Featured Website: Washington State University
Washington State University’s Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning (ATL) website offers visitors an insight into how the university approaches its student learning assessment initiatives. The website features links to a host of assessment related content, such as key assessment elements including content about writing student learning outcomes and using assessments. Also, there are links to curriculum maps, direct measures, indirect measures, and assessment plans.
In addition to these key assessment elements, is content about assessment-related workshops and assessment data analysis toolkits, using focus groups for program assessment, designing student surveys, and course evaluations. Equally useful, the website provides assessment resources and announcements on its main page that may be fruitful to visitors. Finally, event such as an assignment design workshop, information on assessment mini-grants, and materials on spotlights related to use of assessment are clearly communicated. Given the content and clarity of Washington State University’s Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning (ATL) website, it is this month’s featured website in the category of Centralized Assessment Repository and Communication.