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Georgian Court is conducting in-person classes as scheduled. Following CDC guidance, face coverings are required indoors and health precautions are in place in terms of cleaning and ventilation. Beginning in the Fall 2021 semester, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for resident students before check-in and all other students are required to be vaccinated by October 1, 2021. All faculty and staff are strongly advised to get vaccinated.

Please regularly check GCU e-mails and https://georgian.edu/health-services/coronavirus/ for the most up-to-date information. Download the CampusClear app, which must be completed every day that you are on campus.

Assessment of Student Learning

Student with her teacher looking through a microscope

Assessment of student learning is a critical component of Georgian Court University’s academic and student support programs. Each program aligns its goals and outcomes with Georgian Court University’s Mission and Institutional Student Learning Goals. Faculty and student support staff determine the best way to evidence outcomes and enter into actions of continuous improvement based on these results. While many programs have external accreditation and follow these standards, all programs follow the accreditation standards of Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Georgian Court University has a defined plan to assess student learning at the course, program, and institutional level. Courses are assessed through faculty self-reflection using an end-of-course survey as well as through student evaluation using the ETS Student Instructional Report II (SIR II). Curricular and cocurricular programs follow a three-year assessment plan based on goals and outcomes, with annual reporting. The Office of Assessment coordinates the assessment of the institution’s Institutional Student Learning Goals using data from both curricular and cocurricular programs.

GCU Academic Program Review and Assessment Committee (PRAC) 2020-2021

(This committee meets on the call of the chair or provost on a frequent basis.)
Chair (appointed by provost from full-time faculty for two-year term) Bonnie Ross (2 years)
One faculty member appointed by the Executive Officers of the Faculty Assembly (EOFA) from each school:
School of Arts and Sciences Andrew Weber (2 years)
School of Business and Digital Media Jinsook Kim (1 year)
School of Education Richard Caldes (2 years)
Three additional faculty members, at large: Jessica Keene (2 years)

Bonnie Ross (2 years)

Lynn DeCapua (2 years)
Director of Assessment (ex officio) Janet Thiel, OSF, Ph.D.
Representative from Office of the Provost (ex officio) Michael Gross, Ph.D.

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