Assessment reports is the summary of assessments. They do not have to be lengthy to be effective. The purpose of the final assessment report is to make a case for the quality of the educational experience students receive in your program and/or courses, and highlights the program’s particular strengths in fostering student learning, while also documenting the improvements made as a consequence of results. The assessment report includes the assessment plan, analysis of data collected, action plans for improvement, and student artifacts that support the findings and action plans.
Keep your audience in mind. Assessment reports need to reach a wide variety of audiences. While the faculty, staff, administration, and students of your academic program are considered the primary audience for your annual assessment reports, remember that there are other communities of interest such as alumni, advisory committee members, employers of graduates, and accrediting bodies.