In each of our respective fields, we use terminology best understood by insiders only. Terminology should serve to advance our work and give us a common language from which to work collaboratively. To this end, our Student Affairs Assessment Council members have developed a definitions' database of assessment and planning terms that we have agreed is our shared language.
Glossary of terms: In this document, we have included OUR agreed upon terms and definitions for assessment, research and evaluation terms in Student Affairs.
Briefing Book terms: Included is a two-page summary of the terms we use in our annual report portfolios.