Workshop: Creating  A Culture of Assessment

Course ID - CTD0795-2  

Short Title: Culture/Assessment   

Audience:       Administrative and Professional Staff
Length of Workshop:        7.5 hours
Prerequisite     none

This workshop will give information on designing a culture of evidence in students affairs and information on implementing student learning outcomes in student affairs. To do this Dr. Culp will identify the myths, establish a baseline, define the essential questions, select the right tools, discuss how to use and share data effectively, identify challenges to implementing learning outcomes, help participants to create measurable outcomes, recognize the pitfalls in writing outcomes, and identify resources.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  •  Define the term culture of evidence, and identify the role cultures of evidence will play in the future of student affairs
     in higher education
  •  Establish baselines, identify essential questions and select assessment tools to answer these question, and develop
     plans to analyze and act on assessment data
  •  Develop a first draft of a program evaluation cycle for student affairs
  •  List the names of colleges and universities that have developed effective cultures of evidence in student affairs as well
     as the names of institutions that are defining and measuring student learning outcomes in students affairs
  •  List the challenges and rewards associated with implementing measurable outcomes in student affairs
  •  Design and implement measurable outcomes for student affairs programs and services



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0795-2
Course Title: Culture/Assessment
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.