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: niloa@education.illinois.edu.

LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College’s Outcomes Assessment website provides direction for faculty and assessment professionals on how to use ePortfolios to carry out assessment plans. The site includes an About page, which includes a history of assessment activities at LaGuardia; definitions of and rubrics for LaGuardia’s Core Competencies; and a diagram of LaGuardia’s Core Competency Assessment Cycle.… Read more »

Miami University

Miami University’s CELTUA websiteprovides a wealth of information on assessment activities at Miami University. The site includes assessment success stories, in which Miami faculty briefly address their experiences developing and assessing student learning outcomes within their respective departments. The Student Success Plan page features links to Miami’s general education learning outcomes and descriptions of the projects intended to address these outcomes, as well as… Read more »

Kansas State University

Kansas State University’s Office of Assessment website features interactive infographics outlining Kansas State’s senior survey and NSSE data. The infographics allow site visitors to sort and view survey data, and the site provides detailed information on the survey results presented in the infographics. The site also provides information on Kansas State’s annual conference, Institute for… Read more »

D’Youville College School of Pharmacy

D’Youville College’s School of Pharmacy has created a comprehensive website detailing the assessment process for D’Youville’s PharmD program. The site provides a road map for assessment of the PharmD program by offering an overview of educational and programmatic assessment that includes an adaptation of NILOA’s Transparency Framework. The site also presents D’Youville’s annual assessment plans; the program’s intended outcomes; and an assessment timeline describing… Read more »

SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo has created an Academic Assessment Wiki which details assessment activities across the Geneseo campus. Each academic program maintains a page on the Wiki outlining the program’s learning outcomes, recent assessment-related actions, and a statement on how the program is working to close the assessment loop. The Wiki also provides a detailed plan for general education assessment at Geneseo, as well… Read more »

Queensboro Community College

Queensborough Community College’s Institutional Assessment and Assessment of Student Learningwebsite provides a comprehensive overview of assessment activities at QCC. In addition to providing general assessment resources to all site visitors, QCC’s website features focused guides for faculty andadministrators intended to assist with creating a comprehensive, integrated, and sustained assessment process. Website visitors can view annual strategic plans, institution-wide performance reports, and program-specific reports,… Read more »

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University’s assessment website presents extensive information on EIU’s assessment efforts, guided by EIU’s Committee for the Assessment of Student Learning (CASL). The website provides assessment reports related to CASL’s four learning goals for EIU’s general education program: to demonstrate ability to write effectively, speak effectively, think critically, and function as responsible global citizens. The website also features a detailed Plan for… Read more »

Howard University

Howard University’s Office of Institutional Assessment & Evaluation (OIAE) website presents an overview of Howard’s evidence-based approach to assessment. Howard’s quarterly newsletters provide ongoing data related to student achievement and student satisfaction at Howard, including student and faculty survey results, student interviews, and updates on various student programs. Howard’s detailed conceptual framework and strategic plan for assessment not only presents Howard’s general approach… Read more »

Valencia College

Valencia College’s Institutional Assessment website offers full, unrestricted access to all of its assessment documents and activities, including general education and program-level learning outcomes and examples of data, rubrics, and plans used in assessment at Valencia. The site  allows visitors to view in-progress workbooks for AA and AS programs, which detail how each program’s course… Read more »

Degree Qualifications Profile in Oregon

The DQP in Oregon website outlines the efforts of the seven-campus Oregon University System and Oregon’s seventeen independent community colleges to develop a Degree Qualifications Profile that is specific to Oregon. The site features ongoing projects, including interactive spidergraphs for each of the twenty-four institutions represented in the DQP in Oregon, which allow visitors to… Read more »