Assessment Plan Development

This guide outlines the steps for instructors to complete their own course-level assessment program.

Course-level assessments, and assessment in general, are not single-step processes. In order to use assessment most effectively, one must follow the process involving specifying the goals and outcomes to be assessed, aligning evidence with the specific learning outcomes that they measure to establish whether those outcomes have been met, collecting data, interpreting the results, and then closing the loop to figure out the next steps.