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Office of Academic Assessment

Office of Academic Assessment

The Office of Academic Assessment, a part of the Office of Strategic Insights, provides leadership and coordination for assessment activities college-wide. Initiatives include outcomes-based academic program review, annual planning, and evaluation of instructional programs, general education core competency assessment, and a wide variety of student learning outcomes assessment activities.

The focus of academic assessment is on continuous improvement of student learning outcomes and includes the review of all academic programs that award a degree or certificate as well as classroom-based assessment and research. The Office of Assessment serves as a resource for faculty and staff engaged in program review and assessment activities and research.

Three subunits are located under the Office of Assessment: Core Learning Outcomes Assessment, Outcomes-Based Academic Program Review, and Student Learning Assessment.

Sharon Karkehabadi is the Associate Vice President for Assessment and provides college-wide leadership and support for academic assessment at NOVA.

Our Team

Sharon Karkehabadi, Associate Vice President, Academic Assessment

Dr. Linda Baughman, General Education Assessment Coordinator

Nicole Martello, Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Coordinator

Nidhi Mittal, Assessment Specialist