Digital Measures

Digital Measures is a product used for faculty activity reporting.  Currently, as of Fall 2013, the Office of Institutional Research has taken on the management of data and changes to Digital Measures reports and screens.  Below you will find resources to help understand how to enter data and best practices regarding inputting information.   Guides are provided below with a wide range of topics, such as a basic overview to detailed guides specific to each college.

Contact

If you have any questions or your Digital Measures University Administrator is Amber Hall, Director of Institutional Research, and can be contacted at amberh@uca.edu or 501-450-3663.

Login page: myUCA

Faculty can access Digital Measures from the myUCA portal.  After logging in to myUCA, which is the password faculty use to login to their office computer, e-mail, and several other systems on campus, navigate to the My Work tab.  From the My Work tab, you should see a Digital Measures icon as shown below.  After clicking, you will be logged into Digital Measures in a new browser tab.

Login

Digital Measures Guides

Further information and more detailed accounts of individual screens can be found in the below Digital Measure Guides.  Some are college specific so be sure to download the correct one.  The Digital Measure Guides are currently a work in progress so some might not yet be available.

Digital Measures: An Introduction details how to log in and find your way around the screens of the Digital Measures user interface.

College of Business [STAGE: REVIEW PROCESS WITH DEAN AND DEPARTMENT CHAIRS]
College of Education [STAGE: REVIEW PROCESS WITH DEAN AND DEPARTMENT CHAIRS]
Library [STAGE: REVIEW PROCESS WITH DIRECTOR AND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR]
College of Health and Behavioral Sciences [STAGE: REVIEW PROCESS WITH DEAN AND DEPARTMENT CHAIRS]
University College [STAGE: REVIEW PROCESS WITH DIRECTOR]
College of Fine Arts and Communication [STAGE: REVIEW PROCESS WITH DEAN AND DEPARTMENT CHAIRS]
Honors College [STAGE: COMPILING DOCUMENT]
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics [STAGE: COMPILING DOCUMENT]

Updates

July 28, 2014
The Consulting screen has been made available to the entire university and moved under the Service section. The options of “Consultant” have been removed from the Public screen and Professional screen. The data from those two screens have been migrated over to the Consulting screen.

July 9, 2014
The screen Other Activities and Accomplishments has been moved from under the General Information section to the Faculty Annual Self-Evaluation and Planning Reports section.

June 3, 2014
The screen Education has been made available to the entire university. OIR is currently working on uploading any degrees we have on record in Banner and modifying the screen. Further updates will be given on this screen as modifications are made and data imports are completed.

May 23, 2014
The screen Permanent Data has been modified to now include all ranks held while at UCA. OIR is currently working on updating this information. If your information is missing and you would like to check the status of your information, feel free to e-mail OIR. Further updates will be given on this screen as modifications are made and data imports are completed.

May 20, 2014
Courses Beyond Last Degree can now be tracked on the Faculty Development Activities Attended screen. This is was setup in the hopes that we will be able to generate the application for Tenure & Promotion and Advancement using Digital Measures.

May 20, 2014
The screen Academic, Government, Military and Professional Positions – External to UCA has been made accessible to all faculty. This screen is to be used to capture positions external to UCA, specifically positions/ranks held at other institutions that should show up on promotion and tenure.

April 22, 2014
The following screens have been combined into one screen Other Instructional, Scholarship, Professional Development, and Service under the new section Faculty Annual Self-Evaluation and Planning Reports:
   Summary of Other Teaching Efforts
   Summary of Other Scholarly Efforts
   Summary of Other Professional Development Efforts
   Summary of Other Service Efforts

All data from the four above screens have been migrated to the new screen.