Instructions for Using WEAVE

Section I: Accessing WEAVE

  1. Do not use Internet Explorer as your internet browser.
  2. To access WEAVE, go to www.cobleskill.edu, click the Faculty & Staff page, and under the College Resources menu on the middle right, click Assessment. On the left menu you will see links to WEAVE (new) and WEAVEOnline (old). Click on the WEAVE (new) link.
  3. Select Forget Password if this is your first time logging into new WEAVE. Your Username is your Cobleskill email address before the @cobleskill.edu portion. You will receive an email from weaveeducation.com.
    1. If the forget password option does not work for you, you may not have an account created on WEAVE. Please contact the Office of Assessment to have your account created.
  4. Once you’re logged into WEAVE, you can change your password by clicking Settings in the bottom right corner of the page. Select My Profile.
  5. At the bottom of the page, type in your new password, confirm the password, and click Save New Password.

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  6. If your department, office, or program had a WEAVEOnline (old WEAVE) Entity, then you will have a Project pre-made in WEAVE (new WEAVE).

 

Section II: Editing Your WEAVE Project

  1. To access your pre-created or saved Projects, click Project in the menu at the top of the page.
  2. Your Project’s name will begin with your school or division, followed by your department, your program and then the name of your Project. For example:
    1. Academic Program: AGNR AGFM Agricultural Business AAS = School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture and Food Management, Agricultural Business AAS
    2. Administrative: OP Human Resources = Division of Operations, Human Resources
    3. If you do not see any Projects, then you have not been added to any. Please ask your department chair, department head, or the Office of Assessment to add you to the Project you are seeking.
  3. When you load your saved project, it will appear in a collapsed view. You can click Expand All in the top right corner to view everything or click on a specific section to expand that section.
  4. Click on the section to type. The section will save when you click out of it.
  5. Enter your Mission Statement
  6. Enter your first Goal
  7. Once you enter a Goal, Student Learning Outcomes, Outcomes, or Objectives will appear
    1. Click “+Student Learning Outcomes, Outcomes, or Objectives”
    2. Under your description, enter your first student learning outcome, outcome, or objective. Remember to make it measureable.
    3. Use Supported Initiatives to link to the Strategic Plan, the General Education plan, and Accreditations that are pre-loaded into WEAVE.
        1. Within each outcome/objective area, you will see a “+Add Supported Initiative” box to the right. Make sure your pop-up blocker is disabled and select “+Add Supported Initiative”. A new page will pop-up. Select “Strategic Initiatives” toward the top right of the page. From the drop-down menu, select “Strategic Plan 2017-2022”. The Strategic Initiatives will then load and you can select which Strategic Initiative applies to that particular outcome or objective. Click the X in the top right corner to return to your WEAVE project.
    4. Under Action Plan, fill in the Action Plan you made for that student learning outcome, outcome, or objective at the end of the 2016-2017 cycle. (If you have the same student learning outcome, outcome, or objective for 2018-2019, you will see the 2017-2018 Action Plan for this outcome in your 2018-2019 project.)
    5. Click “+Add Measures / Instruments”. Your Source of Evidence is the measure or assessment technique you’re using to collect the data. Select from the drop down menu the source of evidence you plan to use.
    6. Describe your measure / instrument. You can provide details on your methodology if you would like to.
    7. Click “+Add Target”. This is the target you want your measure to hit that you will use to determine if your outcome / objective was achieved or not. After the measures for your student learning outcome, outcome, or objective are finished, you can select the gray “Not Set” button indicate the achievement status of the target. Complete your Finding and Analysis of Finding sections after the measures for your student learning outcome, outcome, or objective are finished.
  8. You can have more than one student learning outcome, outcome, or objective for each Goal.
  9. Go to the top of the page under Mission to add more Goals.
  10. Under Project Attachments, you will find PDFs for each year of your Assessment Plan and data from WEAVEOnline. You can also attach documents that you want linked to your Assessment Plan.
  11. You manage who has access to your Project. To add users to your Project, go to the Team box in the lower left corner. In the gray box, labeled “Add team member” begin typing the name of the user you would like to add. Click on the name once it appears. Once you click out of the Team box, the users will be saved. Currently, all users will have the ability to write. We are working with WEAVE to create the ability to designate a user to have read-only access. If you try to add a user, but they do not appear as you type their name, they need to be added to the WEAVE system. Please contact Abbey Perkins to request that users be added to WEAVE.

 

Please contact Abbey Perkins, Assessment Coordinator, if you need assistance with WEAVE, WEAVEOnline, or Assessment.

Email: perkinal@cobleskill.edu | Office: Knapp Hall 144 | Office Phone: 518-255-5635

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