The Catholic University of America

School/Department Learning Outcomes

As a result of two closely-related initiatives – major assessment findings reports and annual key assessment findings documents – departments/Schools document on a set schedule (every five years and annually) that they have reviewed specific quantitative and qualitative data and, then, reflected and commented on the assessment findings and implications for their programs.

Key Assessment Findings 10/11

2010-2011 Annual Key Assessment Findings Reports:  faculty review and analysis of annual student outcomes for the capstone requirements associated with each degree and program at the university.  Includes a description of any improvements to the curriculum or student supports that will be introduced subsequent to the findings as well as an analysis of the effects of recent curricular improvements in light of these data. 

 

Program Goal Statements

Formal statement of goals for student learning for each degree and certificate program at the university.  Identifies multiple measures of student learning assessment appropriate to program goals, and summarizes the steps faculty follow to implement and analyze these assessments.

Key Assessment Findings 09/10

2009-2010 Annual Key Assessment Findings Reports:  faculty review and analysis of annual student outcomes for the capstone requirements associated with each degree and program at the university.  Includes a description of any improvements to the curriculum or student supports that will be introduced subsequent to the findings as well as an analysis of the effects of recent curricular improvements in light of these data. 

 

Major Assessment Findings

Five year review of the full range of direct and indirect student learning outcomes assessment data available to university faculty. 

Key Assessment Findings 08/09

2008-2009 Annual Key Assessment Findings Reports:  faculty review and analysis of annual student outcomes for the capstone requirements associated with each degree and program at the university.  Includes a description of any improvements to the curriculum or student supports that will be introduced subsequent to the findings as well as an analysis of the effects of recent curricular improvements in light of these data.