Academic Effectiveness Council

What is the Academic Effectiveness Council?

The Academic Effectiveness Council (AEC) works together with the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and the Office of Academic Assessment and Program Review to support assessment at Utah Valley University.

AEC Representatives

The AEC Representative is the college/school point of contact for assessment. The AEC Representative communicates within the respective college/school and with the Academic Assessment Specialist to ensure the development of learning outcomes, means of assessment, assessment results, and use of assessment data for improvement at the college/school level. It is anticipated that the AEC Representative will become a leader in his/her college/school to encourage and facilitate assessment.

The duties and responsibilities of the AEC Representative include the following:

  1. Serves as the primary point of contact for the college/school with regard to academic assessment.
  2. Serves as a liaison between the college/school and the Academic Assessment Specialist.
  3. Facilitates conversations within the college/school to identify outcomes and means of assessment, as well as interpret results and create initiatives for improvement of student learning.
  4. Works with the respective Assessment Coordinators to ensure annual assessment plans and reports are created, revised, and reviewed.Receives training on and utilizes assessment software to review current program outcomes and assessment information for the college/school.
  5. Drafts and submits respective sections of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) accreditation report.
  6. Facilitates workshops, conferences, and other events dealing with assessment.
  7. Attends AEC coordination meetings as applicable.
  8. Other tasks as needed.

 

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