ERIC Number: ED404344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jan-24
Reference Count: N/A
DATAWave. Volume 3, Numbers 1-7.
Testa, Alec M.
DATAWave, v3 n1-7 Jan-Apr 1996
The DATAWave is a bi-weekly publication of the Assessment Resource Office (ARO) at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). Its purpose is to inform the campus community and broader constituencies on assessment issues and practices at ENMU. The seven issues of winter and spring 1996 cover the following topics: (1) a preview of ARO activities, Academic Outcomes Assessment Plans, the New Mexico higher education assessment conference, and available research fundings and opportunities; (2) summary information from 1986 through 1992 on the College Outcomes Measurement Program (COMP) at EMU, which assesses the general education program through student outcomes; (3) summary information for the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP), which replaced the COMP in 1993; (4) student responses from focus groups and exit interviews used to evaluate university programs; (5) CAAP mathematics results; (6) information on student mathematics achievement from the American College Testing Program and other sources; and (7) CAAP Science Reasoning Test results. (Contains 14 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Assessment, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Financial Support, Focus Groups, Grants, Higher Education, Mathematics Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Program Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Test Results, Test Use, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eastern New Mexico Univ., Portales. Assessment Resource Office.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency