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Fall Assessment Workshops

*All workshop will be held in the Sky View room on the 6th floor of MacAlister Hall

November 4, 2014

3:00–4:00 p.m.
Review of the Program Mission
Presented by Deb Frank

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At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role that mission plays in designing an assessment program
  • Identify the mission statements for their program, their College and for Drexel University
  • Describe the degree to which their unit mission is
    • A shared vision among the program faculty
    • Aligned with the College and Drexel University missions
    • Meaningful and appropriate at the present time
  • Craft a meaningful and appropriate program mission statement that is aligned to College and University missions

November 11, 2014

10:00–11:00 a.m.
Developing or Refining Program Level Outcomes
Presented by Don McEachron

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At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Develop student learning outcomes which characterize and define expected student learning and performance aligned to program goals and mission
  • Develop measurable sub-components of student learning outcomes which can be used to determine the level of student achievement on those outcomes
  • Evaluate student learning outcomes for applicability and validity

11:00–12:00 p.m.
Mapping the Curriculum to the Program Level Outcomes and DSLP’s
Presented by Ray Lum

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At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify elements for a Curriculum Mapping Package
  • Analyze Relationships between DSLP’s, Program Outcomes, Course Outcomes and Activities related to Learning Assessment
  • Develop Curriculum Map of Program Outcomes to Courses
  • Identify the value of integrating Curriculum Mapping with Learning Assessment Outcomes 

November 20, 2014

10:00–11:00 a.m.
Developing or Refining Course Level Outcomes
Presented by Don McEachron

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At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Develop course level student learning outcomes which align with the goals and objectives of the course
  • Evaluate course level learning outcomes for measurability, applicability and validity
  • Align course level outcomes with program level outcomes
  • Apply a set-by-step process for continuous enhancement and alignment of course outcomes with overall program outcomes and goals

3:00–4:00 p.m.
Iterative and Collaborative Curriculum Design and Course Alignment
Presented by Don McEachron

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At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of alignment and evidence-based design to curriculum development
  • Utilize multiple mapping approaches to determine the exact nature of an existing curriculum in terms of learning outcomes and program goals
  • Create developmentally appropriate curriculum designs
  • Develop and implement methods for identifying and involving multiple stakeholders in curriculum design