B.A. Mathematics – Oral Communication*

Have formal Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) or Student Learning Outcomes (SLOS) been developed?

Yes

Published where? (website)

BA Mathematics

Do PLOs include or imply link to Core Competency? (AY 2016-2017: Oral Communication)?

Yes

Process of Core Competency Assessment:

Course (400- level)

Mathe 432

Assignment

Students presenting a proof of a problem in front of the class on the whiteboard. Time varies from 10 to 30 minutes depending on length of problem.

Type of Student Artifact

Presentation

Rubric or other instrument

GE Rubric for Oral Communication

Data (measurement of the competency)

Presentations occurred over several lecture classes:

-January 25, 2017

-January 30, 2017

-February 1, 2017

-February 8, 2017

-February 14, 2017

-February 22, 2017

Evaluator Tabular Data

Action Taken in Response to the Data (What will you do in response to the Findings?)

The Mathematics department is writing up its own assessment report based upon the presentation ratings. In this report we will discuss the observed general trends and make appropriate recommendations to continue and improve the oral communication portion of our program outcomes.

Date of Last Program Review

2013 Math report