Unit: Learning Design and Technology
Program: Education Technology (PhD)
Degree: Doctorate
Date: Sun Oct 04, 2015 - 8:52:24 am

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

1) Below are your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.

(Knowledge) Demonstrate theoretical and conceptual knowledge in the broad issues of education and in the skills, knowledge and problems within the field of educational technology.

o   Demonstrate foundational knowledge of the contribution of research to the past and current theory of educational communications and technology.

o   Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to create, use, assess, and manage theoretical and practical applications of educational technologies and processes.

(Research) Apply an inquiring and critical approach to issues and possible solutions to problems in education.

o   Apply appropriate research methodologies to address problems, enhance practice, and contribute to the knowledge base of the field.

(Professional Ethics) Develop a deep respect for the public trust that is invested in them as future intellectual and social leaders in the field of education.

o   Conduct research and practice using accepted professional and institutional guidelines and procedures.

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

Department Website URL:
Student Handbook. URL, if available online: https://coe.hawaii.edu/academics/learning-design-technology/phd-ltec/forms-documents
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online: Part of orientation presentation for all new students
UHM Catalog. Page Number:
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online: As appropriate for each course

3) Please review, add, replace, or delete the existing curriculum map.

Curriculum Map File(s) from 2015:

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 learning assessment activities between June 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015?


6) What best describes the program-level learning assessment activities that took place for the period June 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015? (Check all that apply.)


7) Briefly explain the assessment activities that took place in the last 18 months.


8) What types of evidence did the program use as part of the assessment activities checked in question 6? (Check all that apply.)


9) State the number of students (or persons) who submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.


10) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected? (Check all that apply.)


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


12) Summarize the results of the assessment activities checked in question 6. For example, report the percent of students who achieved each SLO.


13) What best describes how the program used the results? (Check all that apply.)


14) Please briefly describe how the program used the results.


15) Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries? This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, and great achievements regarding program assessment in this reporting period.

16) If the program did not engage in assessment activities, please explain.

The PhD in Learning Design and Technology (formerly Educational Technology) is a new program with the first students admitted in fall 2015. The only assessment activities to date have been informing new students of the learning objectives and posting them in the Handbook and on syllabi for core courses in fall 2015 semester.