Assessment Resources

The Office of Assessment is dedicated to working ethically, fairly, collaboratively and reflectively, and to ensure that the methods of assessment used by the school meet or exceed the standards and best practices of the academic assessment community.

The SOLES Office of Assessment is involved in the work of SOLES in the following ways:

  • Supports program accreditation for SOLES’ programs
  • Provides leadership and guidance concerning the assessment of academic programs and student learning outcomes
  • Provides guidance to faculty and administration in the planning and evaluation of their programs
  • Coordinates SOLES' assessment programs, ensuring that they are designed, implemented, analyzed and reported on in a manner that is useful for curricular and program improvement
  • Provides timely and accurate responses to the informational needs of various constituencies
  • Analyzes trends and outcomes in SOLES' academic programs

Assessment Reports

SOLES Accreditation Calendar USD-SOLES Accreditation Calendar
The USD-SOLES Accreditation Calendar contains dates for accreditation, program review, and public accountability reporting.
SOLES Dashboard SOLES Dashboard
The SOLES Dashboard examines trends and compares targeted values to actual data values using 30 different measures. The Departmental Dashboard reports are located on the academic assessment webpage of SOLES.
2013 Exit Survey Report 2013 Exit Survey Report
The 2013 Exit Survey Report contains summarized data collected from graduating students prior to commencement.
2014 Course Evaluation Report 2014 Course Evaluation Report
The Spring 2014 Course Evaluation Report contains summarized data collected from students at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.
2012-2013 Alumni Survey Report 2013-2014 Alumni Survey Report
The 2013-2014 Alumni Survey Report contains summarized data collected from graduates who have been alumni for at least six months.
Report on SOLES International Experience Requirement

Report on SOLES International Experience Requirement
The Report on SOLES International Experience Requirement is a research study conducted by the SOLES Assessment Office which investigates the impact of the internationalization requirement on students’ cultural competence levels as measured with the SOLES Internationalization Survey.

2012-2013 SOLES Assessment Office Report

2012-2013 SOLES Assessment Office Report
The 2012-2013 SOLES Assessment Office Report contains summarized data gathered from the Exit Survey, Course Evaluations, Alumni Survey, and the Internationalization Surveys.