1 Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Norma Ambriz * February 14, 2008 Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Norma Ambriz * February 14, 2008 A.

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<ul><li><p>*Student Learning Outcomes and AssessmentNorma Ambriz * February 14, 2008Assessing Student Learning</p></li><li><p>*Assessment Loop</p></li><li><p>*Student Learning Cycle</p><p>Next Steps for assessment.Review SLOA Cycle, Colleges mission and Institutional effectiveness.http://online.bakersfieldcollege.edu/courseassessment/Section_1_Introduction/Introduction1.htm</p></li><li><p>* Assessment LoopDesign and Measure Student Learning as a result of the Course or ProgramMost faculty [staff] have experience with curriculum, program development and program review; outcomes assessment simply builds on these review processes, while incorporating the shift from what we will do as teachers - to what the students can do as a result of the course. </p></li><li><p>*AssessmentThe challenge is to articulate the desired outcomes and document how well the outcomes were achieved.The primary purpose is improving teaching and learning. </p></li><li><p>*Evidence of assessmentCharacteristics of Evidence Evidence includes: *Achievements *Student Learning OutcomesEvidence involves:*Dialogue *Reflection *It can be Qualitative &amp; Quantitative but documented </p></li><li><p>*Next steps of AssessmentAssessment CycleReview the written SLOIs the SLO measurable?Identify the tool &amp; method of evaluationMultiple choice exam, essay, case study, performance, problem solving, etc.How will you assess? RUBICS or something similarAdminister evaluation </p></li><li><p>*Collection of dataTabulation of data for the SLOAnalysis of individual dataAnalysis of collective data for course with peersDiscussion of any refinements based on the data</p></li><li><p>Closing the LoopReview or modify course SLO, course objectives, assessment method(s)CLOSE the Loop!</p></li><li><p>Program Assessment Similar as for the course SLOIdentify Program SLOIdentify evaluation methodCollect, discuss and analyze dataDetermine if refinement is needed based on the dataModify and review program or serviceYOU CLOSED THE LOOP! </p></li><li><p>*Resources1.Assessment Loop- Janet Fulks- Assessing Student Learning in Community Colleges (2004), Bakersfield College</p><p>**</p></li></ul>


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