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  • New Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) Questions February 9, 2022 11:16am - The Faculty Senate has approved new questions for student evaluations of teaching to be used starting this spring. While the SET process is administered by OIEP using the online software Blue, the instrument is developed and approved by the Faculty Senate. Read the full statement sent to faculty from the Faculty Senate, Effective Teaching Committee, […]
  • Angela Detlev Retires February 1, 2022 4:43pm - After more than 13 years at Mason, Angela Detlev retired on February 1, 2022.   As you all know, Angela is a wealth of knowledge having brought to Mason years of experience, not the least of which was insider knowledge of SCHEV.  She is known for  the veracity of her work, her diligence to her […]
  • OIEP’s YouTube Channel September 13, 2021 1:44pm - The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning has created several short videos as resources to support faculty and staff with annual assessment, Academic Program Review, and building surveys in Qualtrics. The videos can be found on YouTube at the link below.   Institutional Effectiveness at Mason
  • New Retention and Diversity Dashboards September 13, 2021 1:30pm - OIEP is kicking off the fall semester with two exciting new dashboards: First-Time, Full-Time Baccalaureate Retention and Graduation Rates and Diversity at Mason.  All dashboards can be filtered in multiple and cumulative ways including by school/college, major, and many demographics.   Most dashboards are only accessible from the Mason network. If you are off campus, you must […]
  • New Data Resources: Glossary of Terms and Trend Dashboards March 25, 2021 10:01am - OIEP has developed exciting new data resources that are now available our website.   The Glossary of Terms provides definitions and terminology used in OIEP dashboards and reports.   New dashboards include the Official Ten Year Enrollment Trend (Fall Census) and the Official Ten Year Degrees Awarded Trend which can be filtered by several categories […]
  • Administrative and Student Support Assessment Workshop: Thursday, April 8 at 10:00am March 24, 2021 4:51pm - Administrative and student support annual assessment submissions for 2020-2021 are due in Tk20 on June 1, 2021. In an effort to support continuous improvement, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning (OIEP) invites you to a workshop on April 8, 10:00am – 11:30am. The workshop will cover the annual assessment process in Tk20, share promising […]
  • Student Evaluations of Teaching Updates – February 2021 February 3, 2021 9:43am - Results for the Fall 2020 student evaluations of teaching were recently shared with instructors and supervisors. Unlike in other terms, however, these results will not be posted on the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning (OIEP) website. The pandemic which led to the subsequent delivery of a significant amount of instruction in an online format set these […]
  • Annual Assessment Reporting Deadline in Tk20 – June 1, 2021 January 19, 2021 8:49am - This year’s annual assessment reporting deadline for all academic and administrative units is June 1, 2021. The deadline has been been moved up for the 2020-21 academic year to allow time to incorporate the data into Mason’s SACSCOC compliance certification report.
  • New Associate Director January 12, 2021 11:04am - We are pleased to welcome our new Associate Director – Lisa Anh Nguyen – to the OIEP team. Lisa will be providing streamlined research to support planning and decision-making efforts across Mason. This includes supporting accreditation and mandated reporting.
  • Student evaluations of teaching reports in Blue November 18, 2020 9:05am - Instructor course reports for fall 2020 are now available in Blue! Instructors, deans, department chairs, and course coordinators will receive an email from OIEP with a link to their reports. In Blue, there is the option of downloading reports as a PDF in addition to viewing them in the dashboard. Department and college aggregate reports […]