Criteria: Creativity

The website communicates information on student learning outcomes assessment and/or results in new and innovative ways including integration of multiple measures and use of alternative media such as videos, interactive graphs, or data displays.


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 »

Marymount California University

Marymount California University’s (MCU) Student Achievement website is this month’s NILOA Featured Website. At MCU, the institutional learning outcomes in communication, analysis, decision-making, appreciation of multiple perspectives, and ability to learn from experience inform how students learn and progress through the curriculum. To highlight student achievement, MCU offers assessment data on multiple programs. Included are sample capstone projects conducted… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College’s Student Learning Outcomes Assessment” webpage provides useful information regarding its learning outcomes assessment efforts. In particular, visitors to the webpage can explore various links that highlight the college’s approach to learning outcome assessments. There are links to the college’s definition of learning outcome assessment, how the college outlines its assessment effort, and… Read more »

SUNY University at Albany

SUNY University at Albany’s Student Success Assessment website offers a collection of infographics designed to highlight assessment of various student affairs offices and programs. The infographics present data from a number of campus resources, including Career Services, Campus Safety, Parents Council, Student Involvement and Leadership, and Conflict Resolution and Civic Responsibility. Also included are infographics… Read more »

North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University’s student affairs assessment website features videos, reports, and infographics designed to communicate NDSU’s student affairs assessment data to a variety of audiences. On the assessment resources  page, site visitors can view a short video introducing student affairs assessment activities at NDSU, as well as links to video tutorials on using Excelto… Read more »