Assessment Results2017-12-08T13:09:21+00:00

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Report Title Brief Description Sponsoring Department Summary Report Highlights Completed
Vet Camp Spring 2018

VRSC sponsors Vet Camp, an orientation specifically for veterans held in the fall and spring prior to the first day of classes which is designed to prepare new student veterans for academic success by identifying resources and networking connections. The attached report summarizes the results of assessments completed by participants during the Spring 2018 Vet Camp and one completed half way through the spring semester.

Veteran Resource & Support Center   07/13/2018
Venture: Base Camp 2018

According to its website (http://venturecamp.tamu.edu), Venture: Base Camp is the “premiere outdoor extended orientation experience set to take place both on the Texas A&M main campus and in the Texas Hill Country. Base Camp is sure to provide you with many fun and exciting activities, including camping, hiking, canoeing, rock climbing, team building activities, and so much more.” Venture: Base Camp is a collaborative effort between Extended Orientation in the Department of Student Activities and Outdoor Adventures in the Department of Recreational Sports for admitted entering freshmen or transfer students starting in the fall semester. This was the fourth year of the program and Student Activities and Rec Sports working with Student Life Studies to assess the effectiveness of the camp experience.

Student Activities   10/29/2018
Venture: Base Camp 2017 Participant Evaluation

There were two sessions of Venture: Base Camp over the summer. The first one, Alpha, took place on July 10 – 15, 2017 and Bravo, the second camp, was scheduled July 17 – 22, 2017. During this six-day camp, students went rock climbing, swimming, and canoeing; had discussion groups; learned about Aggie traditions; and took a campus tour/scavenger hunt. This was the third year of the program and the third time to work with Student Life Studies to assess the effectiveness of the camp experience.

Student Activities   10/23/2017
University Art Galleries Marketing Focus Groups

University Art Galleries within the Division of Student Affairs, include the Stark Galleries and Forsyth Galleries locate within the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M University campus. February 2016, University Art Galleries contacted Student Life Studies to assist in assessing the Texas A&M University (TAMU) student community’s perceptions of the University Art Galleries’ programs, exhibitions and special events and get student input on marketing. The attached report summarizes the assessment results from a series of focus groups which comprised of student participants.

University Art Galleries   08/26/2016
Tutoring Services Assessment 2016-2017

The mission of the Department of Multicultural Services Tutoring Program is to facilitate student academic success by providing personalized academic assistance and course-specific peer tutoring to assist students in the development of study skills essential to success in coursework. The attached report summarizes the results of the satisfaction survey sent to those students who utilized DMS tutoring services throughout the academic year

Multicultural Services   07/14/2017
Tutoring Services Assessment 2015-2016

Department of Multicultural Services (DMS) currently provides free, group and one on one tutoring to undergraduates at Texas A&M University. DMS wanted to assess the satisfaction of the tutored students with a variety of aspects of the Tutoring Program and whether coming to the tutors helped with the student's academic confidence. A survey was sent monthly to student who were tutored, and the attached report summarizes the results of their responses over the 2015-2016 academic year.

Multicultural Services   07/11/2016
The Gardens Apartments Programs Survey, 2017-2018

The Gardens Apartments rents to Texas A&M graduate students, married students, students with a dependent child or children, international students, US military veteran students, students who are at least 21 years old or undergraduate students who have completed at least 30 semester hours or 2 semesters in residence at a 2 or 4 year college. Due to some changes, specifically the addition of the Peer Mentoring Program, the Gardens Apartments staff assessed current residents’ preferences regarding sponsored programs offered for all residents, as well as the residents’ perception of and experience with the Academic Peer Mentor program. The attached report summarizes the results of that assessment.

Residence Life   06/01/2018
The Big Event 2017 Community and Participant Surveys

The Big Event (TBE), committee of the Student Government Association (SGA) worked with Student Life Studies in 2017 to send out satisfaction surveys to both the Community members receiving the services of TBE and the student participants providing services on the day. The majority of both the community members and the participants were positive regarding their experience with TBE 2017.

Student Organization   03/13/2018
The Big Event Community Survey Spring 2016

The Big Event is a committee of the Student Government Association (SGA). and it organizes the the largest, one-day, student-run service project in the nation where students of Texas A&M University come together to say ‘Thank You’ to the residents of Bryan and College Station, by performing acts of service. After the April 2nd 2016 service experience, students provided a survey to the resident for them to provide feedback regarding the service provided. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey.

Student Organization   07/22/2016
TAMU Career Closet Patron Satisfaction Survey Spring 2017

The Student Government Association sponsors the TAMU Career Closet, which provides various business attire available for rent to students for up to five business days. The assessment measures the satisfaction of student patrons of the TAMU Career Closet during the spirng of 2017.

Student Organization   07/11/2017
T-Camp Counselor/Teamer/Co-Chair and Participant Surveys 2017

T-Camp is an extended (three day), optional orientation camp for students who have previously attended another institution and are transferring to Texas A&M University for the fall semester. Participants travel to Trinity Pines in Trinity, Texas and stay in cabins. Two sessions of T- Camp were held; Session One was held on August 7-9, 2017 and Session Two was held on August 11-13, 2017. T-Camp is led by students currently attending Texas A&M and who have familiarity with transferring. The camp student staff is made up of directors, co-chairs, teamers, and counselors. Their goal is to help new transfer students establish relationships with fellow students and learn Texas A&M traditions. This report summarizes the results of assessments of both the camper and co-chair/counselor experience with T-Camp 2017.

Student Organization   12/21/2017
T-Camp Counselor/Teamer/Co-Chair and Participant Surveys 2016

T-Camp is an extended (three day), optional orientation camp for students who have previously attended another institution and are transferring to Texas A&M University for the fall semester. Participants travel to Trinity Pines in Trinity, Texas and stay in cabins. T-Camp is led by students currently attending Texas A&M and who have familiarity with transferring, and sponsored by the student organization Aggie Transition Camps. The two sessions in the fall were held on August 8-10 and August 12-14. The attached summary report provides the results of the surveys used to assess the experience of the campers and those students who participated as counselors, teamers and co-chairs for ATC.

Student Activities   11/29/2016
Student Worker Learning Outcomes Focus Groups

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) offices (Box Office, OPAS, Student Programs Office or SPO) developed student learning outcomes for their student employees for the 2015-2016 academic year focused on active listening as a component of the Texas A&M University learning outcome for undergraduates of demonstrating effective communication. During the MSC student employee retreat held in August, students were asked to identify major components of active listening (identified as pay attention, show you are listening, provide feedback, defer judgement and respond appropriately) and choose one on which to focus during the 2015-2016 academic year. Supervisors then met with their students throughout the year to gauge progress and ensure students were still focused on improving their chosen component. The MSC supervisors wanted to evaluate the student employees’ learning regarding this outcome and contacted Student Life Studies (SLS) to help create an assessment, and decided on a near end- of- term focus group, which would include approximately 50% of the MSC student employees. The attached report summarizes the findings of the MSC Focus Groups.

Memorial Student Center   07/20/2016
Student Research Week Spring 2018

The Graduate and Professional Student Council (formerly the Graduate Student Council) created Student Research Week (SRW) as a one-day poster event in 1994. This year, the program celebrated its 21st annual research extravaganza March 19-23, 2018. Feedback was collected from the judges and competitors who participated in the SRW programs regarding their experience in registering and participating in SRW. The attached report summarizes the assessment results which covers the responses from both groups.

Student Organization   07/05/2018
Student Research Week (SRW) 2017

The Graduate and Professional Student Council (formerly the Graduate Student Council) created Student Research Week (SRW) as a one-day poster event in 1994. This year, the program celebrated its 20th annual research extravaganza March 27-30, 2017. Feedback was collected from the judges and participants who participated in SRW programs. This report covers the responses from both groups

Student Organization   05/26/2017
Report Title Brief Description Sponsoring Department Summary Report Highlights Completed
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