Unit-Level Assessment

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Carolina’s success in achieving its overall mission and strategic priorities is to a large extent dependent on the quality of its individual academic programs and administrative support services. Academic and administrative units on campus identify their intended outcomes, develop a plan of measuring and assessing the achievement of those outcomes, and use the results to make needed improvements. The following sections provide information for use by faculty and staff in assessing the effectiveness of their units and reporting the results as required for University accountability purposes.

Assessment Policies and Procedures

Requirements and expectations for conducting ongoing outcome assessment activities.

Assessment in Academic Programs

Guides to creating assessment plans and reports and generating meaningful data for program improvement. Examples and reporting templates are also provided.

Assessment in Administrative, Academic and Student Support Service, Research, and Public Service Units

Instructions for developing assessment plans to measure achievement of administrative outcomes and reporting how assessment results are being used to enhance organizational effectiveness. Examples and reporting templates are also provided.