Improving Student Outcomes

Assessment of student learning, with a focus on continuous improvement, is key to ensuring the quality of educational programs and preparing graduates to enter a global workforce. We offer an array of educational opportunities and resources, including virtual and in-person workshops, on-demand videos, planning tools and articles.

Assessment Workshops

Our workshops serve as invaluable professional development resources to deepen your understanding of the program assessment process. They also provide the opportunity to build your professional network and share your knowledge with experts in the ABET community.

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate / Advanced

Assessment of Student Learning

Join a cohort of peers in higher education to learn the key elements and processes in program assessment. The workshop is designed to provide you…
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October 10, 2023
  • Beginner

Basics of Program Assessment

This workshop is designed for those who are new to program assessment and would like to gain an understanding of the assessment process or those…
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  • Beginner
  • Intermediate / Advanced

Institute for the Development of Excellence in Assessment Leadership (IDEAL)

IDEAL is a professional development opportunity that thoroughly equips you to lead your faculty in the development and implementation of a program assessment plan. Over…
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January 8, 2024
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate / Advanced

Continuous Improvement Assessment Forum

This interactive forum offers a facilitated experience for program teams to analyze and improve their current assessment and evaluation processes. Over the course of two…
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  • Intermediate / Advanced

Advanced Program Assessment

Prerequisites Fundamentals of Program Assessment Workshop or Institute for the Development of Excellence in Assessment Leadership (IDEAL) If you have already attended an ABET Fundamentals…
Next Class Starts
November 13, 2023
  • Beginner

Fundamentals of Program Assessment

Working in small groups, you will learn to design assessment processes, develop measurable student outcomes and apply data collection and data reporting methods. Our facilitators…
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September 13, 2023

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On-Demand Webinars

Learn about assessment and the accreditation process anytime, anywhere with these free webinars.

Assessment of Student Learning Introduction

Gloria Rogers, ABET Senior Adjunct Director for Professional Programs, provides a basic introduction to the principles that underlie the development of the continuous improvement process…

Program Educational Objectives

This webinar covers expectations for the development and maintenance of your Program Educational Objectives.

Student Outcomes

Jennifer “Jenny” Amos, ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, deconstructs student outcomes for assessment and evaluation of the attainment of student learning.

Reading Materials

Self Assessment

An instrument that can be used to determine the status of a program assessment process.

Assessment Planning Matrix

Sample matrix to demonstrate the program assessment process and results.

Sample Protocol for Pilot Testing Survey Items

Example of how you can test your survey items for validity before administering the survey.

Timelines and Responsibilities

Documenting the processes involved in program assessment.

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