About Institutional Effectiveness at Central

About Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, previously known as the Office of Planning and Analysis, is housed within the Division of Academic Affairs, although much of the data collection, analysis, and reporting that takes place within the office encompasses the entire institution. Every staff member within Institutional Effectiveness is dedicated to assisting UCO faculty and staff in meeting the university mission of helping students learn. We do this by working diligently to provide accurate and meaningful data and analysis of data, in addition to providing tools that will allow information to be presented in an understandable and useful way.

Location:

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, the Office of Institutional Research, and the Office of Institutional Assessment are located in several offices on the first floor of the East end of Thatcher Hall. The primary contact is:

Ms. Tracey Romano, Executive Assistant
Thatcher 107
Box 138
tromano@uco.edu
Office: 405-974-3342
Fax: 405-974-3843
 

Staff Publications and Presentations

Recent

John F. Barthell, Wei R. Chen, Beverly K. Endicott, Charles A. Hughes, William J. Radke, Charlotte K. Simmons, and Gregory M. Wilson. "Encouraging and Sustaining a Culture of Student-Centered Research at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution." Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 34:41-47 (Fall 2013).

Chuck Hughes and Ed Cunliff. "A Systematic Approach to Prioritizing and Improving Institutional Survey Results." 2013 Annual Conference of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education, June 3 - 5, 2013, Lexington, Kenucky. Presentation

Charles Hughes, Cindy Boling, and William Radke. "A Different Approach to Retention - The Student Learning Progress Model." 2012 Annual Conference of the Higher Learning Commission, March 30 - April 3, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Presentation
 
Chelli Gentry, Donna Cobb, Sunshine Cowan, and Sarah Combs. "From Rags to Riches: The journey of general education at the University of Central Oklahoma." 12th Annual Texas A&M University Assessment Conference, February 19-21, 2012, College Station, Texas.

Cindy Boling and Cynthia Murray. "Accessing 2010 Census and American Community Survey Data." Fall 2011 Conference of the Oklahoma Association for Institutional Research, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (2011).
 
Ed Cunliff and Chuck Hughes. "Transformative Learning is HIP in Central Oklahoma." 2011 NCA HLC Annual Conference, Chicago (2011). Presentation
 
Cindy Boling. "A Different Approach to Retention - The Student Learning Progress Model." 7th National Symposium on Student Retention, Charleston, South Carolina (2011).
 
Wei Chen, Beverly Endicott, Charles Hughes, and Charlotte Simmons. "Developing Undergraduate Research from Within: Transforming Faculty into Advocates for Student-Centered Research." 2010 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ogden, Utah (2010). Presentation
 
Cindy Boling. "Microsoft Excel--A Follow-up." Fall 2010 Conference of the Oklahoma Association for Institutional Research, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (2010).
 
Chelli Gentry and Bathsheba Cantrell. "To Study or Not to Study: A Look at Study Effectiveness for ACCUPLACER Retesting." 20th Annual ACCUPLACER National Conference, Boston, Massachusetts (2010).
 
Cindy Boling. "Microsoft Excel--Pivot Tables and Graphs." Spring 2010 Conference of the Oklahoma Association for Institutional Research, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (2010).

 



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