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Summative Assessment

Summative Assessment | Formative Assessment

Summative assessment is a comprehensive examination of learning outcomes that occurs at the end of professional preparation. The summative assessment includes the number and percentage of graduate students who (a) pass the PRAXIS Examination, (b) complete the program, and (c) are employed within the field upon graduation.

Table 1. Praxis Pass Rates (ETS Data) from 2015-2018.

Period Number Taking Exams
Number Passing Exams
Pass Rate
2017-2018
21 20 95%
2016-2017 19 19 95%
2015-2016 20 19 90%
3 year average     97%

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2. Program Completion Rates for Graduate Students from 2015-2018.

Period Completed in Expected Time Frame
Completed Later Than Expected Number Not Completing % Completing
2017-2018 21 1 0 100%
2016-2017 18 1 0 100%
2015-2016 18 0 1 95%
3 year average       96.6%

 

Table 3. Employment Rates of Graduates Working in the Profession for 2015-2018.

Period Number of Graduates Percent of Graduates Working
2017-2018 21 100%
2016-2017 19 100%
2015-2016 20 100%
3 year average   100%

 

Table 4. Number of Graduates Working in Educational and Medical Settings for 2015-2018.

Period Educational Setting Healthcare Setting
Working (Setting Unknown) Not working in Profession
2017-2018 16 4 0 1
2016-2017 9 9 0 0
2015-2016 11 9 0 0
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