Assessment 101 Facilitators

Workshop Facilitators

Monica Stitt-Bergh

Monica Stitt-Bergh is a specialist in the Assessment Office at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. In her current position, Monica serves as an internal consultant for and offers workshops on learning outcomes assessment, and she plans and conducts institutional assessment projects. She has spent the last ten years working to create a positive view of assessment and increase use of assessment findings. Previously, Monica assisted with the University’s writing-across-the-curriculum program and implementation of a new general education program. Her classroom experience includes teaching courses on writing as well as social science research methods. She is a former president of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education and the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association. Monica received her BA in English from the University of Michigan and her MA in Composition and Rhetoric and PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Hawai‘i. She has published and given conference presentations on program learning outcomes assessment in higher education, writing program evaluation, self-assessment, and writing-across-the-curriculum.

 

Su Swarat

Su Swarat is currently the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at the California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), where she provides leadership and oversees operations for institutional and programmatic assessment, quality assurance, institutional research, and analytical and educational research. Prior to this position, Su served as the Director of Assessment and Educational Effectiveness at CSUF, working collaboratively with campus partners to establish an effective and sustainable campus-wide assessment process, and to facilitate a culture of assessment that supports teaching and learning. She also supports several Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) initiatives, and assessment related accreditation requirements. Before CSUF, Su served in similar capacities leading student learning assessment, program evaluation, and SoTL research (particularly in the STEM fields) at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Science and the Northwestern University. Su received her Ph.D. in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University. She also holds a master's degree from Purdue University, and a bachelor's degree from Peking University, both in areas of Biology. A graduate of the WASC Assessment Leadership Academy, she actively pursues and regularly contributes to her research interest areas, which include assessment and evaluation, STEM education, student interest and motivation, and faculty development.