The Shield

No classes for assessment day

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 4, 2018

Tuesday, Sept. 11 is assessment day for freshman, seniors and new transfer students. There will be no classes for the rest of the student body. Assessment day results are used in the accreditation process for the university. Faculty members may use the results to make curriculum changes. Students s...

Assessing assessment apathy

Assessing assessment apathy

Gavin Gaddis, Community Engagement Manager

April 11, 2017

After three years at USI as a transfer student, the Assessment Goblin finally got me. It was only then I found out the major field assessments are basically pointless in reflecting one’s educational development. Now, I know that I shouldn’t have bothered caring about the assessment, and neither...

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