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.


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 »

Kansas State University

Kansas State University’s Office of Assessment website features interactive infographics outlining Kansas State’s senior survey and NSSE data. The infographics allow site visitors to sort and view survey data, and the site provides detailed information on the survey results presented in the infographics. The site also provides information on Kansas State’s annual conference, Institute for… Read more »

SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo has created an Academic Assessment Wiki which details assessment activities across the Geneseo campus. Each academic program maintains a page on the Wiki outlining the program’s learning outcomes, recent assessment-related actions, and a statement on how the program is working to close the assessment loop. The Wiki also provides a detailed plan for general education assessment at Geneseo, as well… Read more »

Degree Qualifications Profile in Oregon

The DQP in Oregon website outlines the efforts of the seven-campus Oregon University System and Oregon’s seventeen independent community colleges to develop a Degree Qualifications Profile that is specific to Oregon. The site features ongoing projects, including interactive spidergraphs for each of the twenty-four institutions represented in the DQP in Oregon, which allow visitors to… Read more »

Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)

This website presents survey results from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) in an easily accessible, interactive format. The website’s SnaapShot provides a breakdown of survey data, including type of arts major, location of employment, type of degree attained, current occupation of arts graduates, and debt and earnings information. Each interactive section of the… Read more »

Salt Lake Community College

This website features Examples of Excellence, a collection of videos in which SLCC professors, instructors, and staff discuss how they have used SLCC’s assessment practices to guide and verify student success, utilize SLCC’s college-wide outcomes rubric, study student success rates, and more. In conjuction with its academic assessment data, SLCC provides data for each of… Read more »

El Camino College

El Camino College developed a provocative, witty parody about the importance of student learning outcomes and associated faculty hesitations. This video features two faculty members at the water cooler talking about assessing student learning. The video highlights the work faculty members do routinely in their daily practice to document what students know and can do. To… Read more »

James Madison University

James Madison University’s Center for Assessment and Research Studies (CARS) is a one stop shop for its assessment resources. The Center provides a variety of services including quality assessment service to the university, applied graduate training in both assessment and measurement, increased use of innovative technology in assessment practice, and quality scholarship in assessment and measurement. For its various engaging… Read more »

Marquette University

Marquette University’s Assessment Office provides a wealth of assessment information accessible to both internal and external audiences. Its University-Wide Student Learning Assessment Policy outlines assessment principles, responsibilities, and supporting offices. Learning outcomes, assessment plans, assessment highlights, and assessment reports for every major covering 2008, 2009 and 2010-11 are available for each academic and co-curricular unit. Not only does… Read more »