Previous Workshop Presentations and Materials


Several workshops have been offered on campus over the last few years. Presentation materials are provided below. We are in the process of creating these resources as accessible documents. If you have questions, please contact the assessment working team at

Ready, Set, Rubric

On March 26, 2019, faculty engaged in conversations about the benefits of rubrics, different types of rubrics, and how to evaluate the quality of rubrics.

Design, Align, Save Time

On February 26, 2018 faculty learned how to think through their course design to align your program outcomes, course objectives, activities, assignments, and assessments

Moving Beyond Phase 1

On May 22, 2018, Gavin Henning conducted four workshops to support co-curricular and functional areas in enhancing assessment efforts. Please find the materials from those workshops below:

  • Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Assessment
  • Maximizing the Assessment Toolkit
  • Putting Assessment into Action
  • Using the CAS Standards for Program Assessment

Real-Time Student Assessment: A Shared Commitment to Improve Currently Enrolled Students’ Equitable Performance

On September 11, 2017, Peggy Maki conducted a workshop on improving the equitable performance of currently enrolled students. Find below the slides from the presentation:

Assessment Made Easier

On August 21, 2017, Jill Ferguson conducted a workshop on assessment for students in creative disciplines. Find below the slides from the presentation:

Outcomes-Based Assessment to Support Student Learning and Development

On February 14, 2017, Marilee Bresciani conducted a workshop at Syracuse University on how to do outcomes-based assessment for co-curricular units. Find below the slides from the presentation:

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Understanding and Using Assessment Results

On November 18, 2016, Linda Suskie conducted a workshop at Syracuse University on how to use the assessment results obtained during the assessment annual cycle. Find below the slides and handout from the presentation:

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Classroom Assessment Techniques

On October 14, 2016, Thomas Angelo conducted a workshop at Syracuse University on how to incorporate useful assessment techniques in the classroom. The activities of the workshop modeled the techniques and ideas that were presented. Find below the slides and handout from the presentation:

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Introduction to Rubrics

On September 23, 2016, Dannelle D. Stevens conducted two workshops at Syracuse University on rubrics as assessment tools. There was a morning and afternoon session that covered rubrics to use at the course as well as at the program level. Find below the presentations and handouts:

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Assessment in Academic Programs

On April 02, 2015, Barbara E. Walvoord conducted a workshop on assessment in academic programs. Please find the video of the workshop below: