Institutional Research and Assessment

Institutional Research and Assessment

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Who We Are

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment works to improve educational effectiveness through the assessment of teaching and learning, the evaluation of educational practices and services, and the ongoing reporting of demographic and evaluative data for institutional decision making and external reporting.

The office's work includes three major areas:

  • Enrollment, retention, and graduation data
  • Assessment in support of institutional improvement, state accountability, and regional accreditation
  • Research to support institutional planning

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Featured Research

End-of-Program Review (EPR) 2013-14

The End-of-program Review (EPR) assessment was created to help the college recognize and articulate curricular offerings. Results of the End-of-program Review provide information about content of programs, including information about community-based projects and service learning in programs, compelling intellectual experiences, and successful pedagogical practices. Read what faculty had to say about their 2013-14 programs.

Diversity at Evergreen

During the 2008-09 academic year, the Diversity and Equity Standing Committee developed a data collection framework to assess diversity at Evergreen over time. The resulting Diversity Indicators include: recruitment and retention, student learning and campus climate, degrees awarded, and faculty and staff demographics. For the latest findings see Evergreen Diversity Indicators: AY 2013-14 Update (PDF).

Assessment of Teaching and Learning Conference 2013

Institutional Research staff gave two presentations at the Assessment of Teaching and Learning Conference in Spokane during May 2013. Collaborative Work in the College Class: Advantages, Challenges, and Outcomes explores collaboration at Evergreen from both the student and faculty perspective. Transfer Students: Exploring Diversity of Expectations, Comfort, and Confidence Level analyzes differences between Washington community and technical college transfer students in terms of goals for college, skill level, and confidence.