB webpage.

Getting Started

Report an issue - Last updated: 04/05/2021

Amanda Udis-Kessler, PhD
Director of Assessment and Program Review

Amanda Udis-Kessler