As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more

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Program Assessment

ONLINE ASSESSMENT RESOURCES

GENERAL ASSESSMENT RESOURCES:

Though developed for general education assessment, they can be modified to address departmental assessment needs. Rubrics have been developed to assess:

  • inquiry/analysis
  • critical thinking
  • creative thinking
  • written communication
  • oral communication
  • reading
  • quantitative literacy
  • information literacy
  • teamwork
  • problem solving
  • civic knowledge and engagement—local and global
  • intercultural knowledge and competence
  • ethical reasoning
  • foundations and skills for lifelong learning
  • global learning
  • integrative and applied learning

ASSESSMENT RESOURCES BY DEPARTMENT

Art

Athletic Training

Biology

Business Management & Economics

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Science & Computer Information Systems

Criminal Justice

Education
 

English

Environmental Science

  • See General Assessment Resources

Ethnic and Gender Studies

  • See General Assessment Resources

General Science

Geography and Regional Planning

History

Liberal Studies

  • See General Assessment Resources

Mathematics

Music

Nursing

Political Science     

  • See General Assessment Resources

Psychology

Social Work

Sociology 

Spanish

  • See General Assessment Resources

Theatre Arts

World Languages & Literature

Honors Program

GENERAL EDUCATION