Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness encourages continuous assessment and improvement of academic programs, student support offices, and administrative services by providing leadership and actively participating in the strategic planning and evaluation processes for the University.

 

Program & Department Reports

Francis Marion University’s programs and departments are engaged in continuous improvement.  They are committed to a collaborative-process that involves the review of departmental Institutional Effectiveness (IE) reports by the university IE committee.  The main components of an IE report include revisiting and revising (i.) mission statement, (ii.) program outcomes, (iii.) student learning outcomes (SLOs), (iv.) assessment of SLOs, (v.) analysis of SLO results, and (vi.) planned improvements based on these results.

IE Summary Report

IE Summary Report 2019-2020

Supporting Documents

Components & Quick Facts of an IE Report

Flowchart for Reviewing IE Reports

Rubric

FMU Mission Statement

SACSCOC Resource Manual

College of Liberal Arts

1. Theater Arts Report

2. Mass Communication Report

3. Visual Arts Program Report

4. Department of History Report

  • General Education – Department of History

5.  Department of Political Science and Geography Report

6. Physics, Industrial Engineering-Physics and Astronomy Report

7. Biology Department Report

  • General Education – Biology Department

8. Art Education/Fine Arts Report

9. MS in Applied Psychology and Specialist in School Psychology Report

10. English Composition Report

  • General Education – English Composition

11. Mathematics Program Report

  • General Education – Department of Mathematics

12. Department of Sociology Report

  • General Education – Department of Sociology

13. Professional Writing Program Report

14. Music Industry Report

15. Speech Program Report

16. Modern Languages Report

17. Liberal Arts Report

18. Psychology Department Report

19. Chemistry Department Report

School of Business

1. Bachelor of Business Administration Report

2. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Report

3. Economics (BS – BA) Report

4. Masters of Business Administration Report

School of Education

1. School of Education Report

College of Health Sciences

1. RN to BSN

2. Pre-licensure BSN Report

3. Physician Assistant Studies Report

4. Healthcare Administration

5. Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Report

6. MSN Nurse Educator Options Report

7. Nursing MSN-FNP Report

8. Doctor of Nursing Practices

CASA

1. University Life

Honors Program

1. Honors Program

IE Summary Report

School of Education

Honors Program

IE Summary Report

School of Education

Honors Program

Biology Department

Chemistry Department

English Department

History Department

Mass Communication Department

Modern Languages Department

Nursing Department

Political Science Department

Physics Department

Psychology Department

School of Education

School of Business

Sociology Department

Biology Department

English Department

History Department

Mass Communication Department

Modern Languages Department

Physics Department

Political Science Department

School of Business

School of Education

School of Nursing

Sociology Department

Biology Department

Chemistry Department

English Department

Mass Communication Department

Modern Languages Department

Physics Department

Political Science Department

General Education Program

Biology Department

Chemistry Department

History Department

Library

Mass Communication Department

Modern Languages Department

Physics Department

Political Science Department

Psychology Department

School of Business

Sociology Department

School of Education

General Education Program

Biology Department

Chemistry Department

History Department

Library

Mass Communication Department

Modern Languages Department

Physics Department

Political Science Department

Psychology Department

School of Business

Sociology Department

School of Education

Academic, Student, & Administrative Support Service Reports

Academic, student, and administrative support service units at Francis Marion University are committed to ongoing and continuous improvement.  All units engage in a process that involves regular review of operational activities, establishment of goals and outcomes, assessment of outcomes, validation of results, and designing planned improvement based on assessment results.

IE Summary Reports

2018-2019

ASA Support Services 2018-2019 (Cumulative Reports)

A. Academic & Student Support Service Reports

B. Administrative Support Service Reports

General Education Reports

The General Education Reports emphasizes and illustrates the connections between The General Education Goals, Student Learning Outcomes, and The General Education Requirements.

National Survey of Student Engagement Reports (NSSE)

According to the National Survey of Student Engagement Survey (NSSE), the survey “… reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college. NSSE doesn’t assess student learning directly, but survey results point to areas where colleges and universities are performing well and aspects of the undergraduate experience that could be improved”.

Francis Marion University Exit Survey

Francis Marion University indirectly assesses students behaviors by engaging students in the Francis Marion University Exit Survey.  The survey addresses i.) student demographics, ii.) reason for attending FMU, iii.) financial obligations iv.) perception of FMU support services v.) future formal education vi.) FMU educational experiences, and vii.) employment and experience.

Spring 2019

FMU Exit Survey – Spring 2019

Staff

Photo of Minerva Brauss

Dr. Minerva Brauss

Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Instructor of Mathematics

Office: SAB 111 H
Phone: 843-661-1559
mbrauss@fmarion.edu