Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Walser is an Associate Professor serving as the Director of Assessment and Evaluation for the Watson College of Education, and as a faculty member in the Department of Educational Leadership.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018-01-01 Assessing transfer and benefit to evaluate course effectiveness.Journal on Excellence in College Teaching.  29:147-175. 2018-01-01
    2016-01-01 Advancing a Professional Development System: Evolution and EvaluationSchool-University Partnerships.  9:130-152. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Advancing a professional development system: Evolution and evaluation.School-University Partnerships.  9:130-152. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Evaluability Assessment Thesis and Dissertation Studies in Graduate Professional Degree Programs: Review and RecommendationsAmerican Journal of Evaluation.  37:118-138. 2016-01-01
    2015-12-01 Evaluability assessment in higher education: Supporting continuous improvement, accountability, and a culture of assessment.Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness.  5:58-77. 2015-12-01
    2014-06-01 Quasi-Experiments in Schools: The Case for Historical Cohort Control GroupsPractical Assessment, Research & Evaluation.  19. 2014-06-01
    2009-10-01 An action research study of student self-assessment in higher educationInnovative Higher Education.  34:299-306. 2009-10-01
    2009-04-01 Systemic data-based decision making: A systems approach for using data in schoolsAmerican Association of School Administrators Journal of Scholarship and Practice.  6:28-32. 2009-04-01
    2009-01-01 English language learners and complexity theory: Why current accountability systems do not measure up.The Educational Forum.  73:133-140. 2009-01-01
    2008-12-01 Online book clubs as an instructional toolAcademic Exchange Quarterly.  12:122-126. 2008-12-01
    2008-07-01 Evaluation lessons from a theatre companyJournal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation.  5:67-70. 2008-07-01
    2008-01-01 Preparing school administrators to be technology leaders: Standards and strategiesVirginia Society for Technology in Education Journal.  22:1-6. 2008-01-01

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-01-01 Completing your evaluation dissertation, thesis, or culminating project..  SAGE. 2021-01-01
    2014-08-01 Evaluability assessment: Improving evaluation quality and use..  Sage Publications. 2014-08-01

    Document

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022-01-01 Cape Fear Community College Title III grant 2020-2021 external evaluation results report.. 2022-01-01
    2021-01-01 Cape Fear Community College Title III grant 2019-2020 external evaluation results report.. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Cape Fear Community College Title III grant 2018-2019 external evaluation results report.. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Piedmont Community College Title III grant 2018-2019 external evaluation results report.. 2020-01-01
    2016-01-01 Educational Leadership doctoral program evaluation: Phase one results, findings, and considerations.. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Leadership, Policy and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education M.Ed. program evaluation report.. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Watson College of Education alumni survey spring 2015: Overall results.. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Watson College of Education employer feedback survey spring 2015: Overall results.. 2016-01-01
    2014-08-01 Case Example 13: From evaluability assessment findings to recommendationsSage Publications. 2014-08-01
    2014-08-01 Case Example 2: Engaging an evaluability assessment work groupSage Publications. 2014-08-01
    2014-08-01 Case Example 8: Using a survey to gather stakeholder feedback on program theorySage Publications. 2014-08-01
    2014-07-01 Evaluability assessment of the University of North Carolina Wilmington Watson College of Education Professional Development System partnership.. 2014-07-01
    2014-01-01 Watson College of Education alumni survey spring 2014: Overall results.. 2014-01-01

    Report

    Year Title Altmetric
    2013-10-01 Integrating Computing and Mathematics Education (INCOME project) final evaluation report. 2013-10-01
    2013-06-01 INCOME Computational Thinking elective course student survey results report spring 2013. 2013-06-01
    2012-04-01 Hill Center Regional Education Model: Evaluation results of the Hill Reading Achievement Program in Brunswick County Schools. 2012-04-01
    2012-04-01 The Hill Reading Achievement Program in Carteret County Schools: Final evaluation results (2008-2011). 2012-04-01
    2011-04-01 Carteret County School Hill Reading Achievement Program: 2009-2010 annual report of evaluation resultsUNCW. 2011-04-01
    2011-03-01 Hill Center Regional Education Model: 2009-2010 annual report of first-year evaluation resultsUNCW. 2011-03-01
    2010-02-01 Carteret County Schools Hill Reading Achievement Program: 2008-2009 Annual Report of First-Year Evaluation ResultsUNCW. 2010-02-01
    2009-06-01 Carteret County Schools Hill Reading Achievement Program: Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement III pre-posttest snapshotUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington. 2009-06-01
    2008-09-01 NC QUEST middle grades educators empowering learners: Final analysis reportUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington. 2008-09-01
    2008-01-01 Middle grades educators empowering learners: Fall 2007 celebration of learning summary evaluation of team and individual presentationsUniversity of North Carolina Wilmington. 2008-01-01

    Presentations

    Research Overview

  • Systems in Evaluation, Program Evaluation Methodology, Performance Assessment, Research Design, Evaluation of Research, Evaluation Practice in Educational Leadership
  • Principal Investigator On

    Investigator On

  • Coastal Eco Explorers: Mobile Applied Learning Experiences 2021-07-01 - 2024-06-01
  • Coastal Eco-Explorer: Mobile Applied Learning Experiences 2021-01-01 - 2024-01-01
  • Improving Measures of Persistence, Achievement, and Completion 2019-01-01 - 2023-01-01
  • Use of a Three-Pronged Approach to Improve the Success and Retention Rates of At-Risk Students 2019-01-01 - 2023-01-01
  • Educational Leadership Research/Scholarship Awards - 2016-04-01
  • International Internship Key Contact Interviews in Belize 2016-01-01
  • Development of an Online Masters in Education in Early Childhood Leadership 2015-01-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Educating Language Minority Students 2011-01-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Foster Grandparent Program - 2015-12-01
  • International Faculty Travel Grant 2015-09-01
  • Centering Student Learning in the Cross-Programmatic Assessment of Core Competencies: Assuring High-Quality Degrees: Student Learning Outcomes Using ePortfolios to Assess Core Competencies Grant 2014-01-01 - 2015-01-01
  • Foster Grandparents Program contract 2014-01-01 - 2015-01-01
  • Integrating Computing and Mathematics Education (INCOME) 2012-05-01 - 2013-10-01
  • INCOME: Integrating Computing and Mathematics Education 2012-03-01 - 2013-09-01
  • School Improvement Initiative National Assessment 2011-09-01 - 2013-09-01
  • Hill-UNCW Carteret County Evaluation Project 2008-06-01 - 2012-03-01
  • North Carolina Quality Educators through Staff Development and Training (NC QUEST) Middle Grades Educators Empowering Learners 2007-01-01 - 2008-01-01
  • Centering Student Learning in the Cross‐Programmatic Assessment of Core Competencies: A Response to the Request for Proposals Assuring High Quality Degrees: Student Learning Outcomes Using e‐Portfolios to Assess Core Competencies 2014-01-01 -
  • Teaching Overview

  • Educational Research, Program Evaluation, Assessment
  • Full Name

  • Tamara M Walser