The Assessment and Technical Support Unit (ATSU)

 

 

Vision:


 

ATSU envisions being idiosyncratic assessment unit in teacher preparation programs that assure continuous, comprehensive, and valid assessment data about candidates' performance on various academic programs as well as about the effectiveness of college operations.

 



Mission:


 

ATSU works to collect sufficient and accurate evidences through executing a continuous assessment system about candidate’s proficiencies outlined in the college's conceptual framework for both initial and advanced programs as well as the effectiveness of college operations (including faculty, technicians and administrative staff, programs, committees, administrative operations and process, and technical services and facilities) in order to enhance continuous improvement of instructional and learning process.



 

Goals:


 

  • Reviewing and improve periodically unit assessment system and key assessment tools.


  • Administering and collect data for unit-level key assessments.


  • Supervising data collection for various program-level assessments for both initial and advanced program.


  • Reviewing the flow of data collection system within programs on a regular basis.


  • Analyzing data for various programs.


  • Providing different programs with support and consultation on data collection and reporting.


  • Managing several electronic databases (such as LiveText, Excel, SIS) through uploading assessment tools and generating several related reports.


  • Maintaining database for students and faculty records.


  • Developing and managing assessment and accreditation website.


  • Ensuring the implementation of assessment system and reports on time and its use to support continuous improvement.


  • Designing workshops for training faculty on revising assessment tools, administrating them, and analyzing and reporting results.


  • Organizing periodical data retreat workshops for various programs.


  • Building learning environment about assessment in the college.


  • Socializing the culture of assessment, following-up and improvement among academic faculty members and candidates within all college's programs.




Structure of ATSU



 



 

 


 
 

Previous Events

1

Fall 2014- Advance workshop for faculty

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2

Fall 2014-Scheduel Training Workshop of Live text By ATSU

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3

Spring 2014-Applying Assessment tools

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4

Spring 2014-Faculty workshop

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5

Spring 2015-(Candidates Group of workshops)

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6

Spring 2015-Group of workshops

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7

Spring 2015-Masters-Unit plan

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8

Spring 2015-Training Schedule

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Upcoming Events

1

Live text Training Table for Fall 2015

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 2 Training Schedule (Fall 2015)  Download



 

Recourses for Faculty

1

Assessment of candidates-AR

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2

File manager- AR

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3

livetext instructions supervisor - AR

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4

retrieval password and username of live text- AR

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5

retrieval password and username of live text- Eng

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6

Uploading of Course File- AR

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Mentors

1

FEM_Mentor_TrainingManual - AR

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2

FEM_Mentor_TrainingManual - Eng

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3

Retrieval password and username of live text- AR

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4

Retrieval password and username of live text- Eng

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Recourses for Students

1

Candidates Registration- AR

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2

File manager- AR

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3

Reacting with assignments- AR

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4

Retrieval password and username of live text- AR

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5

Retrieval password and username of live text- Eng

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 6  آلية بناء الملف الوثائقي في اللايفتكست - عربي Download


 


 
 

Assessment Tools

1

List of recent assessment tools1

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Forms and Templates

1


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Reports

1

Annual report

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2

Open day report

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Tools Implementation Schedule

1

Fall 2014

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2

Spring 2014

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3

Spring 2015

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4

Summer 2014

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5

Summer 2015

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Name of Website

Website Logo

Website URL

 


LiveText

 

 

 

 

www.livetext.com

 


NCATE

 

 

 


www.ncate.org   

 


CAEP

 

 

 


www.caepnet.org

 


OAAA

 

 

 


http://www.oaaa.gov.om/ar

 


NSTA

 

 

 


www.nsta.org  

 


NCTM

 



 


www.nctm.org           



NAEYC 

 



 


www.naeyc.org

 

ACTFL

 



 


www.actfl.org  

 


ISTE

 



 


www.iste.org

 


SHAPE

 



 


www.shapeamerica.org

 

Assessment Unit Director:

Dr. Rashid Saif. Al-Mehrzi

 

ATSU Staff:

Database Support - Ahmed Mohamed Othman Ali Nasruddin

Assessment Coordinator - Nahed Salem Al-Hamdi

Data Collection Coordinator - Ibtihal Sulaiman Al-Kalbani

 

 

Location:

College of Education

Ground Floor – Room # 0055A

Ext: 3892

Email: edu_atsu@squ.edu.om