Institutional Effectiveness

Podcasts

Podcast 1: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study Process: A Podcast Series for the NJIT Community

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Professor of English and Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, provides an introduction to this podcast series, a social media event designed to foster communication and conversation in a university-wide reflective and planning process that concludes in the spring of 2012.


Podcast 2: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study Process: A President's Perspective

In this podcast, NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch discusses the central role that MSCHE accreditation plays in the life of the campus.  He also addresses connections between the MSCHE self-study and the NJIT strategic planning process.


Podcast 3: Accreditation: Accountability in the Early 21st Century

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Professor of English and Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, provides an overview of the environment of accountability and measurement that is now a permanent part of higher education in the 21st century.


Podcast 4: The NJIT Self Study Design: A Research-based Process

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Professor of English and Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, discusses the research orientation of the self study design, a critical part of the accreditation process.  Special attention is given to the roles of relational models, evidence, and shareholder participation.


Podcast 5: The Role of Institutional Research: The NJIT Self Study Process

In this podcast, Perry Deess, Director of Institutional Research and Planning, delineates the role of his office in the self study process.  Special attention is given to data-driven decision making, strategic planning, and continuous improvement of academic programs and services.


Podcast 6: Timeline for the NJIT MSCHE Self Study: Setting the Pace

In this podcast, Stephen J. Tricamo, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Vice Chair of the NJIT Self Study, describes chronology of the three year process.  Focus is given to milestone events.


Podcast 7: IRP Survey Research at NJIT: Using WASurvey

In this podcast, Perry Deess, Director of Institutional Research and Planning, provides an overview of the survey research process at NJIT, with special attention to electronic survey design.


Podcast 8: ePortfolios at NJIT: An Introduction

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Professor of English and Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, and Blake Haggerty, Assistant Director for Instructional Design, provide an introduction to the use and organization of NJIT''s ePortfolios, a digital tool which showcases student achievement.


Podcast 9: The NJIT Cycle of Student Learning and Assessment

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, provides a background to the NJIT cyclical model of student learning and assessment. The design is based on collaboration with Provost Ian Gatley.


Podcast 10: The NJIT Matrix of Student Learning and Assessment

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, introduces a matrix approach to student learning and assessment. The design, a collaboration with Provost Ian Gatley, is informed by best practices advocated by MSCHE.


Podcast 11: The NJIT Matrix of Student Learning and Assessment: CSLA Case Study.

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, introduces case study based on the matrix approach to student learning and assessment. The case study is informed by community efforts within the College of Science and Liberal Arts to strengthen the mission, strategic plan, and academic plan of the college as it is led by Dean Fadi Deek.


Podcast 12: The NJIT Student Learning and Assessment Documentary Project

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, introduces a model to document decisions made as result of application of the NJIT Cycle of Student Learning and Assessment.


Podcast 13: The NJIT Student Learning and Assessment Documentary Project: The Writing Placement Case Study

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study Team, provides a documentary study of the writing placement efforts made to accurately place entering first year students in writing course, a study impacting all NJIT admitted students.



Podcast 15: An Introduction to Automated Essay Assessment

In this podcast, Andrew Klobucar, Assistant Professor of English, explains automated essay assessment at NJIT.


Podcast 16: Stories of Innovation: Innovative Info

Managing information to empower individuals and teams is at the heart of the research and teaching of Katia Passerini, NJIT Associate Professor of Management.  Passerini talks about her work in the classroom and with NJIT's Murray Center for Women in Technology. Podcast also features Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, Director, NJIT Murray Center for Women in Technology


Podcast 17: Standard 1: Mission and Goals

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission and goals by centering its decisions within its fourfold mission.  This podcast is based on Chapter 1 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 18: Standard 2: Planning, Resource Allocation, and Institutional Renewal

In this podcast, Edward J. Bishof, Associate Vice President for University Budgeting, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission through planning, resource allocation, and institutional renewal efforts.  This podcast is based on Chapter 2 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 19: Standard 3: Institutional Resources

In this podcast, Edward J. Bishof, Associate Vice President for University Budgeting, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission by providing available and accessible institutional resources.  This podcast is based on Chapter 3 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 20: Standard 4: Leadership and Governance

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission through its leadership and governance model.  This podcast is based on Chapter 4 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 21: Standard 5: Administration

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission through its administrative structure design.  This podcast is based on Chapter 5 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 22: Standard 6: Integrity

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission by ensuring institutional integrity.  This podcast is based on Chapter 6 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 23: Standard 7: Institutional Assessment

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of the institutional assessment framework as informed by NJIT's strategic planning model.  This podcast is based on Chapter 7 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 24: Standard 8: Student Admission and Retention

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of student admission and retention at NJIT.  This podcast is based on Chapter 8 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 25: Standard 9: Student Support Services

In this podcast, Jack Gentul, Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Services and Dean of Students, presents an overview of student support services at NJIT.  This podcast is based on Chapter 9 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 26: Standard 10: Faculty

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of the role of NJIT faculty in achieving mission fulfillment.  This podcast is based on Chapter 10 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 27: Standard 11: Educational Offerings

In this podcast, Judith Redling, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, presents an overview of academic offerings at NJIT.  This podcast is based on Chapter 11 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 28: Standard 12: General Education

In this podcast, Judith Redling, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, presents an overview of the General University Requirements (GUR) and their role in providing educational experiences harmoniously attuned to the mission of NJIT.  This podcast is based on Chapter 12 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 29: Standard 13: Related Educational Activities

In this podcast, Judith Redling, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission through related educational activities. This podcast is based on Chapter 13 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 30: Standard 14: Assessment of Student Learning

In this podcast, Norbert Elliot, Chair of the NJIT Self-Study, presents an overview of how NJIT fulfills its mission through its assessment of student learning.  This podcast is based on Chapter 14 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 31: NJIT ADVANCE Project

In this podcast, Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities, Director of the NJIT Murray Center for Women in Technology, and Principal Investigator of the NJIT ADVANCE Project, presents the pioneering use of social network mapping at NJIT to ensure the full participation of women in academic science and engineering.  This podcast is based on sections of Chapter 4, 6, and 10 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 32: Library

In this podcast, Katherine Wiggins, Technical Reference Librarian, presents an overview of the role of the Robert W. Van Houten Library in meeting NJIT's research needs by expanding access, resources, and services.  This podcast is based on sections of Chapter 3 and 11 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.


Podcast 33: Student Senate

In this podcast, Luis Gonzales, BA in History Candidate (May 2012) and Student Senate Recording Secretary, presents an overview of the work of the Student Senate and its role in fulfilling NJIT's mission.  This podcast is based on sections of Chapter 4, 6, 9, and 11 of the self-study report, A Science and Technology Research University for the 21st Century.