Unit: Botany
Program: Botany (PhD)
Degree: Doctorate
Date: Tue Nov 22, 2011 - 1:24:40 pm

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

  1. Demonstrated mastery of subject area including methodology and techniques

  2. Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication

  3. Demonstrated ability to plan, conduct and analyze independent/original research

  4. Develop abilities to contribute as responsible and productive professionals in botanical sciences and related fields.

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

Department Website URL: http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/graduateprogram.htm
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:
Other:
Other:

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.

No map submitted.

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.

0%
1-50%
51-80%
81-99%
100%

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.

Not yet completed.

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.

Not yet completed.

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

Not yet completed.

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

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)
Dean/Director
Other: Not yet completed.

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

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)
Other: Not yet completed.

10) For the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goal(s) stated in Question #5:
Summarize the actual results.

Not yet completed.

11) State how the program used the results or plans to use the results. Please be specific.

Not yet completed.

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.

Not yet completed.

13) Other important information.
Please note: If the program did not engage in assessment, please explain. If the program created an assessment plan for next year, please give an overview.

We do not have a set curriculum for the PhD.