Data Assessment

Student success is at the heart of our mission.

Welcome to the Ashford University Office of Assessment Strategies & Instructional Systems (OASIS). By fully integrating assessment practices into the fabric of instructional development, Ashford University provides a consistent and interconnected approach to the development, alignment, and analysis of student learning outcomes.
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Goal Setting
Measurement
Action

Assessing Student Success

Ashford University is committed to continuous improvement to teaching and learning through learning outcomes assessment. Learning outcomes describe the knowledge, skills, and values expected of students at the course, program and institution level. Ashford utilizes an array of indirect and direct measures to analyze course and program effectiveness as it relates to student success. Assessment results are used to support curricular, programmatic, and institutional improvements with the purpose of enhancing students' learning

Course & Program Effectiveness
Student Success

Life Skills

Ashford University is dedicated to providing students an integrated learning system that includes broader knowledge, skills, values, and diverse learning experiences that can be applied to real-world experiences and social constructs. The overarching goal is to prepare students for work, life, and citizenship in today's complex and global environment.

Broader Knowledge
Skills
Values
Diverse Experiences

Quality and Instruction

Commensurate with Ashford University's mission to provide "high quality learning opportunities and degree programs," multiple teaching, learning, and assessment initiatives are underway that support course development, faculty training, and other instructional improvements to the learning environment.

Course Development
Faculty Training
Instructional Improvements

Behind the Numbers

At Ashford, helping students achieve their higher education goals is a top priority, which is why we are constantly analyzing our student and faculty performance and trends to help us identify opportunities for institutional improvements.

Reaching Higher Education Goals
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