DSA Assessment Plan Department Name: Assessment Plan for Academic Year: Director: Assessment Contact(s) (if not the director): Department Mission Statement: Department Vision Statement: Department Goals: Campus Recreation 2013-2014 Kim Clark - [email protected] Melanee Wood - [email protected] Campus Recreation provides the UH community an inclusive environment that cultivates the development of life skills through engaging and meaningful recreational programs, facilities, and services. UH Campus Recreation aspires to create a culture of: Intentionality, by creating experiential learning opportunities that meet the needs of the diverse UH community; Engagement, by providing opportunities for involvement through the utilization of extraordinary facilities, programs, and services; Student Success, by creating a student driven department with professional leadership 1. Analyze and improve departmental processes and procedures, focusing on customer service and staff efficiencies, while incorporating technology that demonstrates a commitment to University green initiatives. 2. Execute the 5-year Capital Plan to effectively use resources that will allow for facilities and equipment upgrades in order to provide quality programs and services to the UH community. 3. Further develop and implement a departmental assessment cycle to provide ongoing evaluation of programs, facilities, and services. 4. Create and/or expand program opportunities targeting new students that will contribute to a more vibrant collegiate experience. 5.Develop and implement holistic student development opportunities that contribute to student success for student staff and participants. 1 DSA Assessment Plan Program or Services Being Assessed: Program Area Assessments Learning Outcome(s) and/or Program Objective(s) •Students who participate in Campus Recreation registered programs (intramurals, sport clubs, aquatics, trips, etc.) will be able to identify transferable skills gained through participation in those programs. •Students will be able to identify strategies, including sports and fitness, to reduce stress and improve mental health. •Program directors will gain insight into the satisfaction, marketing, and scheduling of their programs. Method Each of the 7 programming arms of CR will administer a survey through Campus Labs to assess one of their major programs. The 7 surveys will contain a mixture of standardized questions pertaining to Campus Recreation as a whole and items specific to each individual program area. Frequency Each program will administer their survey once during the academic year. Programspecific assessments in some form will occur once every three years, though not necessarily with the exact same surveys being readministered. Program or Services Being Assessed: Student Employment - All-Staff Training Learning Outcome(s) and/or Method Frequency Program Objective(s) •Students who participate in all-staff training will be able to identify all CR rules, regulations, and procedures. •Students will know the departmental Emergency Action Plan. •Students will be able to apply principles of customer service to daily work. Pre-, Post-, and Follow-Up assessment via survey administered via Campus Labs. Timeline (Month) Each of the 7 surveys will occur in a different month of the year. Timeline (Month) Survey will be administered August 19, August 21, and three times. Plans for a repeat early-mid October assessment will be determined after data evaluation if major changes to the training model are deemed appropriate. 2 Purpose Goal(s) Supported The purpose of this assessment is to gather information about the programs we offer from both a large- and small- scale lens. We are interested in gathering information about the impact CR has on students' learning and development and also how we can better provide these services to students. This assessment directly supports and examines the department's mission and progress toward our vision. Information gathered from these assessments will support Campus Recreation goals number 1,2, and 3, as well as support the divisional strategic initiative for learning, engagement, and discovery. Purpose Goal(s) Supported To identify the knowledge and skill that students gain and retain from the Departmental staff training. Supports point 3 of departmental vision statement, departmental goal 5 and DSA initiatives of learning, engagement, and discovery. DSA Assessment Plan Program or Services Being Assessed: Student Employment - Red Manikin Drills Learning Outcome(s) and/or Method Frequency Program Objective(s) Observation of drills recorded on a standardized rubric and transcribed into Campus Labs staff will receive a pass or fail Student employees will demonstrate proper techniques of CPR, First Aid, and AED according to rating during the RMD; an 80% is required to pass the drill. American Red Cross standards as well as proper protocol and decision making through the implementation of the Department of Campus Recreation Emergency Action Plan. Each student will be drilled at least once per academic year. Students who fail their first RMD will receive a second drill. Remediation courses will be required for students who are unable to pass two RMDs. 3 Timeline (Month) 12 months - due to the length of time that each RMD takes to conduct (30-40 minutes) and the large number of students who need to be assessed (~250) Purpose To ensure staff have the knowledge and skills to implement the Emergency Action Plan and provide appropriate care for participants. Goal(s) Supported Assessment being repeated from previous year and supports departmental goals 3 and 5 and DSA initiatives of learning, engagement, and discovery.