OFFICE OF ASSESSMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH
Reports, Special Studies, and Surveys
The Practicum is an internship course which students complete in their senior year. It serves as a culminating experience through on-the-job learning and is a substitute for the Senior Project in certain disciplines.
Updated Practicum Guidelines
Practicum Evaluation Form
the Senior Project is a capstone course required of all students in their senior year, unless they take the Practicum. It serves as a culminating experience with an emphasis on research, analysis, writing, and communication.
Senior Project Guidelines
Senior Project Evaluation Form
External Evaluation Criteria
2003 External Evaluation Report
2002 External Evaluation Report
2001 External Evaluation Report
Senior Project Evaluation Criteria Discussion
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Surveys include satisfaction surveys of current students, recent graduates, and long-term graduates of UH West O'ahu. Further, surveys of distance education students and community surveys are also conducted.
Surveys of graduates and current students are usually done every other year on a rotating basis.
Survey results are shared campus-wide and published here.
CSEQ F00 results
WCC Outreach 95
In addition to local surveys, UHWO has been a participant in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) since 2001. This is an annual survey which is administered to hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the United States.
NSSE Survey Results 2001-2004
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Survey Results for UH-West O'ahu
To get an idea of what NSSE is, click on the following video (which lasts 10 minutes).
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Video (5/20/03)
Student Tracking System
The student tracking system tracks cohorts from the time of entry to the time of graduation. Retention rates, graduation rates, enrollment and degree trends are some of the measures tracked.
The Volumes given here provide progression reports for all students, classified students, BA seeking students, and non-persisting students.
Volume 1 (1994)
Spring 2006 Writing Assessment Examination (WAE) Project Summary Report