Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides campus-wide coordination, support and advocacy for the advancement of the Baylor University’s unique mission through institutional accreditation, planning, assessment, and improvement efforts. These processes ensure quality and promote enhancement of the university’s various programs and activities as they seek to prepare Baylor students for a lifetime of leadership and service throughout the world.


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Rubrics as Formative Feedback
Jan. 9, 2019
Providing feedback to students on written assignments and athletic/artistic performances can be challenging. Assessing proficiency for this type of work often relies on the professional judgment of faculty who are taking a number of factors into consideration when they are grading or providing feedback.
Zoom Out-Zoom In: Outcomes & Measures
Jan. 8, 2019
Good assessment hinges on determining appropriate outcomes and measures. This article uses a visual metaphor to help explain this key skill that is often challenging for those implementing assessment.
The Architecture of Curriculum
Jan. 7, 2019
The goal of good curriculum design, is to take the broad outcomes that you desire in a graduate, and break it down into a sequence or collection of courses that can build those capabilities. Using the metaphor of a building can be helpful for understanding curriculum.
Baylor Connections Podcast-Wes Null on Accreditation
Jan. 4, 2019
Baylor's accreditation was officially reaffirmed last month by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) for the next decade. What factors into a successful accreditation effort, and what does it mean for the university? Dr. Wes Null, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Institutional Effectiveness, explains on this Baylor Connections.
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Institutional Effectiveness

Pat Neff Hall
1320 South 7th, #304
Waco, TX 76706

One Bear Place #97014
Waco, TX 76798-7014