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MANOA ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE (MAC)




> MAC DESCRIPTION

The Committee will be staffed by the Assessment Office, and work closely with the Office of Faculty Development and Academic Support, General Education Office and General Education Committee, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Establish academic assessment policies necessary to foster a campus-wide understanding of and commitment to improvement-oriented educational assessment;
  2. Identify the most appropriate practices and uses for assessment of student learning at Manoa;
  3. Review assessment resource needs and recommend concomitant budgetary allocations by the institution.
  4. Liaise with faculty to promote effective academic assessment practices, especially in support of degree programs;
  5. Consult with subject matter/content area experts as necessary;
  6. Produce an annual report (due at the end of each fiscal year, June 30) to the Faculty Senate on the status of academic assessment at UHM.

[Resolution to Approve a Statement on Faculty Governance of Program Assessment (Approved on 12/08/2010)]

>> See Senate Governing Documents

> MAC MEMBERSHIP

MAC will consist of 13 members: 9 voting and 4 non-voting members. All voting members serve three-year terms, renewable for a maximun of one additional year. After serving a maximum of six consecutive years, a voting member can apply for membership after a break of one semester. At least two voting members must be from the Faculty Senate. The voting members nominate and vote for the MAC chair and vice chair annually. The nine voting members must include: four faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, chosen to ensure academic diversity; and five faculty from the remaining Manoa Colleges/Schools or Units, each from a different College/School/Unit.

Senators

Non-Senators

Ex-Officio / Non-Voting

Assessment Office / Non-Voting

Executive Committee (SEC) Liaison / Non-Voting

>> See 2016-17 Attendance Record
>> See 2016-17 Senate Roster

> MAC MEETINGS & MINUTES

Spring 2017

    Dates to be determined

Fall 2016

    Dates to be determined

>> Review Hawaii Hall 208 Calendar and Senate Calendar
>> See All 2016-17 Minutes

> MAC ISSUES

OPEN

CLOSED

>> See Issues Archive
>> See Documents Archive

> MAC LISTSERV

>> See All Senate Contacts

> MAC RESOURCES

Assessment Office Update [February 2015]

>> See All Senator Resources
>> See About MFS

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