Sustained and meaningful inquiry about student learning requires preparation.
Answer the following questions prior to beginning program learning outcomes assessment.
- What do you expect? Define expectations for student learning (e.g., PLOs).
- Where does student learning happen? Identify when and how the program presents opportunities that lead students toward the development of mastery (e.g., create a curriculum matrix).
- When will you assess? Create a timeline to support sustained inquiry about program effectiveness at supporting student learning.