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Assessment Review Rubric (Educational Programs)
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How to Write Program Student Learning Outcomes 
How to Report on a New Outcome  

 

Types of Outcomes

  1. Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs): Program SLOs are statements that specify the knowledge, skills, and perceptions/attitudes students will demonstrate when they have completed the academic program.

  2. Administrative Outcomes: Administrative outcomes are statements that specify the core operational functions of an office.

  3. Strategic Planning Outcomes: Strategic outcomes are statements that specify objectives that align with strategic planning efforts of the college or institution.


Commonly Used Assessment Methods

(These are indirect methods, so they cannot be the only method used to measure a learning outcome).

Graduating Senior Survey (GSS)

Sophomore Survey

Student Perception of Teaching Survey (SPOTS)

National Survey of Student Engangement (NSSE)

 

Resources Related to Higher Education Assessment

The following websites are highly respected and represent authentic assessment processes and information:

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) Rubrics

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Association for Higher Education Effectiveness

Journal of Research & Practice in Assessment

Degree Qualifications Profile


Assessment at Other UNC Institutions

ASU http://www.appstate.edu/academics/majors.php

 http://irap.appstate.edu/assessment/graduate-degree-programs-student-learning-outcomes

ECU http://www.ecu.edu/learningoutcomes
ECSU http://www.ecsu.edu/academics/learning_outcomes/index.cfm
FSU http://www.uncfsu.edu/majors
NCA&T http://ospie.ncat.edu/api.php
NCCU http://www.nccu.edu/development/academics/plo/index.cfm
NCSU http://oucc.ncsu.edu/degreeprograms-learningoutcomes
UNCA http://www.unca.edu/academics/degrees
UNC-CH http://www.unc.edu/oira/public/dslo/Degrees%20and%20Student%20Learning%20Outcomes.html
UNCC http://academics.uncc.edu/undergraduate-majors

 http://academics.uncc.edu/graduate-degree-programs

UNCG http://assessment.uncg.edu/slo/slo.html
UNCP http://www.uncp.edu/aa/outcomes/
UNCW http://www.uncw.edu/learningoutcomes/index.html
UNCSA http://www.uncsa.edu/sacs/pdfs/Degree%20Programs%20&%20SLOs.pdf
WCU http://catalog.wcu.edu/content.php?catoid=31&navoid=725

 http://catalog.wcu.edu/content.php?catoid=32&navoid=788

WSSU http://catalog.wssu.edu/content.php?catoid=13&navoid=603