Several new features, and a refreshed user interface, were incorporated into the new release of Nuventive Improve™ (formerly Tracdat). New training resources will be posted on this page as they become available. The Provost’s Office supports faculty and staff in assessment activities, and in the use of Improve™, through a variety of resources and professional development opportunities. Please contact Dr. Gail Essmaker for assistance.

LSSU Academic Assessment

General Resources for Using Nuventive Improve™

LSSU Administrative and Support Services Assessment

Assessment Training Resources

Schedule training for your School or administrative unit:

  • Assessment Presentations
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • Assessment in Student Affairs and Student Services
  • The Assessment Commons with over 1600 links from over 500 college and university assessment offices
  • Customized Training events and Professional Development are available at the school or departmental level
  • Writing effective and measurable Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
  • LSSU University-Wide Guidelines – Defining Course Levels (2018)

If you would like to schedule training for assessment needs of any type, please contact Gail Essmaker, Vice-Provost for Accreditation and Assessment (), 906-635-2278

External Assessment Resources

Please contact with questions or concerns regarding this web page.  Not all links are active at this time; new resources will be posted when available.  We welcome your suggestions for new or improved resources.