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.


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 »

Texas Tech University

The Office of Planning and Assessment (OPA) website at Texas Tech University (TTU) explains the importance and value of learning outcomes and assessment methods in an innovative manner to a key audience of Students & Parents. The section features an infographic, links to reports, and clear language on learning outcomes and assessment methods for a student and… Read more »

Community College of Philadelphia

The Institutional Assessment website at the Community College of Philadelphia provides a centralized point of access to information on institutional assessment procedures and results. The Planning and Assessment Linkages chart demonstrates the interrelationship among the college’s mission, institutional planning documents and institutional assessment efforts. The site provides access to the Office’s comprehensive Assessment Plan, which explains institutional effectiveness at… Read more »

California State University Northridge

The Academic Assessment and Program Review website at California State University Northridge (CSUN) showcases the institution’s assessment efforts and accountability. The site serves as a resource, providing transparency into the university’s assessment of student learning, as well as into programmatic planning. It opens with a mission statement, defining the role assessment plays at CSUN, its goals and… Read more »

University of Calgary

The Principles and Practices of Student Assessment website at the University of Calgary’s Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning presents a step-by-step, structured, and informative guide explaining assessment. Featured content includes introductory information for those who are new to assessment, as well as, detailed information and instructions for educators interested in continuing to improve their teaching.… Read more »

Pennsylvania State University

The Office of Planning and Assessment at Pennsylvania State University provides structure, oversight, and support for learning outcomes assessment at all 24 campuses. The Office of Planning and Assessment outlines an eight-step learning outcomes assessment process. All degrees offered (undergraduate, graduate) certificates, and shared degrees are analyzed annually. The website provides resources, including recommendations from a special joint committee on general education assessment, as… Read more »

Bucknell University

Bucknell University’s Assessment website serves as a central location for assessment-related information, tools, templates and resources for both external visitors and those within the university community. Included among the resources and information on outcomes (i.e., graduation and retention rates, graduate career paths, and academic engagement) along with infographics and interactive dashboards on evidence of student learning based on various Bucknell educational… Read more »