2008-09 Management Assessment Plan

Teaching Enhancement Plan # 1


Criteria for Success


        The average rating of student achievement in each performance category for written communication skills (structure, content and mechanics) will be 3 or higher on a scale of 1-4.



Assessment Findings


        Students did not meet assessment criteria in mechanics.The average rating in this category was 2.60.Several students experienced particular problems with spelling and punctuation.



Strategies for Improvement


        Secure dedicated writing tutors for the management department.


        Participate in professional development programs on constructing effective writing exercises.


        Include more writing exercises in regularly scheduled assignments.


        Preview rubrics that will be used to assess studentsí writing skills.


        Share assessment results with students.