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Seminar focuses on five assessment research projects

March 11, 2005

KALAMAZOO--Five recipients of grants for assessment research at Western Michigan University will discuss their projects in a free, public seminar from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in Putney Lecture Hall of the Fetzer Center.

"These presentations will be especially helpful to faculty members considering assessment grant applications for the 2005-06 academic year," says Dr. Eileen B. Evans, vice provost for institutional effectiveness.

The titles of the presentations and presenters at the March 17 seminar are: "Assessment System Development," Patrick Benton, associate professor of aviation science; "Assessing Student Learning in the CECP Training Program," Dr. Kelly McDonnell, assistant professor of counselor education and counseling psychology; "MIS Startup for the Sociology Departmental Assessment Plan," Dr. Susan Caulfield, professor of sociology; "Using Portfolios as Evidence of Student Learning and Program Impact," Dr. Cynthia Carver, assistant professor of teaching, learning and leadership; and "Assessment of Library Instruction Outcomes in WMU Undergraduates," Maira Bundza, assistant professor and reference librarian.

For more information, contact Sue Brodasky at sue.brodasky@wmich.edu or (269) 387-0399.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 269 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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