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 Kansas

The University of Kansas’s Student Affairs Assessment webpage clearly communicates its assessment practices through its Strategic Plan, Learning Outcomes for the division and departments, Projects and Reports, and Tools webpages. In addition to their Student Affairs Annual Impact Reports, the Projects and Reports webpage highlights the use of these learning outcomes in designing and completing… Read more »

Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness website provides a host of information about the university’s assessment practices. Viewers can read about institutional learning outcomes and program learning outcomes in addition to assessment reports. There is also content about the university’s educational effectiveness regarding direct and indirect effectiveness indicators. The website has facts and figures to… Read more »

DePaul University

DePaul University’s Teaching, Learning and Assessmentwebsite provides viewers with well-defined information about the institution’s approach to student learning outcomes assessment. Included within the website are links to the creation and mapping of learning outcomes, the overview of the assessment approach at DePaul, assessment awards, and support services for undertaking assessment. Under teaching support, which includes… Read more »

University of Alaska Anchorage

The University of Alaska Anchorage’s Student Affairs Assessment webpage provides viewers with a concise overview of the university’s student affairs assessment efforts. Included within the webpage is an explanationabout the university student affairs assessment efforts on the front page in addition to links regarding End of Year reports, Annual Goal Review and Alignment Process, and… Read more »

Columbus State Community College

Columbus State Community College’s Outcomes Based Assessment website provides viewers with rich and direct information about the college’s assessment effort. Included within the website are institutional learning outcomes and goals, general education learning goals and outcomes, and the college’s assessment process that details the steps of identifying outcomes, creating a plan, data collection, and communicating… Read more »

Boston University

Boston University’s Program Learning Outcomes Assessment webpages serve as an example of how to present student learning outcomes assessment information clearly. In particular, the webpages include a welcoming cover page that explains the purpose and personnel in charge of the university’s assessment efforts. Attached to this cover page are links to specific information regarding the… Read more »

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Guided by the mission to showcase teaching excellence, student learning, and accountability, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Assessment Central websitecontains a wealth of information about the university’s assessment efforts. Included within the website are links to the Program Plans and Reports that contains information about some of the colleges’ assessment plans and reports,… Read more »

Westmont College

Westmont College’s Student Achievement webpage provides viewers with insights and information about the institution’s assessment efforts in a clear and concise manner. The webpage includes information about retention and graduation rates, institutional learning outcomes, general education learning outcomes, and program learning outcomes. The webpage also has a link to an institutional portfolio page that contains… Read more »

California State University Fullerton

California State University Fullerton’s Assessment and Educational Effectiveness website offers detailed information about the university’s student learning assessment effort. Included within the website are links to the university’s commitment to student learning reports, the university’s college and department assessment efforts, and campus—wide assessment efforts. Through these links viewers can download and review PDF documents that… Read more »

James Madison University

James Madison University’s redesigned Center for Assessment & Research Studies website continues to be a central spot for assessment resources related to the university’s assessment effort in addition to national and global information about assessment. Included within the webpage are links to resources and templates about writing and mapping learning outcome objectives, collecting and analyzing… Read more »