Talladega College Academic Program Assessment Process

 

 

         Review your Student Learning Outcomes Matrix.

 

         Select program learning outcomes for annual assessment.

 

         Target courses in which course level and/or program level assessment will be conducted.

 

         Insure that syllabi include one or more course objectives/student learning outcomes that contribute to each program learning outcome.

 

         Review syllabi and specify assessment measures.

 

         Align course level assessment with program level assessment.

 

 

 

2009-10 Education Assessment Plan

 

 

Program Learning Outcomes

 

Assessment Methods

 

Expected Results

 

Actual Results

Use of Results

 

2. Students will exhibit continuous growth in instructional skills and knowledge throughout their educational program.

 

 

 

 

Course Level Assessment

Students will complete a final project in various education courses in which they will write a paper and deliver an oral presentation on how they would deliver a lesson to students with various abilities, learning styles, etc., using a specified instructional method.Faculty will use a scoring rubric to evaluate studentsí instructional skills and knowledge as displayed in the papers and presentations.

 

 

Students will achieve an average score of 80 or higher on the project.Further, they will achieve an average score of 8 or higher in each performance category in which the maximum score is 10 and 16 or higher in each performance category in which the maximum score is 20.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FED 201:

Knowledge of Inst. Method: _____

Use Personal Philosophy: _____

Select Teaching Approach: _____

Identify Ed. Theories: _____

Writing Skills: _____

Oral Communication Skills: _____

 

SPE 209:

Knowledge of Inst. Method: _____

Use Personal Philosophy: _____

Select Teaching Approach: _____

Identify Ed. Theories: _____

Writing Skills: _____

Oral Communication Skills: _____

 

FED 241:

Knowledge of Inst. Method: _____

Use Personal Philosophy: _____

Select Teaching Approach: _____

Identify Ed. Theories: _____

Writing Skills: _____

Oral Communication Skills: _____

 

FED 342:

Knowledge of Inst. Method: _____

Use Personal Philosophy: _____

Select Teaching Approach: _____

Identify Ed. Theories: _____

Writing Skills: _____

Oral Communication Skills: _____

 

EDU 441/EDU 444:

Knowledge of Inst. Method: _____

Use Personal Philosophy: _____

Select Teaching Approach: _____

Identify Ed. Theories: _____

Writing Skills: _____

Oral Communication Skills: _____

 

 

Review projects each year to insure that they continue to cover information provided in lectures, the textbook, and other course materials and activities.

 

Continue to work with students to improve instructional skills and knowledge.

 

Additional Use of Results and Actions/Recommended Actions:

 

 

 

 

(Outcome # 2 continued)

 

 

 

 

Course Level Assessment

Students will complete a clinical experience in several education courses in which they will observe one or more classroom teachers in action.Students will complete observation forms after each session, and will use them to write a formal report.Faculty will assess studentsí observation, interpretation and writing skills with a rubric selected by the department.

 

 

 

 

Students will achieve an average rating of 3 or higher on a scale of 1-4 in each performance category for observation, interpretation and writing skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FED 201:

Observations: _____

Interpretations: _____

Writing Skills: _____

 

SPE 209:

Observations: _____

Interpretations: _____

Writing Skills: _____

 

FED 241:

Observations: _____

Interpretations: _____

Writing Skills: _____

 

EDU 441/EDU 444:

Observations: _____

Interpretations: _____

Writing Skills: _____

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continue to monitor observations.

 

Additional Use of Results and Actions/Recommended Actions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Outcome # 2 continued)

 

 

 

Course Level and Program Level Assessment

The observation reports and other student work samples from various education courses will be included in each studentís educational portfolio.These will be evaluated using an instrument developed by department faculty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portfolio evaluations will reveal marked improvement in materials submitted from sophomore to senior year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FED 201:

Format: _____

Content: _____

Neatness: _____

Ease of Expansion: _____

 

SPE 209:

Format: _____

Content: _____

Neatness: _____

Ease of Expansion: _____

 

FED 241:

Format: _____

Content: _____

Neatness: _____

Ease of Expansion: _____

 

FED 342:

Format: _____

Content: _____

Neatness: _____

Ease of Expansion: _____

 

EDU 441/EDU 444:

Format: _____

Content: _____

Neatness: _____

Ease of Expansion: _____

 

 

 

 

Continue to work with students to build educational portfolios to document their performance in meeting standards and to utilize when interviewing for teaching positions and/or applying for a professional teaching license.

 

Additional Use of Results and Actions/Recommended Actions:

 

 

(Outcome # 2 continued)

 

 

 

Program Level Assessment

EDU 493 students will complete a field intern experience.Cooperating teachers will evaluate studentsí instructional skills and knowledge using an instrument developed by department faculty.

 

 

Students will achieve an average rating of 4 or higher on a scale of 1-5 in each performance category for instructional skills and knowledge.

 

 

Curriculum: _____

Instruction: _____

Technology: _____

Reflection: _____

Problem Solving: _____

Diversity: _____

Collaboration: _____

Assessment: _____

 

Use of Results and Actions/ Recommended Actions: