Data Interpretation

Make Sense of Evidence of Student Learning

We have collected student work. Now what? Make sense of the evidence of student learning

"Collecting data is one thing, but making sense of them is something else. We want to use analytic techniques that are simple, direct, and effective" (Allen, 2004, p. 131).

What can we learn from these results?  TOOLS ​​​​& TIPS

The results of assessment activities are most meaningful when they provide insight into student learning in comparison to something else, i.e., analysis of aggregated students’ performance in relation to program learning outcomes.