The Department of Linguistics Comprehensive Exam consists of two Qualifying Papers. In recent years the QPs have fallen out of step with trends in the field, resulting in students struggling to pass. We describe our actions to overhaul our Comprehensive Exams, including clarifying procedures, realigning SLOs, and developing better rubrics. By Andrea Berez-Kroeker, Katie Drager, and Bradley McDonnell
Berez-Kroeker, A., Drager, K., & McDonnell, B. (2019, April). Overhauling the comprehensive exam in the Department of Linguistics: First steps. Poster session presented at the Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.