Assessment Trainings and Events

Assessment can be daunting and confusing work! This section provides an overview of workshops being offered to any University of San Diego staff member. The goal is to provide training (both in person and virtual) to actively engage with assessment based on individual and divisional needs. Please contact if there is a specific assessment training topic that you would like to see covered or if you would like to go through a past workshop.

Past Workshops

  • Assessment Overview. Participants in this workshop will be able to:
    • ...set up their Qualtrics account and navigate the platform.
    • ...navigate the Student Affairs and Institutional Research and Planning websites.
    • ...identify the existing major surveys that are administered to students.
    • ...describe the primary components of the program assessment template.
  • Intro to Reports & Data Visualization. Participants will be able to:
    • ...identify the primary components of a report
    • reports and templates on the Student Affairs assessment website
    • ...describe good principles of graphically representing data

Upcoming Workshops

  • Survey Strategies
    • Option 1: Wednesday, March 24 from 4:00pm-5:00pm (register)
    • Option 2: Friday, March 26 from 2:00pm-3:00pm (register)
  • Selecting the Appropriate Assessment Tool
  • Crafting a Professional Survey
  • Qualtrics: Survey Distribution Methods
  • CCLO Rubrics and Toolkit
  • Focus Groups 101
  • Benchmarking
  • Qualtrics: Running Reports and Formatting Data