Cross-disciplinary outcomes (CDO’s) are defined as “learning outcomes comprised of transferable 技能, 的态度, and abilities to be mastered by all learners completing a degree or certificate at 亚博体育.” Cross-disciplinary outcomes go beyond a specific program, 主要, 或者纪律线, are integrated throughout the learning experience, 并且经常被设定为学习目标. 现在的CDO 口头交流, 书面交流, 资讯素养;及 批判性和创造性思维 are vital learning outcomes that prepare students for life outside 亚博体育 社区 College. Academic and business leaders look for students who show evidence of these outcomes to solve important problems they will encounter in college and the workplace.
Student learning outcomes statements clearly state the expected knowledge, 技能, 的态度, 能力, and habits of mind that students are expected to acquire at an institution of higher education.
Cross Disciplinary Outcomes 评估 Plan
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Each Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program and each academic discipline has identified learning outcomes that will be addressed in the scope of the coursework for the CTE programs and in courses in various academic/transfer disciplines. The Student Learning 评估 System includes processes for assessing the PLSO and CDO and shows how 亚博体育 continues to demonstrate its commitment to meaningful and sustainable assessment of student learning.
改善学生的学习, the Student Learning Outcomes 评估 Committee (SLOA) and its faculty sub teams work regularly to ensure proper execution of the assessment processes including working with all faculty in collecting and analyzing PSLO and CDO.
Cross Disciplinary Outcomes 评估 Process
In 2023 亚博体育 社区 College was selected to participate in the 评估学院 sponsored by the Higher Learning Commission. In this four-year program 亚博体育 will focus efforts on assessment projects that will strengthen faculty and staff understanding of assessment, clarify procedures for collection and analysis of artifacts, and ultimately to improve student learning. A team participated in the 评估学院 Roundtable in June 2023 to identify current strengths and challenges with skilled practitioners and to create an action plan for improvements.
Current 评估学院 Team members include the following:
安迪Hynds, 行政院长, 学术服务, 和院长, 数学, 科学, 及营业部
Meredith Johnson-Palmer, 行政院长, Student Success
Dr. Tasha Jones, Interim Dean, Health Professions Division
Jacque Manicki, Director, 学业成功中心
Erin Spanberger, Institutional Research
Dr. Matthew Wiediger, Instructor, 心理学
Teena Zindel-McWilliams, Director, Institutional and Academic Planning
The Team will work with the Student Learning Outcomes 评估 (SLOA) Committee to propel assessment into an even more prominent place in the student learning picture at 亚博体育.
The framework and definitions were provided courtesy of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes 评估.
Citation: National Institute for Learning Outcomes 评估 (2011). 透明框架. 厄巴纳, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes 评估 (NILOA).