Assessment of Student Learning Committee Archive

Assessment Committee Procedures:  


Committee Membership Policy

Assessment of Student Learning at NC State

Core Learning Outcomes Assessment Schedule

Conversion to Newly Defined Core Learning Outcomes May 2012


Learning Outcomes Assessment Tools

Writing Across the Curriculum

  • WAC Rubric     WAC Training Rubric     WAC Reporting Spreadsheet     WAC Project Document
  • Speech Across the Curriculum

    Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum
    Information Literacy Across the Curriculum
    Intercultural Knowledge and Competence

    Program Assessment Reporting            

    Note:  Program Assessment Reports (previously known as 5-Column Reports) and Core Learning Outcomes Assessment Reports are posted on NC State's Student Success Plan.

    Learning Outcomes Resources

    For writing learning outcomes:

    o   University of Central Florida’s guidelines for writing student learning outcomes that are SMART and MATURE

    o   More on Bloom’s Taxonomy including why and how to use it

    o   ThinkWell- LearnWell  ™ diagram with learning goals, outcomes and thinking skills

    For assessing learning outcomes:

    o   The State University of New York rubrics:  SUNY Critical Thinking Rubric  Description: Adobe logo   SUNY Writing Rubric  Description: Adobe Reader LogoSUNY Math Rubric  Description: Adobe logo 

    oooooo   The Association of American Colleges and Universities Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) project

    o   NC State examples of CLO assessments for master and student syllabi

    Other Documents


    Assessment Committee Goals for 2011-12

    Core Learning Outcomes (CLO) assessment:

    ·         Pilot test the Intercultural Knowledge/Competence CLO definition and rubric

    ·         Pilot test the Information Literacy CLO definition and rubric

    ·         Plan for making Intercultural Knowledge/Competence CLO and Information Literacy CLO official in course syllabi and College Catalog

    ·         Pilot test Critical Thinking CLO definition and rubric, tie in with Critical Thinking strategic initiative

    ·         Re-define Computation CLO

    ·         Evaluate and communicate data from CLO pilots

    ·         Capture CLO assessment data from 2011 CCSSE

    Program level learning outcomes assessment:

    ·         Keep current with Program Assessment Reports on the Student Success Plan

    ·         Pilot test the Program Assessment Report (PAR) and Course Assessment Report templates and procedures

    ·         Assist with development of PARs for AA/AS degree

    ·         Evaluate Program Assessment Reports – both the template and quality of the reports

    Long-Term Goals:

    ·         Improve the use of technology in capturing assessment data – particularly for capturing final exam grades for Computation CLO


        2002-2003 Summary of Accomplishments

       2003-2004 Summary of Accomplishments

       2004-2005 Summary of Accomplishments

       2005-2006 Summary of Accomplishments

       2006-2007 Summary of Accomplishments

       2007-2008 Summary of Accomplishments

       2008-2009 Summary of Accomplishments

       2009-2010 Summary of Accomplishments

       2010-2011 Summary of Accomplishments 

       2011-2012 Summary of Accomplishments