01 April 2009

A Starter Kit for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Chapman University (Orange County, California) publishes its Starter Kit for outcomes assessment in an Excel file, a compact set of 4 sheets outlining the expectations for assessment efforts as well as providing the templates for planning and reporting.

The "How to" sheet presents steps (below) with examples from other universities and definitions to guide the work.

Step One: Say What You Do
Step Two: Do What You Say
Step Three: Prove It
Step Four: Improve It
Step Five: Document It


1 - Chapman's Learning Outcomes Assessment web page

2 - "Starter Kit" Excel file

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