After each Spring Term, a thorough assessment is conducted (view Spring Term 2011 Assessment (pdf), view Faculty Survey 2011 Summary, view Student Survey 2011 Summary, view Spring Term 2010 Assessment (pdf)).
In response to feedback in the Assessment, the following Fall/Winter Academy sessions on Spring Term Pedagogy have been offered:
"Assessment in the Spring Term: Pragmatic and Effective Approaches"
A Faculty Presentation by Marc Conner and Steve Desjardins to the Faculty Focus Group, Spring Term 2010 & 2011
PowerPoint | Tegrity Video
A 55-minute faculty presentation on how to conduct embedded assessment and pre- and post-assessment for Spring Term courses. Professor Conner discusses overall assessment strategies, as well as particular tools he uses in his Spring Term in Ireland program; Professor Desjardins discusses assessment strategies in the natural sciences, as well as particular tools he uses in his Chaos and Disorder course.