Individual Teaching

Effectiveness Plan





Previous Assessment Findings


Strategies for




Teaching Effectiveness

Outcomes (TEOs)


Teaching Methods and

Evaluation Techniques


Criteria for

Teaching Success

SLO Assessment: students in all sections of MGT 150 did not meet assessment criteria for written communication skills on a final writing project.  The average rating for this instructor’s students for “mechanics” was 2.6 on a 4.0 scale.  Students experienced problems with spelling and punctuation.


Course Evaluation: the instructor received ratings of 3.0 or lower on a scale of 1-5 on items (5) practical work was appropriate for SLOs, (7) details of assessment procedures were clear, and (8) students were kept informed of progress toward achieving SLOs.


Students indicated in the comments section that they would have benefited from additional opportunities to develop and practice their writing skills.


Participate in a professional development program on constructing effective writing exercises.


Place greater emphasis on written communication skills in course materials and assignments.

1. The instructor will revamp assignments and assessment techniques in MGT 150 in an effort to help students hone their writing skills and demonstrate competency on a final writing project.

The instructor will include three writing exercises in MGT 150 prior to the required case project.


He will preview the writing assessment rubric with students before the initial exercise and share assessment results with them as they complete each writing assignment, emphasizing areas needing improvement.


The instructor will use the same rubric to assess students’ writing skills on a detailed paper produced at the conclusion of the case project.


Students will average 3.0 or higher in each performance category for written communication skills on the final writing project.


The instructor will receive average ratings of 4.0 or higher on items 5, 7 and 8 of the spring 2009 course evaluation.


Peer reviewers will rate the instructor’s performance in all areas related to this TEO as very good or excellent on the classroom observation report.


Peer reviewers will report that all course portfolio materials related to this TEO meet or exceed standards of excellence.