Assessment Results 2017-12-08T13:09:21+00:00

Summary Reports

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Report Title Brief Description Sponsoring Department Summary Report Highlights Completed
Academic Peer Mentors Presentations

Academic Peer Mentors offer weekly topic-based presentations related to study skills and techniques; there are ten different presentations offered throughout the year. Academic Support Initiatives wanted to assess the effectiveness of these academic skill presentations offered by the APMs. The results will be used to ensure the identified learning outcomes for each presentation are being met and improve the presentations in the future. This is the first time Student Life Studies worked with Academic Support Initiatives to assess these academic presentations.

Residence Life   05/17/2018
Student Life Studies Customer Service Surveys 2016-2017

According to its website, Student Life Studies “provides leadership in assessment and planning to the Division of Student Affairs and to student organizations, maximizing program effectiveness and emphasizing student learning.” Furthermore, the vision of the department is to “create a culture in the Division of Student Affairs that values meaningful assessment, uses results to guide improvement, and articulates contributions to student success.” One goal for Student Life Studies is to provide quality assessment services to facilitate client planning and decision-making. Student Life Studies wanted to assess clients who utilized the department’s services to understand their satisfaction and use of assessment results in making program improvements. Student Life Studies has conducted various forms of a client assessment since 2005.

Student Life Studies   09/16/2017
MSC Spencer Leadership Conference - Spring 2018

According to the organization’s website, (http://spencer.tamu.edu/) MSC Spencer is a conference “that seeks to provide a unique opportunity to sophomores to enhance personal leadership skills in the pursuit of life long excellence in diverse environments.” The conference focuses on leadership development through the exploration of three pillars: Self-Aware Leadership, Innovative Leadership, and Selfless Leadership.

Memorial Student Center   03/23/2018
Aggie Allies Workshop Evaluation Spring 2016

Aggie Allies is an organization at Texas A&M University whose mission is to provide visible support to and a safe environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the Texas A&M community. The organization is composed of faculty, staff, students, and community members. In order to become an Ally, people must complete the three-hour educational Aggie Allies Workshop training session. The attached report summarizes the evaluations filled out by participants of the training sessions held during the spring semester of 2016.

Other   07/12/2016
Aggie Allies Workshop Evaluation Spring 2017

Aggregate summary report for the Aggie Allies Workshop Evaluations from the Spring 2017 time frame.

Other   03/13/2018
HP Program Presentation Evaluation 2016-2017

Aggregate summary report of the Health Promotion Presentation Evaluations given out at the end of 13 programs throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

Offices of the Dean of Student Life   03/13/2018
Assessment Boot Camp - 2017

Assess participants attending Assessment Boot Camp to understand the effectiveness of the training and determine if the identified learning outcomes were met.

Student Life Studies   07/31/2017
MSC Fall Leadership Conference 2017

Assessment summary of the 65th annual MSC Fall Leadership Conference held August 22-24, 2017.

Memorial Student Center   10/19/2017
Housing Fair Volunteer Assessment- Off-Campus Student Services

Every spring Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) in the Offices of the Dean of Student Life at Texas A&M University hosts the Housing Fair.The 2017 Housing Fair was held on February 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. In order to host this large-scale event, Housing Fair recruits staff and student volunteers. These volunteers assist with checking students and volunteers in, handing out resources, helping off campus properties load and unload their booth, and many other jobs. OCSS wanted to understand the experience of the volunteers who help run this event. This is the first time the volunteers have been assessed, and attached are the results of that assessment.

Offices of the Dean of Student Life   04/26/2017
Family Weekend

Family Weekend is a special time dedicated to Aggie parents and families. This annual weekend is organized by the Family Weekend Committee, comprised of eight student leaders and supported by the Office of New Student & Family Programs, in the Offices of the Dean of Student Life. This year Family Weekend was held April 7-9th 2017 and consisted of events and activities such as Aggie Ring Day, athletic events, awards ceremonies, receptions or Open Houses, and a Yell Practice. Additionally, there are events sponsored by academic colleges, university departments, and student organizations. The Family Weekend Committee and New Student & Family Programs wanted to gather feedback on this new event to assist in making improvements for future years; the summary report attached provides the results of the survey sent out to to families on a listserv and also through a link on the on the Family Weekend website.

Offices of the Dean of Student Life   06/22/2017
Fish Camp Participant Evaluation 2016

Fish Camp, a four-day extended orientation camp through Texas A&M University, provides a transition from high school to college for about 6,000 incoming freshmen, out of the approximately 10,000 students in the freshman class. Students are bused from College Station to Lakeview Methodist Conference Center near Palestine, Texas; the seven Fish Camp sessions ran from July 29th through August 19th. Fish Camp is a student lead sponsored organization. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey sent out to freshmen who attended Fish Camp to assess their experience during Fish Camp as well as their experiences with their counselors and fellow attendees a few weeks into the fall semester.

Student Activities   10/14/2016
Grad Camp 2016

Grad Camp is an extended orientation event hosted by the Graduate and Professional Student Council (student organization) every fall that brings together new graduate and professional students in effort to familiarize them with Texas A&M University campus, traditions and resources available to them on campus during their student experience in Aggieland. Current graduate students serve as counselors. The attached report summarizes the results of the surveys sent to counselors and participants to assess their experience with Grad Camp.

Student Organization   11/21/2016
Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training Evaluation 2015-2016

Green Dot is an international movement built on the premise that individuals can systematically and measurably reduce the levels of power- based personal violence found in their community. Based on the social diffusion theory and social psychological research, Green Dot reinforces the belief that each person has the power to incite change in their social environment. The Division of Student Affairs offers Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training to students, faculty and staff; the attached report summarizes the results of the survey used to assess the participants experience with Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training.

Other   10/04/2016
Alcohol Education Workshop Outcomes

Health Promotion (HP), a unit within the Offices of the Dean of Student Life ,offers a variety of opportunities for students to focus on leading a healthy life while at Texas A&M University. Health Promotion regularly offers an Alcohol Education Workshop for students who violate campus alcohol policies. Health Promotions staff wanted to learn about how participants identify how they have made a behavior change, so this year’s assessment asked workshop participants 1) what they could have changed about their behaviors that would have changed the outcome of their incident based on what they learned, and 2) identify obstacles and barriers they may encounter in changing those outcomes. The assessment given at the end of the workshop provided the participants the opportunity to reflect on the purpose of the behaviors which led them to the workshop, behavioral changes that could have prevented the incident(s), and analysis of those obstacles and barriers that may have affected those planned changes. The attached summary report highlights the results of the assessment.

Offices of the Dean of Student Life   05/25/2017
Alcohol Education Workshop Outcomes Fall 2015-Spring 2016

Health Promotions (HP), a unit within the Offices of the Dean of Student Life, regularly offers an Alcohol Education Workshop for students who violate campus alcohol policies. Students who receive a sanction to attend the workshop must meet with an HP staff member prior to their workshop, attend the workshop, then come back for a follow-up meeting with the HP staff member approximately two weeks after participating in the workshop. Health Promotions staff wanted to focus on learning about how participants identify how they have made a behavior change, so this year’s assessment asks students participating in the workshop would change the outcome of their incident based on what they learned, and identify obstacles and barriers they may encounter in changing those outcomes. The attached report summarizes the results of a survey students received after completing the workshop,

Offices of the Dean of Student Life   09/29/2016
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