Unit: Z_Zoom_Test
Program: Z_Zoom_Test_Program
Degree: Bachelor's
Date: Wed Dec 17, 2014 - 10:27:07 am

1) Institutional Learning Objectives (ILOs) and Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

1. Students will be able to communicate in writing, including research reports, posters, resumes, and cover letters.

(1a. General education, 2b. Conduct research, 2c. Communicate and report)

2. Students will be able to present orally in meetings and in front of medium-sized groups.

(1a. General education, 2c. Communicate and report)

3. Students will be able to conduct research, ethically and following agreed upon disciplinary standards.

(1b. Specialized study in an academic field, 2a. Think critically and creatively, 2b. Conduct research)

4. Students will be able to participate in community events.

(3d. Civic participation)

2) Your program's SLOs are published as follows. Please update as needed.

Department Website URL: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/assessment
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: office bulletin board

3) Select one option:

Curriculum Map File(s) from 2014:

4) 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.


5) 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.)

No (skip to question 14)

6) For the period between June 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014: State the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goals. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.

How well can students communicate orally and in writing?

7) State the type(s) of evidence gathered to answer the assessment question and/or meet the assessment goals that were given in Question #6.

Students written reports from the capstone course. Students oral presentation at the department symposium.

8) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.

All seniors who will graduate this semester -- 14.

9) 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 (in student support services)
Students (graduate or undergraduate)

10) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence? (Check all that apply.)

Used a rubric or scoring guide
Scored exams/tests/quizzes
Used 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)

11) For the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goal(s) stated in Question #6:
Summarize the actual results.

10 students met the minimum expectation (2 score on the rubric). 2 students fell short of expectations.

12) State how the program used the results or plans to use the results. Please be specific.

The Curriculum Committee will distribute the results and discuss with the faculty at the August department meeting. Faculty will be reminded of the performance expectations and encouraged to help students meet those expectations. Because the overall number of students was small (14 students) we will repeat the assessment next semester and monitor the results to see if a pattern emerges across years.

13) Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries?
This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, program aspects and so on.

Not at this time.

14) 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.

No additional insights.