Office of Assessment

Guidelines and Templates

Documents, templates, examples, and other additional useful information about the program assessment process, 7-year external review, classroom assessment techniques and more are presented in this page.


7-year USM External Review Schedule (PDF) Updated May 1, 2014

Compliance Assist

How to Access and Navigate in Compliance Assist (PDF) How to Enter Information in Compliance Assist (PDF)

Student Learning Assessment

Phase-in Schedule (PDF) Glossary (PDF)
Program Overview Template (DOCX) Core Course Overview Template (DOCX)
Program Outcome Results Template (DOCX) Core Course Outcome Results Template (DOCX)
Assessment Scorecard (PDF) Tables Used to Summarize Information (DOCX)
Outcomes and Goals of the University Core (PDF) Best Practices AY 2012-2013 (PDF)
7-Year Recertification Schedule University Core Courses (PDF)  

7-Year USM Program/Department Review

 7-Year USM Program/ Department Review: Overview (PDF) 7-Year USM Program/Department Review: Schedule (PDF)
 7-Year USM Program/Department Review: Self-Study Format (DOCX) 7-Year USM Program/Department Review:  Expenses (DOCX) 
7-Year USM Report on Periodic Review Format (DOCX)  Instructions for preparing the 7-Year USM Report On Periodic Review (PDF)
7-Year Program/Department Review: Signature Page (DOCX)  

Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Effectiveness Guidelines (DOCX) Updated  May 1, 2014 Tables Used to Summarize Information (DOCX)
Unit Overview Template (DOCX) Unit Outcome Results Template (DOCX)
Glossary (PDF)  

Other Assessment Tools

Assessment Tools Online & Print Resources
Direct and Indirect Measures/ Evidence of Student Learning (PDF)  

Office of Assessment
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Phone: 410-704-2557
Fax: 410-704-6091



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