General Education Learning Outcomes Assessment

CRITICAL THINKING 08-09

 

Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to evaluate carefully and apply reasoning to differentiate between facts, inferences, assumptions, and conclusions.

Gen Ed Courses: AMH 2010, AMH 2020, ECO 2013, HUM 2511, HUM 2551, PHI 1100, PHI 2600

Learning Outcomes

 

Related Courses and Measurement

 

 

Performance Criteria/

Expected Results

Findings

Actions taken

Student will acquire the ability to REFLECT on information (data, ideas, or concepts) for accuracy, objectivity, and quality.

Writing assessment based on a rubric (see attached) and course work focusing reflection.

Students will achieve at least a 65% (score 13 out of 20) on assignment in the area of reflection.

Fall 08/Spring 09 Academic Year is the first time the assessment will be conducted. Findings to be reported in Summer of 2009.

 

 

 

 

Student will acquire the ability to analyze information (data, ideas, or concepts) in context to draw appropriate and well-supported conclusions.

Writing assessment based on a rubric (see attached) and course work focusing reflection.

Students will achieve at least a 65% (score 13 out of 20) on assignment in the area of reflection.

Fall 08/Spring 09 Academic Year is the first time the assessment will be conducted. Findings to be reported in Summer of 2009.

 

Student will acquire the ability to synthesize and apply ideas from a variety of sources producing an original product.

Writing assessment based on a rubric (see attached) and course work focusing reflection.

Students will achieve at least a 65% (score 13 out of 20) on assignment in the area of reflection.

Fall 08/Spring 09 Academic Year is the first time the assessment will be conducted. Findings to be reported in Summer of 2009.