Program Assessment Toolkit
Program assessment is the collection, review, and use of information about student learning undertaken for the purposes of improving academic programs. It is the summative assessment of student learning at the end of a four-year degree program. Assessing at the program level let's faculty know if students are mastering the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of the program to be successful after graduation. Conducting program assessment is a five-step iterative cycle:
The following resources provide guidance for planning your assessment work. They include an overview of the topic, guidelines, and a process for creating or revising materials related to the topic. There are also examples and additional resources for the topic.
Collect and Analyze Data
Close the Loop
Program Assessment SupportWorkshop Series
The Program Assessment Workshop Series consists of five hands-on workshops that will help departments/programs jumpstart program assessment.
Department chairs/directors can sign up for personalized consultations to meet the specific needs of their program.