Overview of services provided
These services are based on demonstrated
expertise in design, development, analysis, interpretation, and
communication of outcomes assessment during twenty-five years of educational
experiences at the community college level.
designer and researcher
Dr. Klassens twenty-five years of
teaching combine classroom and institutional experience with a keen interest in applied
research. His research focuses on educational outcomes and assessment utilizing
quantitative and qualitative models and design applied to understanding educational
processes and outcomes. Design approaches include use of established tools such as
ACT-CAAP and locally designed instruments.
| Communicator of processes and results
Dr. Klassen works to make the assessment
processes and findings understandable to each participant by focusing on critical feedback
in decision making while maintaining awareness of the complexities of the research
process. He believes that understandable assessment findings are a first, and critical
step prior to effective change for both an individual and or an institution.
Dr. Klassen is prepared to focus his expertise and experiences on helping you design outcomes assessment responses to your challenges whether this development be through
- workshops and training,
consultation focused on designing assessment processes at the
program and institutional level, or
- specific research design and/or analysis and reporting of your
findings and data.
- psychometric assessment of your measurement tools.