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.

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 »

George Mason University

With a wealth of information, the Office of Institutional Assessment at George Mason University is this month’s NILOA’s featured website because of its clear navigation and communication strategies. For easy navigation, the site has two menus to guide users through the different pages as well as links within the text. Each section is titled so… Read more »

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky’s Office of Assessment disseminates data and assessment information to its institution’s internal audience, while staying transparent by posting it online for any online user to view, through its newsletter, Sizzle: What’s Hot in Assessment. Entering its third volume this month, Sizzle provides ideas for assessment, highlights how individuals and departments are using… Read more »

Capella University

Capella University has multiple locations and sources of information across its website for student learning outcomes assessment. Not only is there an entire section of the website devoted to results of learning outcomes, but Capella includes videos and graphs (as well as accessible transcripts of each) to help multiple audiences and users comprehend current student… Read more »

Tunxis Community College

At Tunxis Community College, faculty identified a number of abilities for students to master, so in addition to letter grades students receive an ability score. The details of the “Ability Based Education” are communicated through a creative and informative video. This video is this month’s featured website.  (Note: Video is no longer available but you… Read more »

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University has recently unveiled their institutional accountability profile website. This web page is located directly on the home page and linked throughout the Slippery Rock website making navigation to this information easy for multiple visitors, regardless of where they start.  In addition, the colored tabs provide consumers with a wealth of integrated information… Read more »

Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University clearly communicates student learning outcomes assessment information to students and professors through its Center for Teaching & Learning website, Expected Learning Outcomes. This site features a video that explains why students should be interested in student learning outcomes, tips for both students and faculty about the importance of student learning outcomes, and… Read more »