Have formal Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) or Student Learning Outcomes (SLOS) been developed?
Yes, “Program Goals”
Published where? (website)
Do PLOs include or imply link to Core Competency? (AY 2015-2016: Information Literacy)?
Process of Core Competency Assessment:
Course (400- level)
Final research paper
Type of Student Artifact
Minimum 5-page paper in APA format on a student-chosen topic that outlines a research methodology (including results) and incorporates a min. of 5 academic sources
Rubric or other instrument
GE core competency rubric
Data (measurement of the competency)
Nineteen (n = 19) were scored by various readers in the department. Of the nineteen, eight students submitted writing that was above competent, nine who were approaching competency, and two who exhibited beginning level skills. Documentation conventions (2.473) appears to be the most difficult skill for students in this group.
Action Taken in Response to the Data (What will you do in response to the Findings?)
This is a Writing Intensive course, and this final paper is one of several written assignments. Findings will be used to revise the course in terms of strengthening the writing capabilities of students, particularly with reference to organizing ideas and sources
Date of Last Program Review