Unit: Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language
Program: Hawaiian (MA)
Degree: Master's
Date: Fri Oct 15, 2010 - 3:15:32 pm

1) Below are the program student learning outcomes submitted last year. Please add/delete/modify as needed.

Demonstrate comprehension of traditional literary texts.

Demonstrate comprehension of native speaker dialog

Offer a quality* public presentation in Hawaiian

       Quality defined as proper use of the Hawaiian language and demonstration of Hawaiian   concepts

2) As of last year, your program's SLOs were published as follows. Please update as needed.

Department Website URL: NA
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: NA

3) Below is the link to your program's curriculum map (if submitted in 2009). If it has changed or if we do not have your program's curriculum map, please upload it as a PDF.

No map submitted.

4) The percentage of courses in 2009 that had course SLOs explicitly stated on the syllabus, a website, or other publicly available document is indicated below. Please update as needed.


5) State the assessment question(s) and/or goals of the assessment activity. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.

Since our last report (2009), Kawaihuelani developed SLOs for our graduate program. We are currently in the process of incorporating its Masterʻs level SLOs into our course syllabi. No SLOs have been assessed to date.

6) State the type(s) of evidence gathered.


7) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected?

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)

8) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence?

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)

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


10) Summarize the actual results.

11) How did your program use the results? --or-- Explain planned use of results.
Please be specific.

The program will be using the results of this undergraduate assessment pilot project to create a graduate-level assessment tool for next year.


In recognition that our program is new to assessment, a task force has been created to focus on assessment. At the departmental level, the Graduate Faculty will be developing a curriculum map for the masterʻs program in November 2010. At the school level, Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge created a Program Evaluation Committee to address issues related to assessment.

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

13) Other important information: