Program: Education (PhD)
Date: Thu Oct 27, 2011 - 12:08:04 pm
1) Below are your program student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.
The objectives of the program are
1. Knowledge. Students will become knowledgeable in the broad issues of education and in the skills, knowledge and problems within their specialization area. Students will develop an inquiring and critical approach to issues and possible solutions to problems in education. The body of knowledge and specific objectives are developed on an individual basis in collaboration among the student, his/her advisor, and committee members. The doctoral program is unique in that students are expected to develop their knowledge of the field to the degree that they can understand the issues and problems in the field of education, and their specialization, in order to develop an inquiry project that will generate new knowledge in education.
2. Research. Students will develop competencies in the broad issues of conducting and evaluating research in education, and develop the skills needed to develop a research problem and questions, design a study about a significant issue, collect appropriate data, analyze results and write a dissertation. Students’ dissertation research must be on an original problem and contribute to the knowledge base in education. The results of students research will be disseminated internationally, nationally and locally, where appropriate, so that it may be utilized for the improvement of education.
3. Caring and Professional Ethics. Students will develop a deep respect for the public trust that is invested in them as future intellectual and social leaders in the field of education. Research that they conduct, or to which they refer in making recommendations, will be carefully vetted for accuracy, fairness, and beneficence regarding the clients, recipients, participants and the broader public good. The program supports an attitude or disposition of caring or consideration for all people, and especially for students at every level and from various walks of life.
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) Below is the link(s) to your program's curriculum map(s). If we do not have your curriculum map, please upload it as a PDF.
- 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) For the period June 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011: State the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goals. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.
6) State the type(s) of evidence gathered to answer the assessment question and/or meet the assessment goals that were given in Question #5.
7) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.
8) 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)
9) 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)