Assessing Student Staff Learning

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Core Competencies: Planning, Student Learning
Originally presented on May 26, 2015
This is the archived version.

Program Description

Program Description

View this session to learn about a longitudinal assessment of learning among student employees. Presenters interviewed and surveyed first-year employees and analyzed the proficiency of students in six competency areas. This session addresses methodology, implications for training student employees, and strategies for assessing learning at your union.

About the Presenter

Amy White, Northwestern University—director, Norris University Center

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, participants will know about:

  1. The value of learning assessment for student employees
  2. Types of assessments that measure learning
  3. Challenges encountered while learning how to assess student learning


As a result of attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Translate methods of assessment to fit their own unions’ needs
  2. Describe how data is used to implement changes to training and development programs for student employees



Updated June 7, 2015