Assessment Support


What is Assessment?

The two main types of assessment at WCU are Course Assessment and Program Assessment. Course Assessment evaluates the effectiveness of instruction whereas Program Assessment evaluates if a program serves its intended purpose.

Features of Support:

 Assessment Support consists of a number of services:

  • Course design and assessment consultations
  • QEP-on-the-Road initiative (for programmatic assessment)
  • Support for evaluation of assessment data
  • Support for using assessment tools 


Making better use of assessment data improves the value of any course or program in the following ways:

  • Stronger course design
  • Thorough analysis of assessment data
  • Effective education about assessment tools
  • Better understanding of assessment processes
  • Increased usability of assessment results 


Assessment Support is available to all instructors.


For questions or further information please contact one of the following:


CFC:                               (828) 227-7196  

Robert Crow:               (828) 227-2761 or

Freya Kinner:               (828) 227-3456 or



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