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General Education Assessment


Goals of General Education

Status

Report




Planning

Quantitative Reasoning

Math Department developed 20-item, multiple choice tests for each of the GE math courses; tests will be administered at the end of the semester in 2014-15


Report In Development



Impact of Technology

To be determined and assessed in 2014-15


Report In Development



Human Behavior

To be determined and assessed in 2014-15


Report In Development




Assessing

Scientific Reasoning

SR was assessed through lab reports in the GE courses using a rubric specifically developed for SR; data were collected through Blackboard and analyzed at the Annual Assessment Summit in May 2014


Report In Development



Information Literacy

IL was assessed through written assignments in the GE courses using the AAC&U VALUE rubric for scoring the reports; data were collected through Blackboard primarily (with the exception of CS courses) and analyzed at the Annual Assessment Summit in May 2014


Report In Development



Philosophy & Ethics

P&E were assessed through written assignments in the GE courses using a rubric developed by Philosophy faculty to score the reports; data were collected through Blackboard and analyzed at the Annual Assessment Summit in May 2014


Report In Development



Interpreting the Past

IP was assessed through written assignments in the GE courses using a rubric developed by the faculty to score the reports; data were collected through Blackboard and analyzed at the Assessment Summit in May 2014


Report In Development




Reporting & Improving

Oral Communication

Report completed; Recommendations are being discussed in the Department of Communication & Theatre Arts


Report Available



Literature

Office of Assessment is drafting report


Report In Development



Human Creativity

Office of Assessment is drafting report


Report In Development




Implementing

Critical Thinking (SCHEV Competency - not a goal of GE)

Report completed; Faculty Institute on Writing and Critical Thinking


Report Available



Writing (ENGL 110)

Report completed; Recommendations are being discussed in the English Department


Report Available



Writing (ENGL 211/221/231)

Report completed; Recommendations are being discussed in the English Department


Report Available



Writing (W courses)

Report completed; Faculty Institute on Writing and Critical Thinking


Report Available



Language & Culture

Report completed by Department of Foreign Languages drafted and submitted


Report Available