Using Exit Interviews for Program Assessment
The presentation will delve
into the use of exit interviews for program assessment. The presenters will
discuss different kinds of questions and formats for conducting exit interviews
and what kinds of data they yield. They will discuss potential strengths and
limitations of exit interviews, make suggestions for constructing the interviews
(whether individual or group) and give tips for effective interviewing. Finally,
they will share how the Interdisciplinary General Education Department at Cal
Poly Pomona analyzes its collected data and uses it for program assessment.
Hend Gilli-Elewy, assistant
professor, Interdisciplinary General Education Department,
Poly Pomona. I
have a degree in Islamic Studies from the University of Cologne, Germany. Dr.
Gilli-Elewy specializes in early and medieval Islam. Research interests have
included early Islamic Slavery, social historical questions, court life, and the
Dr. Dennis Quinn is Assistant
Professor in the Interdisciplinary General Education Department at Cal Poly
Pomona. He has been implementing exit interviews his courses for nearly a decade
and has developed assessment techniques in all his courses.
Dr. Quinn earned his PhD in Religion from Claremont Graduate University.