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Assessment & Evaluation of Student Learning

Assessment & Evaluation of Student Learning contains five criteria in which a course can be deemed exemplary. These five criteria are shown below in the three rankings of baseline, effective, and exemplary.

Baseline Effective Exemplary
  1. Course has limited activities to assess student readiness for course content and mode of delivery.
     

  2. Learning objectives, instructional and assessment activities are not closely aligned.
     

  3. Assessment strategies are used to measure content knowledge, attitudes and skills.
     

  4. Opportunities for students to receive feedback about their own performance are infrequent and sporadic.
     

  5. Students' self-assessments and/or peer feedback opportunities are limited or do not exist.

  1. Course has some activities to assess student readiness for course content and mode of delivery.
     

  2. Learning objectives, instructional and assessment activities are somewhat aligned.
     

  3. Ongoing strategies are used to measure content knowledge, attitudes and skills.
     

  4. Opportunities for students to receive feedback about their own performance are provided.
     

  5. Students' self-assessments and/or peer feedback opportunities exist.

  1. Course has multiple timely and appropriate activities to assess student readiness for course content and mode of delivery.
     

  2. Learning objectives, instructional and assessment activities are closely aligned.
     

  3. Ongoing multiple assessment strategies are used to measure content knowledge, attitudes and skills.
     

  4. Regular feedback about student performance is provided in a timely manner throughout the course.
     

  5. Students' self-assessments and peer feedback opportunities exist throughout the course.