Program: Theatre (MA, MFA)
Date: Fri Oct 10, 2014 - 9:28:37 am
1) Below are your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.
MA Theatre Plan A (thesis)
1. Student demonstrates in-depth knowledge in Western or Asian Theory/History.
2. Student demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of chosen area of specialization of Theatre scholarship.
3. Student demonstrates original research and thought by conducting an independent research project resulting in a written thesis.
MA Theatre Plan B
1. Student demonstrates good working knowledge in each of the five major areas of Drama and Theatre: Western Theory/History; Asian Theatre; Technical Theatre/Design; Acting/Directing; and Youth Theatre, with one of these areas forming an elective focus
2. Students can create and demonstrate informed and personal artistic choices in coursework and productions (i.e, design, directing, acting, etc.).
1. Student demonstrates the professional competence to function successfully in the artistic concentration of the degree track
2. Students can create and demonstrate informed and personal artistic choices in coursework and productions in the artistic concentration of the degree track
3. Student can demonstrate broad knowledge of the context and functioning of related theatrical artistic areas to that of the chosen artistic concentration.
4. Students demonstrate, through portfolio review, preparedness to enter and compete within the chosen degree track area, professionally and/or academically.
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:
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.
MFA: How well does the thesis work demonstrate the achievement of the targeted SLOs? What are the students’ perceptions of their own achievement of the program outcomes?
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.
8) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.
9 MFA, 2 MA
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.
MFA: After MFA committee meetings in Fall and Spring, area faculty (grouped by MFA concentration) consulted and recommended changes for the future, many of which have already been implemented, or are being worked on by the departmental curriculum committee.
12) State how the program used the results or plans to use the results. Please be specific.
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.
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.