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Assessment Support Unit

Welcome!

This page is intended to provide efficient access to assessment related information in an effort to effectively communicate assessment purposes, values, methods and resources with the School of Natural Sciences and across campus. Constantly striving to improve, we encourage constructive feedback regarding our site content and usability. Please send any questions or comments to snsassessment@ucmerced.edu.


Announcements and Reminders

Faculty Survey Findings and Response:

During 2016, the School of Natural Sciences Faculty were asked to complete a survey regarding their experiences with the school's Administrative Units. The feedback generated played a crucial role towards the development and improvement of school-wide processes and has since been used to generate actionable improvements of our school’s services. The Administrative Units have prepared a summary of last year’s responses (See Below). In the report, you will find an overview of actions that have been taken by each unit as a direct result of Faculty feedback. We present this report to increase transparency and encourage participation in this year’s upcoming Administrative Services Survey.
 
View the report here:

Assessment in the news:

Assessment as Research Symposium:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Deadline: January 23rd, 2017

Annually, the Campus Working Group on Assessment (CWGA) organizes the Assessment as Research Symposium as part of Research Week, the campus' annual celebration of research activity. The Assessment as Research Symposium is a forum to share assessment practices, successes, and lessons learned which features brief talks and a poster session. Proposals from faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Review previous Symposium programs and schedules here.

Click here to find out how to submit a proposal!