The Office of Academic Effectiveness (OAE) at St. Augustine College promotes
- a culture of quality assurance, continuous institutional improvement, systematic assessment, and sustained excellence across academic programs consistent with local and international standards,
- quality processes of teaching and learning,
- systematic evaluation of the effectiveness of all aspects of College operations and academic programs, and
- a cyclical monitoring function to ensure policy and accreditation compliance.
To accomplish its goals, the Office of Academic Effectiveness operates with three offices:
- The Office of Faculty Development, Performance, and Assessment
- The Office of Training and Technology
- The Office of Curriculum Programs
The Office of Academic Effectiveness Roles:
The Director of Academic Effectiveness is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, administering, developing, implementing and leading academic quality assurance in teaching, curriculum, assessment, evaluation and reporting. Serves as an expert for innovative education initiatives, design, and learning formats that address the specific learning needs of the St. Augustine student.
The Director of Faculty Development, Performance, and Assessment is responsible for overseeing the hiring and evaluation of adjunct academic staff, conducting needs assessment for professional development of all faculty, and developing and implementing institutional research to evaluate the College’s effectiveness.
The Director of Training and Technology is responsible for coordinating the implementation and utilization of technology, including online assessment and analytics, overseeing the effective implementation of the institution’s Learning Management System CANVAS, and providing staff training in any new adoptions of technological features and functionalities.
The Director of Curriculum Programs is responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum of all academic programs to ensure academic quality and innovation.