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This page provides a variety of Institutional Effectiveness resources, including strategic planning and assessment materials, "how-to" presentations and guides, and other useful links.


Snapshot of the Assessment of Student Learning Process 

Strategic Planning Reporting Unit Action Plan Components

Strategic Plan Overview

General Education Assessment 

QEP Information

Assessment:  Helpful Tips (currently being updated)

Assuring Evidence for Continuous Improvement (TLI presentation by Dr. Jackie Jay on 8/31/17) and Corresponding Materials )

Writing Student Learning Objectives 

Selecting Assessment Measures 

Analyzing and Using Results of Student Learning Assessment 

Analyzing and Using Results for Non-Researchers 


Student Retention and Success

Effective Practices for Student Success based on EKU NSSE Results

DEEP (Document Effective Educational Practices) Briefs



A large part of our mission is to serve as a resource to the EKU community for Strategic Planning, Assessment and TracDat, the centralized university software system used to document our planning and assessment efforts. We are available for workshops, trainings, and consultations - just contact us!

Tanlee Wasson, Assistant Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness & Research, 622-2364

Bethany Miller, Assistant Director of Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness & Research, 622-0269


Other Useful Links

Internet Resources for Higher Education Assessment 

University of Massachusetts Amherst Program-Based Assessment Manual

University of Massachusetts Amhert Course-Based Assessment Manual

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Council on Postsecondary Education

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