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Index of how-to materials

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The Steps of Program Learning Assessment

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

Choose a Method to Collect Data/Evidence

Part 1. Data-collection Methodology: Direct and Indirect Part 2. Benefits and Drawbacks of Data-collection Methods Part 3. Evaluate …

Develop Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

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Curriculum Mapping / Curriculum Matrix

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Creating and Using Rubrics

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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 & Plan Use of Results

Congratulations are in order if you have finished evaluating evidence of student learning or compiling the perceptions of …