Program: Biological Engineering (MS)
Date: Tue Nov 20, 2012 - 8:32:12 am
1) Below are your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.
a. The graduate has the ability to design a system, component, or process in which biology plays a significant role.
b. The graduate has the ability to design and conduct experiments to gather information for engineering designs.
c. The graduate has the ability to use modern engineering techniques, skills, and tools to define, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
d. The graduate has the ability to communicate effectively to a technical audience from diverse areas of expertise.
e. The graduate has the ability to apply sustainability concepts in engineering design, processes and products.
f. The graduate recognizes the need to engage in life-long learning through participation in professional conferences, workshops, and courses, and by reading and writing in the relevant literature.
2) Your program's SLOs are published as follows. Please update as needed.
Student Handbook. URL, if available online: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/be/graduate.html
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/be/graduate.html
UHM Catalog. Page Number: 344
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/mbbe/courses.html#_be_courses
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, 2011 and September 30, 2012? (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 June 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012: State the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goals. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.
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) 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.
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.
BE (MS) is a small program and assessment activities are aligned with the program goal and outcome.