Design Inquiry

  • Determine which goal for student learning (campus, program, or course) you will focus on for this cycle.
  • Learn from the past: use results of previous cycle to inform inquiry (aka avoid reinventing the wheel).
  • The purpose of learning outcomes assessment is to improve student learning.
What do you want to know? Design the inquiry
    Articulate the focus

    The questions you ask determine the types, sources, and amount of evidence you'll need to gather and analyze. Remember that the purpose of learning outcomes assessment is to

    Get Curious about Assessment

    Get curious about the assessment cycle Learning outcomes assessment is a cyclically recurring process

    The learning outcomes assessment process should seem familiar to most researchers.