Resources

University Academic Assessment and Institutional Research Web Sites

Mānoa’s peer, benchmark, and comparison institutions Colorado State University-Fort Collins -Institutional Research George Mason University -Office of Institutional …

Learning by Doing

Department of Anthropology -The Department of Anthropology was formally established in 1934.-Eighteen faculty members in the department. Overall, …

Examples of Program Assessment in Action

Assessment Tools for Affirmation and Improvement

The Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work -Approximately 20 students graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social …

Document Templates

PLANNING 1. Planning Template: Departmental/Program Assessment Plan: Mission Statement, Learning Outcomes, and Learning Processes [MS Word] Example: Foundation Written Communication’s Assessment …

Rewarding Assessment with Student Pride

Apparel Product Design & Merchandising -Approximately 40 graduates each year-130 declared majors-6 faculty members Marcia Morgado of Apparel …

Rubric Bank

We would like to share your rubric too. Please email it to us. Civic Knowledge and Engagement Civic …

Civic Learning Assessment Guide for Course Instructors

As the University of Hawai‘i aspires to be the world’s foremost indigenous serving university, civic learning and community …

Handouts

Program Assessment Overview Program Assessment Overview (quick start guide) The Wheel of Assessment: Roles and Responsibilities Student Outcomes Best …

Rubric for Assessing the Quality of Program-level Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment Plans

[Taken and adapted from the August 10, 2007 draft Rubric for Assessing the Quality of Academic Program Learning Outcomes” …

Myths and Realities

Myth #2: Collecting student work for program assessment purposes requires student consent.Reality: Student work collected for program-level learning assessment …

Index of how-to materials

Not sure how to start your program assessment project? Try our step-by-step guides: Plan for assessment Choose a …

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

PDF full version available (4 pages) Source: Insert in the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) Bulletin, December …

Helpful Links for Assessment

Links to assessment resources on the web: National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC) Sourcebook of Assessment Information University of …

Assessment Coordinators 2002-03

Department Contact Accounting Hamid Pourjalali, Dept. Chair 956-5578 American Studies Paul Hooper, Dept. Chair 956-8843 Anatomy and Reproductive …

Mānoa Accreditation Visit

One of the unique characteristics of American education is voluntary, non-governmental, institutional accreditation. The designation that an institution …

2009 Committee on Institutional Educational Objectives

Update: the Senate passed undergraduate learning objectives in 2012, various assessment projects have been completed on the undergraduate …

Looking Out, Looking In: Structure for Student Success

School of Architecture -The School of Architecture was established in 1980.-Thirteen faculty members.-The architecture program consists of a …

Open-Doors Communication for Continual Assessment

American Studies -The UHM American Studies Department is one of the oldest and largest American Studies departments in …

UHM Handbooks and Guides produced by Mānoa faculty

CAPP Departmental Assessment Handbook (Mānoa Faculty Senate Committee on Academic Programs and Policies, 2000) Assessors Anonymous Handbook (College …

Evolution of an Assessment Plan

Theatre -Approximately 16 graduates each year-50 declared majors-12 faculty members Program assessment was waiting for Professor Lurana O’Malley …

UHM Faculty Senate Documents

Mānoa Assessment Committee Institutional Learning Objectives (Mānoa Assessment Committee, General Education Committee, Committee on Academic Planning and Policy, …

Using Multiple Assessment Strands

Shidler College of Business -800 declared undergraduate majors and 550 graduate students.-12 academic degree programs plus executive programs …

Links

UHM Links Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Mānoa Institutional Research Program Review Office of Student …

Multiple Opportunities to Become Good Scientists

UH Mānoa Department of Tropical Medicine -The Department of Tropical Medicine and Medical Microbiology at the John A. …

Basic Steps of Program Assessment

Define the program goals and/or mission. Establish student learning objectives/outcomes (SLOs). Determine “learning opportunities” (i.e., where the learning …

Choose a Method to Collect Data/Evidence

Part 1. Data-collection Methodology: Direct and IndirectPart 2. Benefits and Drawbacks of Data-collection MethodsPart 3. Evaluate Your Choice …

Develop Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

What are program student learning outcomes? Why develop and publish program student learning outcomes? Characteristics of program student …

Curriculum Mapping / Curriculum Matrix

What is it? Why do it? What does a curriculum map/matrix look like? How is a curriculum map …

Creating and Using Rubrics

Part 1. What is a rubric?Part 2. Why use a rubric?Part 3. What are the parts of a …

Using Portfolios in Program Assessment

On this page: What is a portfolio? Portfolios as a data-collection method for assessment Advantages and disadvantages Creating …

Develop a Capstone

The first half of this document defines and discusses the capstone experience. The latter half covers using capstones for …

Report & Use Assessment Results

Congratulations are in order if you have completed an assessment activity! Assessment results are meant to improve teaching …