Academic Program Review
Academic program review (APR) is an opportunity for faculty and staff of programs, without discipline specific accreditation or approval, to have a clear picture of how their students are doing and what might improve their success. APR is a reflective study that outlines steps that can be taken to bolster a positive impact on students’ learning.
- Assesses student satisfaction
- Provides a broad view of academic programs through the eyes of
- Allows for the establishment of long-term and short-term program goals
- Contributes to planning at department and university levels
- Supports completion of annual assessment reports
If you have questions or would like assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The final submission to OIE through Watermark Planning & Self-Study* should include the completed self-study and the external reviewer’s report.
* Due to the recent implementation of Watermark Planning & Self-Study, 2023-2024 final submissions should be sent directly to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
This handbook was designed to be both a method of setting expectations for academic program review (APR) as well as a collection of resources that will be useful to you and others in your program as you go through the review process. Discussing the information found in this document with those involved in your APR process will ensure that everyone is on the same page as far as the expectations and instructions for completing APR.
In this handbook, you will find documents such as:
- Guidelines to assist you throughout the APR process as a whole
- A checklist for your APR self-study
- A list of data to be utilized
- Worksheets to guide APR meetings
- Information about curriculum mapping
- And more…
If you have any additional questions about APR after reviewing this document, please email the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at email@example.com or call the office at (251) 460-6447 for assistance.
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