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Faculty Can Apply Now for 2023 Assessment Leadership Institute Mini-Grant
Applications are now being accepted for a $1,000 mini-grant that will be awarded to faculty who are responsible for coordinating academic program-level assessment and able to participate in the Assessment Leadership Institute. The institute will be held June 6 and 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and June 8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The deadline to apply has been extended to May 12, and applications can be submitted through the application portal using a Syracuse University NetID and password.
The University’s academic program assessment efforts, focused on student learning outcomes, are a faculty-owned and faculty-driven process. Faculty collaboration is key to maintaining meaningful student learning outcomes assessment, and the mini-grant is designed to support the facilitation of program assessment activities to enhance student learning.
The Assessment Leadership Institute’s learning goals include:
- Participants will gain assessment knowledge and skills (e.g., including considerations for equity in assessment).
- Participants will identify and demonstrate facilitation techniques that they will use to guide assessment efforts.
- Participants will develop a sense of agency to inform program-level decision making.
Visit the Office of Institutional Effectiveness’ website to learn more about the Assessment Leadership Institute and the University’s framework for assessing student learning outcomes and campus operations.
The institute is open to all faculty who are responsible for student learning outcomes assessment. Up to eight $1,000 mini-grants are available and the mini-grant can be applied to a faculty member’s research account or through payroll.
Notification of selection will be sent by May 16, and selected applicants should confirm their acceptance by May 23. For additional information and questions, email the Assessment Working Team at email@example.com.