- OIEP’s Video Tutorials (8/14/2023)
OIEP has created video trainings as resources to support faculty and staff in areas including: navigating Nuventive, annual assessment planning, Academic Program Review, and building Qualtrics surveys. The videos can be found on OIEP’s website or on the YouTube channel Institutional Effectiveness at Mason.
- Annual Assessment Reporting Deadline: September 30, 2023 (8/14/2023)
The annual assessment reporting deadline for AY 2022-23 is September 30, 2023. Information about annual assessment, including reporting requirements can be found here. Please note that Nuventive is Mason’s new tool for assessment planning and reporting. Tk20 is no longer being used. Information about Nuventive, including resources and log-in details, can be found here.
- Nuventive: Mason’s Assessment Planning Tool (8/14/2023)
Nuventive is now available for annual assessment planning and reporting! OIEP is offering video tutorials, quick start navigation guides, office hours, and individual consultations for users from academic, administrative, and co-curricular units. The reporting deadline for AY 2022-23 is September 30, 2023. Information about Nuventive, including resources and log-in details, can be found here.
- Nuventive: Mason’s New Assessment Planning and Reporting Tool (3/21/2023)
Nuventive has been selected as Mason’s new assessment planning and reporting software tool. Updates will be provided throughout the spring and summer 2023, including training and workshop schedules. In order to allow time for Nuventive’s implementation and training for faculty and staff, the annual assessment reporting deadline for AY 2022-23 has been moved to September 1, 2023.
- Faculty and Staff Dashboard by Gender and Race/Ethnicity (2/16/2023)
OIEP has created a new dashboard that explores the diversity of Mason’s faculty and staff. The dashboard includes employee headcount and FTE by division, department, gender, employee category (e.g., tenured faculty, graduate teaching assistants, classified), full-time/part-time employment status, faculty rank, and race/ethnicity.
The dashboard is only accessible from the Mason network or VPN.
- OIEP’s October Newsletter (10/27/2022)
OIEP’s October 2022 newsletter highlights available self-service resources, a revised data request form partnership with the Office of the University Registrar, a new assessment council structure, updates to the Mason Core assessment process, and more. If you didn’t receive the newsletter in your Mason email and would like to be added to our distribution list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OIEP Newsletter October 2022
- New DFW and SET Results Dashboards (10/18/2022)
OIEP has created two new dashboards: DFW and SET Results. The DFW dashboard allows users to explore course DFW (final student grades of ‘D’, ‘F’, or a withdrawal) rates and counts. The SET Results dashboard displays student evaluation of teaching results for all available terms in which SETs were administered using Blue (currently accessible only by full-time faculty and staff).
Dashboards are only accessible from the Mason network. If you are off campus, you must use the VPN to access.
- OIEP at the Southern Association for Institutional Research 2022 Conference (10/18/2022)
Members of the OIEP traveled to New Orleans in October to present a session at the Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR) annual conference on how to use propensity score matching (PSM) to address the potential self-selection bias of student service interventions where random assignment is often times not possible.
- Tk20 Replacement (10/4/2022)
Mason’s Tk20 contract for annual academic and administrative assessment reporting expired in August. The RFP process for its replacement is well underway with the expectation of having a new tool implemented for AY 2022-23 reporting by late spring 2023. All unit reports and documents in Tk20 have been extracted and archived. Information on implementation and training for the new tool will be shared as it becomes available. Please send any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
- Program Review (4/1/2022)
Questions? Email the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning at firstname.lastname@example.org.