Table 2

Assessment measures used in study

AspectEvaluation ToolQuantitative/Qualitative
Academic rigor of program
  • Student time spent on coursework

  • Curriculum analysis

  • ePortfolio reflection counts

  • Course evaluations

  • Focus groups

  • Faculty pre- and post-survey

  • Quantitative

  • Qualitative

  • Quantitative

  • Quantitative and qualitative

  • Qualitative

  • Quantitative and qualitative

Faculty experience
  • Faculty pre- and post-survey

  • Faculty focus groups

  • Quantitative and qualitative

  • Qualitative

Student learning and growth
  • Student grades

  • Pass/fail rates

  • Count of student publications, presentations, and awards

  • Student pre- and post-survey

  • Student focus groups

  • Final ePortfolio reflections

  • Course evaluations

  • Quantitative

  • Quantitative

  • Quantitative

  • Quantitative and qualitative

  • Qualitative

  • Qualitative

  • Quantitative and qualitative