Assessment

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Welcome to Assessment Resources and Information

Assessment is essential to student learning through academic programs by measuring and implementing continuous improvements. The Assessment Committee provides support to establish learning outcomes by measures, observing, and documenting the results of the outcomes, findings, improvements, and plans.

The following are the areas in which we review and provide guidance and support. Our focus is to ensure NTU's Strategic Priority on Academic Excellence. NTU commits to academic excellence and is engaged in an ongoing process of meeting it's mission by employing a comprehensive system of teaching, research, service, leadership, and educational support based on the Diné Philosophy of Education.

 

Assessment Reports for each Academic Year

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Annual Assessment Report
Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
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Annual Assessment Report
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Templates to be used for Course
We focus on three different areas in Assessment which are Course Level, Program Level, and General Education. The following are the Assessment Guides and the Templates used for each of the three areas. Assessment enable a systematic process for the continuous improvement of student learning by identifying opportunities to improve courses and curricula, teaching practices, and student life activities, as well as make informed decisions about degree programs.

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NTU Assessment Guide
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Assessment Terminology Definitions
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Course Assessment Template
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General Education Assessment Template
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Program Assessment Template
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Syllabus Template

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NTU is using Weave Online to track and report on continuous quality improvement processes for the campus in support of HLC requirements. It is used to capture expected outcomes, established criteria for success, assessment of performance, to view results, and record action plans for improvement. NTU purchase four modules:

  1. Assessment — Program, Course, General Education, and Operational Services
  2. Accreditation — capture HLC Core standards, other Accreditation such as ABET, and Strategic Priorities
  3. Program Review — captures Program Reviews
  4. Credentials — ensures that all our faculty and staff credentials are documented and meet the proper requirements

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NTU Assessment Committee (2016 - 2017)
The Assessment Committee shall consist of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, the Data Assessment Director, and the Department Chairs or the department delegated representative for two year terms.

The Assessment Committee shall have the following functions:

  1. Oversee all undergraduate course and program data collection and recommend new data collection data methods to measure institutional effectiveness, particularly in the realm of student learning.
  2. Provide a cyclical source of reliable information from assessment for the improvement of student learning.
  3. Provide a well-planned systematic process of data collection.
  4. Provide systematic analyses of data for making institutional decisions about budgeting, strategic planning, faculty development, and program changes.
  5. Provide feedback that links the institutional outcomes to the University’s mission statement.
  6. Collect and review data and make recommendations to the Data Assessment Director and Dean of Undergraduate Studies concerning student learning and institutional effectiveness based on the course assessment plans presented by each faculty member at the end of the first month of each semester, the course outcome data and analyses report presented by each faculty member during the last week of each semester, the program assessment report submitted by each faculty member every semester, and the one-page program assessment report submitted by the program by the end of each spring semester.
  7. Oversee the preparation of the annual report that shall include the planning and data collection that begins during the fall semester and ends in the spring semester with the faculty’s collection of student learning data. The report shall be submitted to the NTU President and Board of Regents at the beginning of October each year.
  8. Meet Monthly
  • Assessment Members
  • Dr. Carlos Paez-Paez, Chair
  • Dr. Gholam Ehteshami, Member
  • Dr. Germaine Daye, Member
  • Jeff Davis, Member
  • Franklin Elliott, Member
  • Dr. Marlon Fick, Member
  • Dr. Paul Platero, Member
  • Rachel Pacheco, Member
  • Shania Gamble, Member
  • Coleen Arviso, Member
  • Dr. Casmir Agbaraji, Member
  • Department
  • Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology
  • Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology
  • Science
  • Applied Technology
  • Business and Education
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diné Studies and Law Studies
  • Nursing
  • Data Assessment
  • E-Learning
  • Instructional Services

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Welcome to Navajo Technical University. Navajo Tech is committed to offering quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees, and community education in student oriented, hands-on learning environment based on the Dine Philosophy of Education. Our primary campus is located in Crownpoint, New Mexico; two Arizona instructional sites in Chinle and Teec Nos Pos are growing rapidly!