Assessment Resources

Assessment Quickies Video Tutorials

Courtesy of California State University-Long Beach

#1: What are student learning outcomes (SLOs)? (4:24)
#2: Writing student learning outcomes (4:49)
#3: Levels of student learning (5:15)
#4: Mapping student learning outcomes to the curriculum (4:14)
#5: Choosing assessment measures (3:16)
#6: Matching assessment to teaching and learning (5:15)
#7: Collecting assessment evidence (4:49)
#8: Analyzing evidence of student learning (4:24)
#9: Using evidence of student learning for program improvement (3:10)
#10: Why assess student learning? (3:01)

Middle States Resources on Assessment of Learning Outcomes:

Assessment Planning Resources: 

Assessment Plan Examples: 

Academic Area Institution 
Physical Sciences 
Geology San Diego State University 
Carlton College  
Chemistry    Iowa State University  
University of Alabama
Life Sciences 
Biology  Indiana University 
Anthropology University of Wisconsin
Social Sciences  
History University of Illinois  
Political Science University of Wisconsin 
Fine Arts and Humanities 
Religious Studies University of Colorado/Denver 
Art History University of Nebraska Kearney
Asian Studies SUNY New Paltz

Assessment Plan Template:  

Use the Departmental Assessment Plan Template to help your program stay organized and on-track during the assessment process.  This will allow you to document and clearly define objectives, tasks, results, etc.   

Assessment Plan Checklist:

Use this Assessment Plan Checklist as a quick and easy way to ensure you are considering some of the important details in designing a quality assessment plan.

Assessment Activities at Peer Institutions:

Assessment at AAU Universities:

Links to Other Institutions:

Discipline Specific Examples of Course-Level Student Learning Outcomes:

 

Department

Source

Format

Accounting
 
 

San Diego State
Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College

URL
URL
URL

Agriculture

Cal Poly Pomona - Ag Business

URL

Art
 

Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College

URL
URL

Biology
 
 
 
 
 
 

Laney College
Bellevue College - Biology
Bellevue College - Botany
Bellevue College - Environmental Science
Grays Harbor College - Cell Biology
Grays Harbor College - Microbiology
MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Chemistry
 
 
 
 

Truman College
Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College - Chemistry 121
Grays Harbor College - Chemistry 162
MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Communication Studies
 
 

Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College
MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative

URL
URL
URL

Computer Science
 
 

Brandeis
Bellevue College - Computer Science
Bellevue College - Programming

URL
URL
URL

Criminal Justice
 
 

Ventura College
Bellevue College - Criminal Justice
Bellevue College - Sociology

URL
URL
URL

Economics & Finance
 
 
 

Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College
Georgia State
San Diego State

URL
URL
URL
URL

Elementary, Early & Special Education
 

Bellevue College - Early Education
Bellevue College - Education

URL
URL

English
 
 
 
 
 
 

MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative
Berkeley City College
Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College - Developmental
Grays Harbor College - Composition
Grays Harbor College - Research Writing
Grays Harbor College - Literature

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Global Cultures & Languages
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - 1st Semester
MDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - 2nd Semester
San Mateo Community College - Spanish
Bellevue College - Chinese
Bellevue College - French
Bellevue College - German
Bellevue College - Japanese
Bellevue College - Spanish
Bellevue College - Anthropology
Ventura College - French
Grays Harbor College - Spanish

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Health, Human Performance and Recreation
 
 

Bellevue College - Health
Bellevue College - Recreation
Bellevue College - Physical Education

URL
URL
URL

History
 
 
 

San Jose State - Historic Preservation
L.A. Harbor College
Saddleback College
Bellevue College

URL
URL
URL
URL

Human Environmental Studies
 

Bellevue College - Nutrition
Bellevue College - Interior Design

URL
URL

Industrial & Engineering Technology
 

Bellevue College - Engineering
Grays Harbor College

URL
URL

Management & Marketing
 
 

San Diego State - Marketing
Bellevue College - Management
Bellevue College - Marketing

URL
URL
URL

Mass Media

Bellevue College - Digital Media

URL

Math
 
 
 
 
 
 
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MDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Algebra
MDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Trigonometry
Ventura College
Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College - Calculus
Grays Harbor College - Math 111
Grays Harbor College - Math 141
Grays Harbor College - Developmental

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Middle & Secondary Education

Bellevue College

URL

Music
 
 

Clark College
Bellevue College
Grays Harbor College

URL
URL
URL

Nursing

Bellevue College

URL

Physics & Engineering Physics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Astronomy
MDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Geology
MDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Physics
Bellevue College - Astronomy
Bellevue College - Engineering
Bellevue College - Geology
Bellevue College - Physics
Grays Harbor College
UNC Wilmington
Wentworth IT

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Political Science, Philosophy, and Religion
 
 
 
 
 

MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Philosophy
MDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative - Political Science
Bellevue College - Philosophy
BelBellevue College - Political Science
Grays Harbor College - Political Science
College of San Mateo - Philosophy
L.A. Harbor College - Political Science

URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL
URL

Psychology
 
 

MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative
Bellevue College
Mt. San Antonio College

URL
URL
URL

Theater & Dance
 
 
 

MDHMDHE - Curriculum Alignment Initiative
Santa Monica College
Bellevue College - Dance
Bellevue College - Drama

URL
URL
URL
URL

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