At the University of Florida, all degree programs have Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) associated with them that specify what students will know and be able to do as a result of completing their degree. All undergraduate AAPs for 2011-12 are available online. All units on the campus are responsible for assessing the SLOs for their programs. Academic Assessment Plans provide a comprehensive, organized report on how and when the units assess and measure student achievement of the SLOs, and the process for how the data from these assessments are used to modify and improve student learning.
This resource provides a set of common components that all unit Academic Assessment Plans must address in their annual reports. The way that the components are operationalized in the units across campus is varied, but the common components are invariant. These components are:
This resource provides a set of common components that all unit faculty should consider when developing their Academic Assessment Plans. These components are:
- Mission Statement
- Student Learning Outcomes
- Curriculum Maps
- Assessment Cycle
- Methods and Procedures (new for 2012-13: Assessment Matrix)
- Assessment Oversight
Academic Assessment Plans are reviewed using a specific set of criteria for each component for the purpose of providing feedback to the program faculty. This resource provides a description and explanation of each of these components and their evaluation criteria.