Academic Senate

Get Curious

Get curious about program learning outcomes assessment

As members of a diverse, vibrant, and inclusive community of learning and scholarship, we are curious people by nature. The central goal of outcomes assessment is to generate actionable information about student learning which faculty can use to inform programmatic and curricular decision-making. 

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

More than twenty years ago, leading scholar-practitioners authored a set of Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning to provide universities and colleges a starting point for conversations about assessment as a primary tool for improving student learning. Universities and colleges across the nation and around the world continue to return to these principles as conversation-catalysts and heuristics for planning.

Campus Goals for Undergraduate Learning

Campus Educational Goals for Undergraduate Learning

These goals were adopted by the Academic Senate in April 2002 to: articulate what we aspire for student learning; help to establish campus priorities and guide decision making related to student development; and guide academic programs in the review of how their classes and course requirements interact with the goals to demonstrate educational effectiveness.