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.

Truman State University

Truman State University, which has been involved in assessment since 1972, has done an excellent job in building a comprehensive general assessment process. A major undertaking showcasing its assessment results has been its Assessment Almanac, an annual, three-volume online publication.One of Truman State’s most well-developed assessment programs is the Truman Portfolio, also featured on the Assessment home page. Included on… Read more »

Concordia University-Wisconsin

Using NILOA’s Transparency Framework as a means to organize assessment information, Concordia University Wisconsin’s Evaluation & Assessment Office’s website is well on its way to providing meaningful information on student learning. Easily accessible through its University’s main web page, the purpose of its website is “to provide detailed information regarding why and how we gather… Read more »

California State University-Fresno

California State University – Fresno’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) web page provides a wealth of assessment information to multiple audiences across campus.  From its detailed Fact Book data to information about its assessment activities and their results, CSU – Fresno provides practical tools to assess student learning outcomes and the means for faculty, staff… Read more »

Mesa Community College

Mesa Community College’s Office of Research & Planning provides information for both internal and external audiences about its student outcomes assessment activities. Listed on its website are student learning outcomes broken down into three categories central to its mission: general education, developmental education, and career/technical education. Users of the website will not only find full… Read more »

Walden University

Walden University’s Demonstrating Accountability, Transparency, and Assessment (DATA) website provides a centralized resource for multiple data points across the institution and within departments related to student learning. The website posts the stated learning outcomes for each program, information on student satisfaction, performance indicators, and student self-assessments of their learning. In addition, the website presents information,… Read more »

Juniata College

For those interested in learning more about student learning, Juniata College has “Just the Facts” website that addresses “whatever your questions might be.” The “Just the Facts” website provides information on “what we know about our programs, the success, the challenges, the in-progress.” Not afraid to state that the institution still has room to grow,… Read more »

Northern Arizona University

Unique to Northern Arizona University’s Office of Academic Assessment is the creative Seal of Assessment awarded to academic units and programs that demonstrate significant progress in assessment of student learning and to promote promising practices. In addition to the seals, the website provides a plethora of resources including information on assessment events, resources on assessment, an assessment… Read more »

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University’s Assessment website communicates assessment information clearly to multiple audiences by providing specific links for faculty, students, and the general public. Through sharing information on assessment activities, resources, results, and events to multiple audiences in a user friendly format, Oklahoma State University’s Assessment website is truly worthy to be a NILOA Featured Website.

Joliet Junior College

The Student Learning Committee’s website at Joliet Junior College contains an abundance of information on student learning outcomes assessment in an easy to find, centralized location. The plethora of easy to understand information on assessment, as well as the multiple media formats in which the information is presented makes Joliet Junior College NILOA’s featured website.

University of Hawai’i, Manoa

From information on how to plan for assessments to examples from other schools to original research projects to handouts, University of Hawai‘i, Manoa (UHM) Assessment Office website has it all. We highlight two activities, Assessment Shorts and annual assessment reports, from this site and encourage you to check out the rest. For its clear communication… Read more »