QEP Director
Dr. Sunny E. Ohia

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research

QEP Associate Director
Arbolina L. Jennings

Assistant Professor, English, COLABS
Phone: 713-313-6764/7661
Email: jennings_al@tsu.edu

QEP Program Coordinator
Camesha Scruggs

QEP Office
Phone: 713-313-6758/6759
Email: scruggscl@TSU.EDU



QEP IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE

2011-2012

QEP Office

  • Develop QEP website
  • Prepare QEP Fact Sheet for faculty and students
  • Schedule and assign pilot courses in conjunction with UAV
  • Provide QEP Workshop for faculty (June 27-28, 2011)
  • Hold monthly QEP Faculty Associates meetings
  • Model SLOs on General Education assessment 
  • Develop action plan for full implementation based on assessment of pilot program
  • Schedule pre- and post- SAILS test
  • Collaborate with UAV, AVID, and TLEC, and Honors College
Orientation
  • Plan and hold pilot orientation
  • Distribute QEP Fact Sheet
  • Schedule SAILS pre-test
  • Schedule library tours for UAV/QEP students
FS 102
  • Plan and pilot library tour and debrief activity
  • Plan lesson on oral and written summary and response to lecture series
  • Provide Information Literacy lessons in collaboration with library professionals.
ENG 131 & 132
  • Pilot pre- and post-test in grammar and rhetoric
  • Implement critical reading through BigRead and Sprixle
  • Provide QEO students text for BigRead
  • Provide students with Cengage handbook and Aplia grammar online workshop
  • Develop writing templates and rubrics for writing assignments 
  • Povide WordSmart text and initiate vocabulary program
  • Provide Information Literacy lessons in collaboration with library professionals.
SC 135 & SC 136
  • Pilot oral skills pre-test/post-test
  • Pilot video-audio speech recording
  • Provide Information Literacy lessons in collaboration with library professionals.
Assessment
  • Develop and pilot measures, metrics, and rubrics
  • Administer SAILS;
  • Assess pilot program directly though student learning outcomes
  • Assess pilot program indirectly by surveying instructors and students
2012-2013

QEP Office

  • Improve QEP website, live on August 17, 2012
  • TSU Tiger Online Writing Lab (OWL),  live on August 15, 2012 
  • Summer 2012 syllabi revision project
  • Electronic grade sheets for each course listing and weighing student learning outcomes
  • Plan faculty development workshops and monthly gatherings
Orientation
  • Prepare and distribute in new student packets and online student information literacy and writing resources sheets.
  • Announce TSU Tiger OWL
FS 102
  • Plan and implement revised library tour and lecture series
  • Provide Information Literacy lessons in collaboration with library professionals.
ENG 131 & 132
  • Implement revised pre- and post-test; grammar, reading, vocabulary, and writing initiatives.
  • Provide Information Literacy lessons in collaboration with library professionals.
SC 135 & SC 136
  • Implement revised oral skills pre-test/post-test; video-audio speech recordings.
  • Provide Information Literacy lessons in collaboration with library professionals.
Assessment
  • Use revised measures, metrics, and rubrics to assess interventions; administer SAILS test to all freshmen.
2013-2014

QEP Office

Revise QEP based on assessment data. Refine QEP website;  Expand TSU OWL; refine rubrics, templates, and electronic grade assessment sheet; implement monthly faculty development.
Orientation Revise and distribute student infomration and writing materials.
FS 102 Plan and implement revised library tour and lecture series.
ENG 131 & 132 Implement revised pre- and post-test; grammar, reading, vocabulary, and writing initiatives.
SPC 135 & SC 136 Implement revised oral skills pre-test/post-test; video-audio speech recordings.
Assessment Use revised measures, metrics, and rubrics to assess interventions; administer SAILS test to all freshmen.
2014-2015

QEP Office

Revise QEP based on assessment data. Refine QEP website;  Expand TSU OWL; refine rubrics, templates, and electronic grade assessment sheet; implement monthly faculty development.
Orientation Revise and distribute student infomration and writing materials.
FS 102 Plan and implement revised library tour and lecture series.
ENG 131 & 132 Implement revised pre- and post-test; grammar, reading, vocabulary, and writing initiatives.
SPC 135 Implement revised oral skills pre-test/post-test; video-audio speech recordings.
Assessment Begin summative assessment.
2015-2016

QEP Office

  • Implement institutionalization of refined QEP;
  • Develop summative assessment of QEP impact.
  • SACSCOC notification letter on interim report (2015)
  • Fifth-Year interim Report due to SACS in March 25, 2016.

 

Orientation  
FS 102 N/A
ENG 131 & 132 N/A
SPC 135 N/A
Assessment Complete summative assessment.