Program: Accountancy (MAcc)
Date: Thu Oct 09, 2014 - 2:17:24 pm
1) Below are your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.
1. Students are able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 2. Students effectively research accounting and tax issues. 3. Students are able to discuss the theoretical foundations of accounting (demand, institutional settings, uses). 4. Students are able to use accounting information as a basis for decision making.
2) Your program's SLOs are published as follows. Please update as needed.
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: http://shidler.hawaii.edu/macc
3) Select one option:
- File (03/16/2020)
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.
Students are able to communicate effectively orally and in writing [ACC660].
Students effectively research accounting and tax issues [ACC 625]
Students are able to discuss the theoretical foundations of accounting (demand, institutional settings, uses) [ACC 660]
Students are able to use accounting information as a basis for decision- making [ACC 660]
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.
Instructors reported on traits assigned to each goal as to whether or not students met needs
8) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.
2 professors submitted evidence of 17 students
9) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected? (Check all that apply.)
Ad hoc faculty group
Persons or organization outside the university
Advisors (in student support services)
Students (graduate or undergraduate)
10) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence? (Check all that apply.)
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.
100% of students evaluated met each of the learning goals
12) State how the program used the results or plans to use the results. Please be specific.
The new program director does feel that the courses assessed provide coverage all appropriate learning objectives. He will work with the faculty assessment committee to develop a better tool.
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.
see question 12 response. a more robust evaluation is planned.
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.