Academic Programs Annual Report Information


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2014 DEADLINE: Friday, October 10, 2014


RESOURCES FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS


2014 QUESTIONS FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

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  1. Below are the program student learning outcomes submitted last year. Please update as needed. NEW for undergraduate degree programs only: Indicate which program SLOs directly align with undergraduate institutional learning objectives (ILOs) by checking the appropriate box.
  2. Your program's SLOs were published as follows. Please update as needed.
    [ ] Department Website. URL:
    [ ] Student Handbook. URL, if available online:
    [ ] Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure. URL, if available online:
    [ ] UHM Catalog. Page Number:
    [ ] Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
    [ ] Other:
    [ ] Other:
  3. Select one option:
    • Curriculum Map: Review, Add, Replace, or Delete

Curriculum map: A graphical illustration of the relationship between a program’s courses/requirements and the program’s student learning outcomes. Usually presented as a matrix/table.

  1. For your program, the percentage of courses that have course SLOs explicitly stated on the syllabus, a website, or other publicly available document is as follows. Please update as needed.
    [ ] 100%
    [ ] 81-99%
    [ ] 51-80%
    [ ] 1-50%
    [ ] 0%
  2. Did your program engage in any program assessment activities between June 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014? (e.g., establishing/revising outcomes, aligning the curriculum to outcomes, collecting evidence, interpreting evidence, using results, revising the assessment plan, creating surveys or tests, etc.)
    [ ] Yes
    [ ] No (skip to question 14)

To make the annual reports meaningful and useful, please base your responses to questions 6-13 on assessment activities that took place between June 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014.
  1. For the period June 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014: State the assessment question(s) and/or goals of assessment activity. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.
    What did the program want to find out (during the last 18 months)?
  2. State the type(s) of evidence gathered to answer the assessment question and/or meet the assessment goals that were given in Question #6.
    To assess the outcome or answer the assessment question, what evidence was collected?
  3. State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated.
    If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.
  4. Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected?
    Check all that apply:
    [ ] Course instructor(s)
    [ ] Faculty committee
    [ ] Ad hoc faculty group
    [ ] Department chairperson
    [ ] Persons or organization outside the university
    [ ] Faculty advisor
    [ ] Advisors (student support services)
    [ ] Students (graduate or undergraduate)
    [ ] Dean/Director
    OTHER:
  5. How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence?
    What method was used to evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence?
    Check all that apply:
    [ ] Used a rubric or scoring guide
    [ ] Scored exams/tests/quizzes
    [ ] Used their professional judgment (no rubric or scoring guide used)
    [ ] Compiled survey results
    [ ] Used qualitative methods on interview, focus group, open-ended response data
    [ ] External organization/person analyzed data (e.g., external organization administered and scored the nursing licensing exam)
    OTHER:
  6. For the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goal(s) stated in Question #6: summarize the actual results.
  7. State how the program used the results or plans to use the results.
    Please be specific.
  8. Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries?
    This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, program aspects and so on.
  9. If the program did not engage in assessment activities, please explain.
    Or, if the program did engage in assessment activities, please add any other important information here.

 

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