Archives: DQP Examples

Copper Mountain College: Using the DQP/Tuning to Improve Student Learning Outcomes

Copper Mountain College’s (CMC) faculty and administration appreciate the learning experience and opportunities afforded to us through our participation in The Degree Qualifications Profile Project (DQP). We are thankful for the improved quality of our institutional dialogue and tools we now have to help our students succeed. The work done by our friends and colleagues… Read more »

Colorado Mesa University’s work with the DQP

By Suzanne Lay, Associate Professor and Faculty Assessment Coordinator, and Bette Schans, Director of Assessment. Colorado Mesa University’s work with the DQP began with a two-day faculty development session with one of the authors of the DQP in January 2012. During that session, the faculty discussed which components of the DQP most closely fit the… Read more »

Oregon Institute of Technology and the DQP

By Sandra Bailey, Director of Assessment. From its beginnings following WW II, Oregon Institute of Technology’s focus has been preparing citizens for professional careers. The Pacific Northwest’s only public institute of technology, Oregon Tech has grown from a vocational education institution into a baccalaureate and masters granting university that offers programs in engineering, allied health,… Read more »

McKendree University Assessment 2.0: A Systematic, Comprehensive, and Sustainable Model Combining Assessment and Faculty Development

McKendree University is currently engaged in a seven-year assessment revision initiative entitled “Assessment 2.0.” In the past, we engaged in a variety of assessment activities, but our model lacked cohesiveness, transparency, and usefulness; we now refer to those initial assessment activities as “Assessment 1.0.”  The purpose of “Assessment 2.0” is to build a new systematic,… Read more »