This course explores the development and use of well-articulated learning outcomes to generate meaningful data.
- Developing Intended Learning Outcomes
- Assessing Student Learning Outcomes
- Using Assessment Data for Decisions
Task Modules and Exercises
Writing Intended Learning Outcomes for Individual Courses: Explores techniques and tips for writing intended learning outcome statements for individual courses.
Intended Learning Outcomes at the Institutional and Program Level: Explores the development of institutional and program-level outcomes by aligning course-level outcomes with the mission, vision, core values, goals and strategies of the program and/or institution.
Exit Test Analysis: Demonstrates how to measure student learning gains by analyzing and interpreting exit test results.
Pre-and Post-test Evaluations: Demonstrates how to evaluate results for pre- and post-tests to assess learning gains.
Portfolios for Learning Assessment: Demonstrates the use of student portfolios to assess evidence of student learning.
Using Proxy Measures: Demonstrates the use of indirect measures of student learning to support direct measures and inform decisions.