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This office is responsible for collecting, organizing, and analyzing data associated with measurable outcomes and guided by the mission and goals of the University and the College. We strive to provide the information and expertise necessary for effective planning and decision-making. In addition, the office also provides services and resources connected with instructional technology, teacher accountability, Taskstream, and standardized tests.



National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


Next Visit: Spring 2014

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SACS Accreditation

COE User Support for SACS Reporting

Electronic Evidence Portfolio

TaskStream User Support

ncdpiNorth Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI)

The NC DPI administers the NC State Board of Education's process for approval of teacher education programs leading to initial teaching licensure, advanced teaching licensure, and licensure in other school professional areas. ECU offers numerous programs and pathways through which graduates may earn licensure as classroom teachers, administrators, school counselors, library media specialists, instructional technology facilitators, school psychologists, school social workers, and speech-language pathologists.

BlackBoard: Training Dates and How-to Guides


Snagit is a image-based screen capturing program with many educational uses, including software tutorials, narrated PowerPoint presentations, narrated lecture notes and other training.


Yammer is ECU’s internal communication platform. It allows for conversation, questions and collaboration within a private ECU social network. Yammer has been described as Facebook + Twitter for the enterprise. Think in terms of using Yammer to ask the network participants questions, share what you are doing and share your ideas.

Yammer can be accessed using your ECU username and password and offers web access, desktop apps and mobile apps for reading, reviewing and posting. 

Media Site:

Mediasite is an enterprise webcasting, lecture capture and hybrid event platform. Mediasite webcasting technology completely automates the recording, distribution, management and analytics of high-quality video and multimedia presentations.

Syllabi System:

The new COE Syllabi System provides syllabi consistency across course sections and provides a centralized syllabi collection system in the COE. The Syllabi System is being piloted in Spring 2012 by faculty in select undergraduate and graduate courses.


Starfish is an early-alert retention tool that works through Blackboard to support student academic success at ECU. Through Starfish faculty can inform students of their academic performance within a course and connect students to appropriate support resources. Contact John Trifilo, Assistant Director of Academic Advising and Support, 

StarFish Guides for Faculty and Students:


Upcoming Professional Development Offering: Instructional Design for Online Student Success

On: 14 Sep 2015 16:19
The NEW Instructional Design for Online Student Success professional development series will focus on motivating and retaining online learners by developing a course that incorporates interactive tools, student collaboration and a variety of assessment activities. Topics will also include strategies for creating and fostering a sense of community in online or blended courses. The first […]

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OAA presents at VBEA

On: 04 Sep 2015 12:00
The Virginia Business Education Association held their annual summer conference at the The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach, VA. The Conference, which took place from July twenty seventh to July thirtieth, was entitled “VBEA…Charting the Course for Success“. The conference hosted a wide range of business associated topics from Adobe Dreamweaver to Programming […]

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Professional Development Opportunities for 2015-2016

On: 02 Sep 2015 12:00
The Office of Assessment and Accreditation’s professional development for the 2015-16 academic school year will have two different overarching themes for participants. The workshops will be presented in two different formats to better fit the schedules and preferred learning styles of those interested in attending.  Participants will have the opportunity to attend either a face-to-face […]

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COE Instructional Technology Consultants Attend Pitt County Tech Fest

On: 26 Aug 2015 20:27
On August 10th, College of Education Instructional Technology Consultants, Christine Wilson, Jason Whited and Holly Fales attended Pitt County Schools’ 10th Annual Tech Fest at South Central High School. Over 500 educators from Pitt County and surrounding school districts gathered at Tech Fest to learn about the latest ways to implement technology in the classroom. […]

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Ellen Dobson

Dr. Ellen Dobson Serves on National Taskstream Panel

On: 25 Aug 2015 19:53
In June 2015, Dr. Ellen Dobson, Assistant Director in the COE Office of Assessment and Accreditation, was an invited panelist at Taskstream’s CollabEx Live in New York City. Dr. Dobson participated on a panel addressing CAEP standards and program assessment with Mel Horton of Central Connecticut State University and Courtney Peagler of Taskstream. She also […]

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Bob Porter

Grant Writing Workshop Series Opportunity Available

On: 07 Aug 2015 14:02
Grant Writing Workshop Leader Robert Porter, PhD, has presented grant writing to leading universities and medical schools internationally. He is coming to ECU this Fall to conduct three focused sessions. RSVP early as seating is limited to forty (40) per session. All sessions will be held in the Mendenhall Student Center Great Room 1 Session […]

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Dr. Linda Patriarca

East Carolina University’s Own Dr. Linda Patriarca Nationally Recognized

On: 31 Jul 2015 13:25
Dr. Linda A. Patriarca is named one of “The 30 Most Influential Deans of Education in the United States ” according to a new list. This will leave the College of Education at East Carolina University in a great position as she steps down and hands the reigns to Dr. B Grant Hayes who will be […]

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