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Assessment Dashboards

Last update: 6/6/24

Two types of dashboards: 

  1. Exploratory: User directed dashboards where users search for or discover content. Used for tracking, accreditation, program review, strategic planning or annual reporting.
  2. Explanatory: Researcher directed dashboards that communicate one idea or topic at a time. Used for storytelling, professional development or understanding. 

National Survey of Student Engagement

NSSE Comprehensive Dashboard: 2013-23

Retention Analysis

Sense of Belonging 

ISU Benchmarking with Peer Groups 

ISU NSSE Academic Profile Report 

These reports are packaged in one visual analytic for academic programs and can be filtered by college, department, and FY/Senior student. 

Top Seven 


General Education

Indirect Learning in General Education

Direct Learning in General Education

Academic Planning: PRAAP and Program Review

*Process for the Review of Academic Assessment Plans

Access Power BI

Accessing Power BI

Power BI is a self-service reporting tool that is included with the ISU Microsoft 365 license. This tool may be used to produce visual dashboards and reports from your data.

  1. Go to and login with your ISU email address and password.
  2. Click the All Apps icon Office365 all apps icons sign to see all available applications.
  3. Scroll through the list until you locate Power BI and double-click the icon to open the app.

Learn more about Power BI