Advanced Programs

Advanced Programs Key Assessment Data Management Schedule  is reported to the following: the College of Education Leadership Team, Advanced Program Coordinators, Advisory Council, SHIPS members, Assessment Committee, and the Department.

The instruments included in the key assessments and a description, for the Unit, are the following:

Graduation Cap

  1. Graduate and Employer Survey– a follow-up survey mailed to initial education preparation graduates and employers mailed during the spring semester. The data are collected, analyzed, and dissemination annually during the fall semester.
  2. Services and Operations Survey - provides information about all the services and operations within both the initial and advanced programs of the unit. The survey is aligned to the Conceptual Framework and elicits’ responses from candidates regarding the extent to which they mastered the elements of the Conceptual Framework and incorporate them into their practice. Each candidate rates each item in two ways: (1) indicating how important the item is to the candidate and (2) the perceived degree of quality experienced. Review of this data allows the unit to prioritize improvement efforts for unit operations and services by analyzing the difference between quality and importance as reported by candidates.
  3. TExES Content Examination (post-baccalaureate only) –the assessment includes an ASEP Summary, Demographic, and All Tests Report. The data are collected annually in February and disseminated during the fall semester every year.
  4. TExES Examination for Other School Professionals (principal, school counselor, educational diagnosticians, school librarians, reading specialist, superintendents). The ASEP   data are collected in February, CAT monthly, and P&P 4-5 times per year. The data are disseminated in March, each year.
  5. TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility Examination (post-baccalaureate only) - the assessment includes an ASEP Summary, Demographic, and All Tests Report. The data are collected annually in February and disseminated during the fall semester every year.
  6. Dispositions and Diversity Proficiency Assessment - Evaluation of candidate mastery of SHSU Dispositions and Diversity Proficiencies Standards by program faculty. The data are collected each semester and disseminated during the fall semester every year.
  7. Assessment of Effect on Student Learning -The data are collected each semester and disseminated during the fall semester every year.
  8. Content Knowledge - The data are collected each semester and disseminated during the fall semester every year.
  9. Pedagogical and/or Professional Knowledge and Skills - The data are collected each semester and disseminated during the fall semester every year.

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