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Direct Measures Include:

  1. Assessment end of the semester and year direct observation rubric
  2. Direct Observation Assessment for 8 day Silent Retreat
  3. Assessment Rubric for Faculty and Staff on Immersions
  4. Direct Assessment Essay Questions asked of All Immersion Participants Pre- and Post-Immersion
  5. March for Life Direct Assessment question
  6. Rubric used to grade Final exam for 3 credit class
  7. Questions on Ignatian Discernment for the Crossroads Retreat
    1. T/F Discernment is a process that explores God’s hopes and dreams for me.
    2. T/F Discernment is the art of appreciating the gifts God has given me and discovering how I can best use those gifts.
    3. T/F Discernment means there is ONE (and only one) path for me and I should pray in order to figure it out. (F).
    4. T/F The only goal of discernment is to make the right decision. (F)
    5. T/F How has this experience increased your understanding of Ignatian discernment?
  8. Reflection on Immersions: Did reflection on your immersion help you to come to a deeper understanding of what the immersion experiences means for your life?” Yes, No, Unsure.
  9. Resident Ministry Assessment:
    1. I know how to find my resident minister. (strongly disagree, disagree, agree, strongly agree, cannot comment)
    2. He/she is helping me to grow spiritually. (strongly disagree, disagree, agree, strongly agree, cannot comment)
    3. I would feel comfortable speaking with my Resident Minister about something meaningful or personal. (strongly disagree, disagree, agree, strongly agree, cannot comment).
  10. Resident Ministry direct observation rubric to be completed by staff – found here: RM assessment rubric
  11. Questions for the Leadership Dinner:
    1. What are your gifts as they relate to leadership?
    2. Do you see your color reflected in areas where you are/ have been a leader?
    3. How can you apply this to help you become a more effective leader?
  12. Interfaith panel Assessment (polleverwhere)
    • 1) Do you find it valuable to have the opportunity to gather and hear a topic discussed from different religious perspectives?
    • 2) Did this panel increase your understanding of how other traditions view this topic [the afterlife]?
    • 3) Did this panel help you to value a different belief/point of view?
    • 4) How do you anticipate this new understanding affecting your interaction with others of different faiths?
  13. “Explore” Interfaith evaluation
    • 1) Did you choose to go on Explore on your own, or as part of a class requirement/extra credit?
    • 2) How would you rate the worship experience?
    • 3) Did this experience help you to understand and value this tradition’s worship practice(s)? If yes, how so? If no, why not?
    • 4) Do you feel that this experience will equip you to have a conversation with someone from this tradition?
    • 5) Has this experience broadened your understanding of religious diversity on campus or in Cleveland?
  14. Ignatian principles evaluation: Manresa Retreat
    1. Questions: Identify the most correct and complete answer:
  • The Ignatian principle “A Faith that Does Justice: responding as men and women for and with others” means:
  1. That we are challenged to respond to God’s call by putting our faith into action.
  2. Pray for peace.
  3. Work for justice.
  4. If we are not working on the margins, then we are not responding to God’s call.
  • “Gratitude and reverence” in the First Principle and Foundation means:
  1. Recognizing our talents.
  2. Giving thanks to God for our gifts, which allow us to know God more fully.
  3. Cura personalis.
  4. Using our talents in God’s service.All experiences in our lives are an opportunity to discover and/or encounter God.
  • The term “Ignatian indifference” means:
  1. When we put God at the center of our lives, we are free to move where God is calling us.
  2. You give up all attachment to living a comfortable life.
  3. Not caring. You should no longer strive to succeed.
  4. Trying to balance all your busy activities.
  • Discerning the “Magis” means:
    1. Doing more for God.
    2. Being the best in the world.
    3. Making choices that allow us to deepen our relationship with God and serve the world more fully.
    1. Choosing between two goods.
  1. The Ignatian phrase “Finding God in all Things” means:
    1. God is most present in ordinary interactions of our daily life.
    2. God is most present in the extraordinary events of life.
    3. All experiences in our lives are an opportunity to discover and/or encounter God.
    4. Magis

Indirect Measures include:

  1. Leadership Dinner Self Report Questions
  2. Self-reporting surveys for CFC participants found here: https://johncarroll.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cUZrSDYVZIR3cQR