Criteria: Communication

The website clearly presents information on student learning outcomes assessment and/or results to multiple or specific internal and/or external audiences using layperson’s language and contextualized examples. Information is found on multiple pages across the website, updated regularly and easy to access and navigate via links or search engines. In addition, the site provides explanation or examples of the use of student learning outcomes assessment.


Purdue University

Purdue University’s Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Effectiveness (OIRAE) is NILOA’s second Featured Website of 2019. The OIRAE office, which provides reporting and analysis that allows the university to support its students while effectively using its resources, has myriad of assessment information available to both internal and external audiences. The OIRAE web page also provides access… Read more »

Lewis University

Lewis University’s Office of Assessment website is this month’s NILOA Featured Website. The university’s history of assessment is presented via a helpful infographic dating back to 1979. The institution’s assessment plan, cycle, and timeline are available to peruse, providing framing and background on the role of assessing student learning within Lewis University. To promote meaningful accountability, there is an Institutional Assessment Continuous… Read more »

San Diego Mesa College

San Diego Mesa College’s Outcomes and Assessment webpage is NILOA’s first Featured Website of 2019! The Outcomes and Assessment webpage is hosted within Mesa College’s Institutional Effectiveness website which has useful information on accreditation, the institution’s educational master plan, institutional research, resources for program review, and reports on student learning. As it is described in the website, “Outcomes Assessment is the… Read more »

University of California Riverside

The University of California Riverside’s Office of Evaluation and Assessment web page is NILOA’s Featured Website for December 2018. The website offers straight forward and useful information on assessment beginning with its mission: “to facilitate a culture of data-driven decision making and continuous educational improvement.” The institution’s assessment handbookallows visitors to interactively find information on the various aspects… Read more »

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University’s Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness web page features useful resources and examples for visitors to peruse. The web page promotes the latest news from institutional effectiveness occurring on campus so that the campus community can be aware of new developments. Website visitors can get a snapshot of MSU’s assessment processincluding participants, procedures, and schedule. The eight institutional… Read more »

University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma’s (UCO) Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching & Learning(CETTL) webpage is the NILOA Featured Website for July 2018. CETTL supports faculty in improving teaching and learning through resources and services that promote transformative learning experiences at UCO. One such resource is the Educator’s Leadership Academy (ELA) where various academies and workshops are held… Read more »

Skyline College

Skyline College’s Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Cycle (SLOAC) website features multiple resources that help guide faculty and administrators through the process of assessing student learning. Skyline’s current SLOAC Framework is supported by a downloadable guide that offers direction for each step of the assessment process. A supplemental Implementation Model and information on the college’s timeline of their assessment implementation process can also be found… Read more »

University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA) Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting (IER) web page is this month’s NILOA Featured Website! For current UTA faculty and staff, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting offers professional development opportunities on assessment management systems and more meaningful assessment practices. Visitors to the site can find a multitude of… Read more »

Hutchison Community College

Hutchinson Community College’s (HCC) Educational Quality Assessment (EQA) web page is NILOA’s July 2018 Featured Website! HCC is committed to using a wide-range of assessment activities and assessment data to inform continuous improvement. The goal is to provide every HCC student the necessary environment to succeed. The EQA website offers a clear overview on how the college… Read more »

Hawai’i Pacific University

Hawai’i Pacific University’s (HPU) Student Success website is this month’s NILOA Featured Website! Located under the institution’s mission in the “About Us” web page, HPU presents various resources and information focused around student success in a high-traffic and easily accessible location. Website visitors can peruse HPU’s institutional learning outcome statements which are available for the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree-levels.  Learning outcome statements are also provided… Read more »