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Oct 27, 2021

Student Media Earns Inaugural Excellence in Assessment Award

By Jamie Lynn Gilbert NC State Student Media was one of nine departments announced as inaugural recipients of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Excellence in Assessment award. Presented on Oct. 20, the award is given to units in the division that demonstrate best practices in their annual assessment reports. To be considered, a unit… 

Oct 11, 2021

DASA Assessment Administers Quantitative Literacy Assessment through Health and Exercise Studies Partnership

This fall, DASA Assessment partnered with faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies to administer a quantitative literacy assessment to first-year students enrolled in their courses. Read on to learn what they found. 

Spring 2020 Pack Assessment Ambassadors

May 26, 2021

Engaging Students in Assessment: Pack Assessment Ambassadors

Students can play a greater role in DASA Assessment projects with the help of some best practices, exemplified through the Pack Assessment Ambassadors program. 

Graphic advertising the Student Success GPS

May 4, 2021

Faculty Present GPS Analytics for Projects on Student Success

The Office of Advising Technology and DASA Assessment embarked on a new initiative the past two years to offer one-time funding opportunities to faculty interested in analyzing and leveraging data related to undergraduate student success. The main goal of the initiative was to encourage faculty-led, focused institutional research that supports data-informed decision making through the… 

William Kimler in front of a full book shelf

Apr 15, 2021

Applying Quantitative Literacy in History and Social Sciences

William Kimler, associate professor of history, describes how students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences might encounter quantitative problems in their discipline and demonstrate their quantitative literacy skills after graduation. 

Sue Carson in a classroom

Apr 1, 2021

Applying Critical and Creative Thinking Skills in College and Everyday Life

Sue Carson, former director of TH!NK and professor of plant and microbial biology, discusses the importance of critical and creative thinking skills in college and everyday life. 

Alice Lee

Mar 3, 2021

Applying Written Communication Skills in Biological Sciences

Alice Lee, a professor in the College of Sciences, explains the importance of writing skills for students in biological sciences. 

Aerospace engineering students work in a lab

Feb 19, 2021

Applying Written Communication Skills in Engineering

Tarek Aziz, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, discusses the importance of written communication skills in the engineering field. 

The bell tower with snow covered tree branches in front view

Feb 9, 2021

Get to Know DASA Assessment

Many aspects of academic and student life are driven by feedback from students. DASA Assessment takes that data to help the Wolfpack be as successful as possible in the classroom and beyond. 

Three incoming freshman, wearing their masks, chat together in Wolf Plaza during COVID-19 move in 2020. Photo by Marc Hall

Nov 19, 2020

Explore Results from the Fall 2020 First Term Survey

Results from the Fall 2020 First Term Survey are now available online. This year, the survey featured new questions related to virtual programming and services. The survey also explores student involvement, academic success and sense of community. Questions may be directed to DASA Assessment at dasa-assessment@ncsu.edu. Find out more about the First Term Survey and…