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 NILOA:

Dixie State University

Visitors to Dixie State University’s Office of Academic Assessment webpages can appreciate the details of the university’s assessment mission statement. In the sprit of providing the campus community evidence to promote “skills and resources to assess student learning,” visitors can read about the university’s assessment cycle and process. This information includes access to the university… Read more »

Wayne State University

Wayne State University’s program assessment webpagepresents a detailed overview of how the university assesses student learning within programs. Located on the webpage is a framework that outlines each of the university’s assessment steps,  including identifying programs goals, specifying intended outcomes, improving programs based on results, and measuring whether students meet outcomes. These steps are complimented… Read more »

University of Montana

The University of Montana’s Planning Assessment Continuum website provides a collection of information regarding the university’s assessment practices in conservation with institutional and policy concerns. Visitors to the website can browse four areas of focus, which includes Planning, Implementation, and Analysis. In addition, within each area is content related to conducting assessments such as the… Read more »

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Demonstrating a positive assessment culture, the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Assessment at UNCW website highlights the university’s commitment to evaluating and assessing student learning.  Within the website, visitors can appreciate the university’s learning goals, which includes categories such as critical thinking, thoughtful expression, and diversity. Equally useful is the General Education Assessment section where… Read more »

Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University’s Student Life Studies websiteincludes highlights from its various assessment initiatives, such as its participation in the Student Experience in the Research University Survey, in the Assessment Educational Series for 2014, and the use of campus surveys. In addition, the Student Leader Learning Outcomes Project provides information for staff to utilize with student… Read more »

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Student Learning Outcomes Assessment website presents information regarding institution-level assessment processes taking place at the university. Included within the website areessential outcomes for the University, an Institutional Effectiveness Map (IE MAP), and information about the university’s assessment measures. Further, there is information on assessment awards and grantsincluding the Provost’s award for excellence in student learning outcomes assessment. Visitors… Read more »

The Ohio State University’s Center for the Study of Student Life (CSSL)

The Ohio State University’s Center for the Study of Student Life (CSSL) website presents clear and concise information regarding the university’s ability to positively impact student development and outcomes. Visitors to the website can view a database of CSSL Reports pertaining to “Diversity and Inclusion,” “Involvement and Engagement,” and “Wellness,” among other categories. Also located… Read more »

University of California – Irvine

University of California – Irvine’s Student Affairs Learning Outcomes website shares its on-going co-curricular learning assessment effort. Within the website, visitors can view the participants of the assessment effort, the University’s five student-learning domains used to assess student development, and the general timeline of the assessment effort. For each learning domain, there are additional links… Read more »

Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College’s Student Learning Outcomes Assessment” webpage provides useful information regarding its learning outcomes assessment efforts. In particular, visitors to the webpage can explore various links that highlight the college’s approach to learning outcome assessments. There are links to the college’s definition of learning outcome assessment, how the college outlines its assessment effort, and… Read more »

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Student Learning Assessment webpage provides a host of information regarding its institution wide assessment efforts. In particular, the webpage presents information about its “Learning Goal Reporting Tool”, an initiative that the institution is using to assess undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs. There is also information regarding its “Learning Goals Workshops” for undergraduate,… Read more »