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Student Assessment

Assessment at SBU includes gathering information from students about student learning and student life, interpreting this information, and then using the information to improve instruction, student life, and student learning. Students at SBU are required to participate in this assessment program. Students at SBU participate in the following assessment activities:

Class Assessment Instruments Time of Administration

Freshmen

Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement
Faculty Evaluations & Campus Surveys

Fall, Welcome Week
Each semester, various times

Sophomores

National Survey of Student Engagement
Faculty Evaluations & Campus Surveys

Spring, 3rd party – web-only
Each semester, various times

Juniors

Faculty Evaluations & Campus Surveys

Each semester, various times

Seniors

General Education Assessment
Major Field Test/ Exit Exams
National Survey of Student Engagement
Faculty Evaluations & Campus Surveys     

Fall and Spring
Fall and Spring
Spring, 3rd party – web-only
Each semester, various times

Graduate

Program Specific Exit Exams
Satisfaction Surveys
Faculty Evaluations& Campus Surveys

Prior to graduation
Various times
Each semester, various times

 

Alumni also are sent surveys for the purpose of determining to what extent the university experience has helped to prepare them for their chosen professions and equipped them for responsible living and lifelong intellectual and spiritual growth.