Unit: Geology & Geophysics
Program: Geology & Geophysics (PhD)
Degree: Doctorate
Date: Tue Oct 13, 2009 - 9:26:16 am

1) List your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs).

  1. Satisfy the SLOs for the M.S.
  2. Comprehensively synthesize, evaluate, and interpret the fundamental knowledge in her or his sub-discipline.
  3. Independently construct scientific hypotheses and design and carry out research to evaluate them.
  4. Critically analyze and synthesize the results of their research, derive conclusions which advance the field, and be capable of writing a manuscript describing these in the peer-reviewed literature.

2) Where are your program's SLOs published?

Department Website URL: NA
Student Handbook. URL, if available online: NA
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online:
UHM Catalog. Page Number:
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online: NA
Other:
Other:

3) Upload your program's current curriculum map(s) as a PDF.

No map submitted.

4) What percentage of courses have the course SLOs explicitly stated on the course syllabus, department website, or other publicly available document? (Check one)

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

5) State the SLO(s) that was Assessed, Targeted, or Studied

same as MS report

6) State the Assessment Question(s) and/or Goal(s) of Assessment Activity

same as MS report

7) State the Type(s) of Evidence Gathered

same as MS report

8) State How the Evidence was Interpreted, Evaluated, or Analyzed

same as MS report

9) State How Many Pieces of Evidence Were Collected

same as MS report

10) Summarize the Actual Results

same as MS report

11) Briefly Describe the Distribution and Discussion of Results

same as MS report

12) Describe Conclusions and Discoveries

same as MS report

13) Use of Results/Program Modifications: State How the Program Used the Results --or-- Explain Planned Use of Results

same as MS report

14) Reflect on the Assessment Process

same as MS report

15) Other Important Information

same as MS report

16) FOR DISTANCE PROGRAMS ONLY: Explain how your program/department has adapted its assessment of student learning in the on-campus program to assess student learning in the distance education program.

17) FOR DISTANCE PROGRAMS ONLY: Summarize the actual student learning assessment results that compare the achievement of students in the on-campus program to students in the distance education program.