Assessment Funding Opportunities

The Office of Academic Assessment and Effectiveness supports assessment-related initiatives and activities throughout the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. Funding requests can be submitted here.

Assessment Workshop (Program Level)

In-house assessment workshops are available to departments and programs to evaluate the effectiveness of current learning outcomes and assessment methods. A limit of two awards is given per academic year. 

Major Field Tests

Major field test expenses are covered by OAAE. Programs should schedule a meeting with the office to determine budget in term preceding the test or examination.

Measures with Meaning (Quality Assurance Studies)

Quality assurance studies are the systematic process of determining the effectiveness of an assessment measurement tool. A limit of two awards is given per academic year with a minimum of two-year commitment cycle. 

Professional Development (Individual Level)

Assessment-related professional development opportunities for individual faculty and staff are funded by the OAAE office. A limit of two awards are given per academic year. 

Program Review and Specialty Accreditation

Program review and specialty accreditation expenses are covered by OAAE. Programs should schedule a meeting with the office to determine budget and allowable expenditures in May preceding the self-study.