Northern Illinois University

NCATE/ISBE Accreditation

Standard 1  Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions

 

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Table listing what assessment is used, by program for Impact on Student Learning

Summary of key assessment data for 2009-2010

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1. State program review documents and state findings

          Chemistry - report & findings (addenda required to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

          Chief School Business Official - report & findings (full report required, no SPA)

          Early Childhood - report undergrad / grad & findings (addenda req to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

          Earth & Space/Environmental Science - report & findings  (addenda req to address 1 or more ISBE stds)

          English - report undergrad / grad & findings (addenda required to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

          Family and Consumer Sciences - report & findings ( (full report required, no SPA)

          History and Social Science - report & findings  (addenda required to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

          Learning Behavior Specialist II - report & findings  (full report required, no SPA)

          Mathematics - report & findings  (addenda required to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

          Physical Education - report & findings  (addenda required to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

          Physics - report & findings  (addenda required to address 1 or more ISBE standards)

 

2. State licensure test scores (Title II data reported to the state)

          2008-2009

          2007-2008

          2006-2007

 

3. Candidate performance on key assessments over past three years

          Speech-Language Pathology Praxis scores 2007-2009

          See Unit Annual Report for 2008-2009, 2007-2008, and 2006-2007

          On-Campus and Off-Campus Comparison

 

4. Key assessments and scoring guides (for programs not undergoing SPA, state or other accreditor review)

          Curriculum and Instruction

                Annual program report to the unit, Fall 2009

               Content knowlege assessment for MSEd

               Content knowledge assessment for EdD

               Ability to plan & implement approp. teaching & learning experiences description and rubric for MSEd    

               Ability to plan & implement approp. teaching & learning experiences description and rubric for EdD

               Apply knowledge, skills and dispositions effectively in practice assessment both MSEd and EdD

               Candidate effects on student learning assessment for MSEd

               Candidate effects on student learning assessment for EdD

               Dispositions assessment

               Diversity and technology proficiencies

          MST in Engineering

                Annual program report to the unit, Fall 2009

                Content knowledge assessment

                Ability to plan & implement approp. teaching & learning experiences assessment

               Apply knowledge, skils and dispositions effectively in practice assessment

               Candidate effects on student learning (not yet implemented)

               Dispositions assessment

               Diversity and technology proficiencies

        MST in Middle School Mathematics

               Annual program report to the unit, Fall 2009

               Content knowledge: instrument and scoring guide

               Ability to plan & implement approp. teaching & learning experiences: instrument, scoring guide

               Apply knowledge, skills and dispositions effectively in practice: instrument, scoring guide

               Candidate effects on student learning: instrument, scoring guide

               Dispositions assessment and scoring guide

 

5. Samples of candidate work

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6. Follow-up studies of graduates

          Teacher Graduate Assessment (TGA)

                Spring 2009

                Spring 2008

                Spring 2007

          Educational Administrator Graduate Assessment (EAGA)

                Was not administered prior to Spring 2008

                Spring 2009

                Spring 2008

          Unit Annual Report (Contains Exit Survey, TGA, EAGA and Alumni Survey)

                2008-2009

                2007-2008

                2006-2007

 

7. Employer feedback on graduates

          See TGA and EAGA reports listed above

 

8. List of candidate dispositions and related assessments, scoring guides, and data

     Candidate dispositions common to all programs (for more detail, see Conceptual Framework):

          creative and critical thinking                   

          collaboration

          diversity                                                

          caring

          lifelong learning                                      

          scholarship

          fairness                                                  

          the belief that all students can learn

 

     Dispositions assessments and scoring guides

          Counseling

          Curriculum and Instruction

          Early Childhood Education  (more information on dispositions assessment)

          Elementary Education  (more information on dispositions assessment)

          English

          Family and Consumer Sciences

          Foreign Languages

          Health

          History and Social Studies

          LBS1  (more information on dispositions assessment)

          Mathematics

          MST in Middle School Mathematics

          MST in Engineering

          Physical Education

          Sciences  self evaluation, cooperating teacher evaluation, dispositions flow chart

          Vision  (more information on dispositions assessment)

          Bilingual ESL

          Chief School Business Official

          Instructional Technology

          LBSII

          Library

          MST in Engineering

          Principal

          Reading Specialist

          School Psychology

          Superintendent

          Technology Specialist

         

     Dispositions data (see 6th key assessment in data tables in Unit Annual Report above)