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.


Finger Lakes Community College

Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) Assessment Office website provides valuable content and resources regarding the role that assessment plays at the Institution. The website describes the way assessment works and explores its usefulness to the academic process. In an effort to showcase its educational value, the website shows an array of values that the institution… Read more »

American Public University System

American Public University System’s Learning Outcomes Assessment website offers various assessment resources for students, faculty, and staff. The website offers Learning Outcomes Assessment (LOA) Student Process guidelines on the necessary steps to attain required outcomes, meet graduation requirements, and practice sample assessment questions. In addition, website visitors can access a comprehensive and clearly defined glossary of outcomes assessment terms, and various faculty resources. For… Read more »

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… Read more »

Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State University’s Office of Assessment and Planning web page provides viewers with a clear and holistic understanding of the institution’s student learning assessment efforts. Located on the web page is a link to information about the university’s assessment process, which explains how assessment is undertaken and who is involved. Also, the web page… Read more »

University of San Diego

The University of San Diego’s Student Outcomes website presents a detailed account of the university’s student learning assessment efforts. The website includes links to information about Student Learning, Retention and Graduation Rates, and Career Outcomes. In particular, the Student Learning section offers access to content about Institutional, Undergraduate, Graduate, and co-curricular learning outcomes, plus information about student… Read more »

Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University’s Institutional Assessment webpage provides an in-depth, holistic look at the university’s assessment efforts. The webpage covers three central areas of the institution’s assessment practices: institutional, co-curricular, and academic. The institutional assessment section includes links to assessment guidelines, rubrics, and templates for academic programs, reports of its participation with the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP), in addition to information about its use of LiveText software for… Read more »

Lane Community College

Lane Community College’s assessment website offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the practice of assessment and how the college implements its own assessment plans. In addition to an introductory educational video about assessment, there are links to the college’s Core Learning Outcomes (CLOs), Course Learning Outcomes, and Institutional Context – content that articulates the… Read more »

University of Kansas

The University of Kansas’s Student Affairs Assessment webpage clearly communicates its assessment practices through its Strategic Plan, Learning Outcomes for the division and departments, Projects and Reports, and Tools webpages. In addition to their Student Affairs Annual Impact Reports, the Projects and Reports webpage highlights the use of these learning outcomes in designing and completing… Read more »

Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness website provides a host of information about the university’s assessment practices. Viewers can read about institutional learning outcomes and program learning outcomes in addition to assessment reports. There is also content about the university’s educational effectiveness regarding direct and indirect effectiveness indicators. The website has facts and figures to… Read more »

DePaul University

DePaul University’s Teaching, Learning and Assessmentwebsite provides viewers with well-defined information about the institution’s approach to student learning outcomes assessment. Included within the website are links to the creation and mapping of learning outcomes, the overview of the assessment approach at DePaul, assessment awards, and support services for undertaking assessment. Under teaching support, which includes… Read more »