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Assessment, Research, & Technical Services (ARTS)

The office of Assessment, Research & Technical Services provides leadership to the Division of Student Affairs in the development and management of assessment, data, technology, and grant efforts for program improvement, service development, and professional growth.

Divisional Leadership

ARTS staff members represent Student Affairs on Divisional and University committees, initiatives and task forces related to:

  • Assessment policy and procedures
  • Strategic planning
  • Technology utilization
  • SIS and other database utilization
  • Grant and scholarly activity

Individual and Department Consultations

ARTS offers one-to-one and department level consultations and training on the following topics:

  • Program and department assessment planning and administration
  • Data management and SIS Queries
  • Technology use in classrooms, programs and services
  • Grant application opportunities & process
  • Scholarly activity

Workshops and Training

ARTS offers several opportunities for Student Affairs staff to participate in workshops and training:

Assessment Training Series (ATS), a structured year-long certificate series with multiple levels with the goal of preparing professionals to plan, administer and utilize assessment effectively.

Educational Technology Workshop Series, a variety of workshops avalable to Student Affairs staff to introduce current and emerging technologies to improve program and course delivery.

External Funding for Student Affairs Seminars, workshops designed to assist Student Affairs staff in identifying and developing grant proposal ideas, highlighting best practices and RIT resources integral to the external funding process.

Customized topics to meet various needs of Student Affairs departments related to assessment, technology, and scholarly activity.

More Information:

ARTS Department & Assessment

Data Management

Educational Technology

Grants & Scholarly Activity

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