Archives: Featured Websites Archive

NILOA features websites which provide examples of promising practices of innovative and transparent online communication of student learning outcomes assessment at the institution, program or unit level on institutional websites. Selection as a Featured Website includes an examination of the website in relation to one or more of the following criteria: Communication, Creativity, Centralized Assessment Repository. If you would like to submit a website for consideration, please email Erick Montenegro, NILOA Communications Coordinator & Research Analyst, at niloa@education.illinois.edu.

James Madison University

James Madison University’s (JMU) Student Affairs Assessment Support Services (SASS) web page is this month’s NILOA Featured Website! While SASS offers various services for members of the JMU community such as consulting and the Learning Improvement Initiative with the Division of Student Affairs, there are also a myriad of resources for external visitors. For example, SASS features numerous resources for each step of the assessment… Read more »

Las Positas College

Las Positas College’s Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) webpage is the September 2019 NILOA Featured Website! The website provides a rich range of materials on student learning outcomes (SLOs) and assessment. For instance, website visitors can find tips on how to write institutional, program, and course outcomes. As both a good practice of transparency and to serve as an example for others,… Read more »

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 »