Indiana University of Pennsylvania has identified the assessment of student learning outcomes as an essential component of its commitment to student success. All academic and support programs assess student learning and implement action plans for program
Assessment is an ongoing and systematic process of identifying objectives and means to measure them. Furthermore, assessment also includes gathering measurements and data and using the information to implement improvements.
The four main goals of assessment are:
Thursday, October 20, 2016
PNC Room, KCAC
You are invited to an open session with Dr. Terry Rhodes, Vice President of the Office of Quality, Curriculum and Assessment at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to explore the ways in which IUP’s recent reaffirmation of accreditation with the Middle
States Commission on Higher Education, strategic planning, and visioning processes have demonstrated the need for greater integration of assessment efforts across departments, divisions, and the university.
See the full schedule of events.
IUP programs and units routinely engage in assessment through their quinquennial program review process. As a part of this process, programs are required to comment on how they are helping students meet both programmatic learning outcomes and IUP’s Expected Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes (EUSLOs).
In addition, IUP uses several specific instruments for evaluating our student learning outcomes. More information on each of these instruments is contained on the Student Learning Outcomes Measures page.
The Division of Student Affairs maintains a webpage dedicated to highlighting and detailing their strategic planning and
The University Assessment Committee produces and annual report highlighting assessment efforts from all across the IUP campus. These reports are available in PDF format through the links below.
University Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan, 2015-16
University Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan, 2014–15
Liberal Studies Pilot Assessment Report (Executive Summary), Summer 2014
University Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan, 2013–14
University Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan, 2012–13
University Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan, 2011–12
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