Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit


Miss a poster from the 2017 Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit?

They're now online!

This year's exhibit featured 18 posters engaged in active learning outcomes assessment across UH Manoa. The event was successful! Attendees, in general, reported the posters were meaningful:

  • 100% reported the exhibit showcased examples of assessment as supporting student learning and
  • 100% reported an increase in knowledge of program assessment.

Congratulations to the 2017 Best Poster Award Winners!

Best Poster Design:

Best Faculty Engagement Strategies:

Best Use of Results


The Mānoa Assessment Office (AO) seeks to improve student learning through academic program assessment. At Mānoa, assessment is faculty-driven and faculty-supervised. The AO hosts poster exhibits for faculty to share successful assessment strategies, gather ideas for curricular and co-curricular assessment, and network with others. Faculty and staff interested in program learning assessment are encouraged to attend!

The Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit features
  • Mānoa faculty and staff
  • Tools and techniques for program learning assessment
  • Various ways to engage faculty
  • How to use assessment for improvement


Creating an Effective Poster

For tips and tools for designing an engaging poster, please review our Best Strategies to Create Effective Posters.

Poster Templates

We strongly encourage using one of our poster templates. Feel free to download and modify them to fit your poster's needs.

Template ATemplate A Download

Template BTemplate B Download

Template CTemplate C Download

Template DTemplate D Download

Template E Template E Download Template F Template F Download

Printing Options

UHM Marketing and Publication Services
~$83 for 40" x 60" ($5.00 per square foot). You can choose either matte or gloss paper. The standard turnaround time is 2-3 business days, however, pending on their production service, they might be able to print within 1 business day. Please save your file as a PDF with the correct size needed for printing. Contact Jaret KC Leong at or 956-5630.

Pacific Biosciences Research Center (PBRC)
$75 for 40 x 54. Lamination for an additional $40. Email them at Fill a request at Be sure to put your departmental address if you want the department to pay for it.

CTAHR poster printing service
The base cost is $35. The cost estimates using our templates ranges from $80 to $110. The instructions and reservation information can be found here: Since our poster exhibit and CTAHRs student poster symposium take place around the same time, please make the printing appointment early, or they may be unable to accommodate your request.

$129.99 for 36 x 48. This is a smaller size than our templates (38" x 52"). See price updates at

Free option.
You may print your poster in sections on letter-sized papers and paste all the pieces back into a coherent one-piece poster (similar to a puzzle). Although results may not be as nice as other for-fee printing options, it is FREE!


  1. Save your completed poster as an Adobe PDF document.
  2. Open the PDF document.
  3. Go to File > Print (or ctrl+p)
  4. Under > Paper Sizing > Handling, select > 'Poster'.
  5. Leave the Tile Scale at 100% and Overlap at 0.005 in.
  6. Check Cut Marks. Do NOT check Tile only Large Pages, and Labels.
  7. Print the document and assemble.

Professional consultation is available to help you create the poster. For more information, contact Yao Hill at or (808) 956-4283.

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View posters from each exhibit:

For more information about the poster exhibit, contact Yao Hill at or (808) 956-4283.