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by Beachy,Stephanie L last modified May 31, 2012 02:08 PM

April 2012 Update:

  1. Course Evaluations are here! Please see below for your Unit drop date:

Unit

Release Date

Close Date

 School of Law

 4/3/2012

 4/24/2012

 College of Business

4/4/2012

 4/24/2012

 College of Arts and Sciences

 4/9/2012

 4/24/2012

 College of Education

 4/9/2012

 4/24/2012

 School of Music

 4/9/2012

 4/24/2012

 School of Nursing

 4/9/2012

 4/24/2012

 JB Speed School

 4/9/2012

 4/24/2012

 AUDI/CMDS

 4/10/2012

 4/24/2012

 Kent School of Social Work

 4/10/2012

 4/24/2012

 School of Dentistry

 4/15/2012

 4/29/2012

 School of Public Health

 4/16/2012

5/8/2012 

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March 2012 Update:

  1. The Kentucky Association of Institutional Research (KAIR) will be hosting their spring conference March 28th through 30th at the Brown Hotel. Please visit www.kair.org for additional information. The University of Louisville is well represented with four concurrent presentations.

  2. CAAP Critical Thinking results have arrived! Thanks to all Units, Departments, and Faculty members who participated in this key institutional assessment. Reports will be available and distributed at the beginning of April.
  3. Please continue to encourage freshmen and seniors to participate in the National Survey of Student Engagement. Students will be able to access their survey up to the end of the Spring 2012 semester. Questions about the survey should be directed to Il Barrow. 

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February 2012 Update:

  1. Tell us how we are doing!  We want to hear about your experience regarding the services our office provides you.  Your valuable feedback will provide us the opportunity to continually assess our business operations and identify ways to improve our service to the university community.  Please take time to complete our Client Satisfaction Survey

  2. The 2011 Just the Facts is now available.  Click here for a downloadable PDF.  For printed copies of the publication, please contact us at 852.6169. 

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January 2012 Update:

  1. Tell us how we are doing!  We want to hear about your experience regarding the services our office provides you.  Your valuable feedback will provide us the opportunity to continually assess our business operations and identify ways to improve our service to the university community.  Please take time to complete our Client Satisfaction Survey
  2. Faculty:  Questions about your course evaluation reports for fall 2011?  Feel free to contact us at irsurvey@louisville.edu.
  3. The 2011 Just the Facts is now available.  A downloadable PDF is located at:  louisville.edu/institutionalresearch/institutional-research-planning/data-request-forms-1/institutional-research-planning/just-the-facts.html.  For printed copies of the publication, please contact us at 852.6169.

  4. IRP will submit several national benchmarking surveys in January.  If your academic unit needs information for a survey, please submit a data request using our online form at: louisville.edu/institutionalresearch/institutional-research-planning/data-request-forms-1/2011-data-request-form

  5. In 2011, IRP completed a record number of ad-hoc data requests (443).  This represents a 16% increase over last year.  

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December 2011 Update:

  1. Just the Facts 2011-2012 is now available (click the image below to view):

    JTF 2011-2012

  2. Several annual publications will be released in December (Common Data Set, Fact Book) with official 2011 data.  Watch our website for the updated documents.
  3. Reports for online course evaluations will be released before the holiday break (exact dates to be determined by each academic unit contact).

  4. Need data?  Take advantage of our online analytic tools.  These tools are populated with UofL's official census data.  Questions?  Contact IRP at uoflirp@louisville.edu.

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November 2011 Update:

  1. The Fall 2011 edition of In Fact... is now available. Click here to view the OAPA newsletter. Adobe File
  2. The official fall 2011 data, including employee counts, will be available in early November.
  3. Online course evaluations are continuing with Blackboard integration and mobile device accessibility.  Please contact irsurvey@louisville.edu if you have any questions.
  4. IRP, in coordination with the individual units, will be releasing the fall 2011 online course evaluations.  Click here to view the flier containing both open and close dates by unit. Adobe File

    OCE release date flier image

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October 2011 Update:

  1. Online course evaluations are continuing with Blackboard integration and mobile device accessibility.  Please contact irsurvey@louisville.edu if you have any questions.

  2. The following sections of IPEDS will be submitted: 

    • Institutional Characteristics (IC)

    • Completions (C)

    • 12-month Enrollment (E12)

  3. The official fall 2011 data, including employee counts, will be available in early November. 

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September 2011 Updates:

  1. OAPA extends a welcome to Taylor Heidorn.  Taylor has joined our staff as an Institutional Research Analyst I.

  2. Official summer 2011 enrollment data have been upload to our online reporting tool. 

  3. Institutional Effectiveness is administering the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) for Critical Thinking in randomly selected freshmen orientation courses.
  4. Questions about online course evaluations?  Please contact irsurvey@louisville.edu.

  5. The 6-year graduation rate will be finalized soon!  Check back soon for the announcement. 

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August 2011 Updates:

  1. Course evaluations will be integrated with Blackboard during fall 2011.  Students will be able to access their evaluations through Blackboard or using mobile devices.
  2. The official 6-year graduation rate will be announced in early September.
  3. Statistics regarding the incoming freshmen class will be available in early September.

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July 2011 Updates:

  1. Summer 2011 enrollment data will be available on August 1, 2011.
  2. Trouble accessing your online course evaluations?  Please contact irsurvey@louisville.edu.  Remember your passwords are case sensitive.
  3. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) administered the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) this spring to over 800 faculty members who taught at least one undergraduate-level course during the academic year.  The response rate was 36%.  IE will receive the results in August and begin conducting the data analysis. 
  4. Institutional Effectiveness will use the web-based assessment and reporting system, Compliance Assist,  for the annual Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) process.  Academic units are being introduced to the applications of the product through webinars and training.  

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5/23/2011

UofL is being represented at the annual Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum in Toronto May 21st through May 25th.  A proposal by Becky Patterson, Arnold Hook, IL Barrow, and Bob Goldstein entitled “Informing Student Retention Programming Through Predictive Modeling” has been accepted for presentation.

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5/12/2011 

The online course evaluation process for summer 2011 has launched. Evaluations will be released between May 12, 2011 and August 6, 2011. Students need to check their email for electronic invitations.

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5/2/2011

The Spring 2011 edition of In Fact... is now available in the 'quick links' box on our homepage!

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4/29/2011

Spring 2011 course evaluations results (for most academic units) will be available to faculty during the week of May 9.  When reports are available, faculty will receive an email with directions on how to access their results.

The School of Public Health and Information Sciences spring 2011 online course evaluations will be available through May 10th.

The School of Dentistry spring 2011 online course evaluations will be available through May 6th.

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4/18/2011

IRP, in coordination with the School of Public Health and Information Sciences, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through May 10th.

IRP, in coordination with the College of Arts and Sciences, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations for the Humanities department.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

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4/12/2011

IRP, in coordination with the School of Nursing, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

IRP, in coordination with the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 29th.

IRP, in coordination with the Division of Communicative Disorders, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

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4/11/2011

IRP, in coordination with the School of Dentistry, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through May 6th.

IRP, in coordination with the College of Arts and Sciences, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

IRP, in coordination with the College of Education and Human Development, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

IRP, in coordination with the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

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4/7/2011

IRP, in coordination with the School of Music, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 24th.

The spring 2011 enrollment data has been added to the Annual Credit Hour Production Report on the Key Institutional Information page and the enrollment reporting tool has been updated.

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4/5/2011

IRP, in coordination with the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 24th.

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4/4/2011

 IRP, in coordination with the College of Business, has released the spring 2011 online course evaluations.  These evaluations will be available through April 26th.

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3/25/2011

The 2009-2010 Fact Book is now available.  (Click here to view Adobe File)

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3/18/2011

The new Annual Credit Hour Production Report has been posted on the Key Institutional Information page.  (Link to Key Institutional Information page is located in the Quick Links box in the left hand column on our homepage)

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3/17/2011

OAPA announced the winners of the faculty incentives in early January.  Click the flyer below to see who won:

Faculty Incentives Flier

 (Click on the image to see the full size flyer Adobe File)

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2010-2011 Just the Facts is now available:

JTF10-11img

 (Click on the image to see the full book Adobe File)

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