Assessment Plan for WLD 104

 

 

Student Learning Outcomes SLOs

 

See course syllabus.

 

Assignments for Assessment

with Assessment Procedures

 

See course syllabus.

 

Expected Level of

Student Performance

 

 

Assessment Findings

and Actions Taken

 

Course Effectiveness Outcomes CEOs;

Teaching Methods and Evaluation Techniques

 

Criteria for Success

 

1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate safety measures for using arc welding equipment.

 

2. Students will display proficiency in electrode selection and classification.

 

 

3. Students will demonstrate the proper procedures and applications of shielded metal arc welding.

 

4. Students will demonstrate competency in written communication skills.

 

 

 

 

Evaluate studentsí answers to questions about safety measures embedded in course exams.

 

 

 

Evaluate studentsí ability to select and classify the appropriate electrodes on class projects.

 

Use an assessment rubric to evaluate studentsí practical applications on selected class projects.

 

 

Use an assessment rubric to evaluate studentsí written communication skills on summary reports of practical applications.

 

 

At least 80 percent of students will answer each embedded question correctly on selected examinations.

 

 

At least 80 percent of students will complete this task successfully on selected projects.

 

The average rating of student achievement in each performance category will be 3 or higher on a 4-point scale.

 

The average rating of student achievement in each performance category will be 3 or higher on a 4-point scale.

 

Expected results were met.No actions were required.

 

 

 

 

Expected results were met.No actions were required.

 

 

Expected results were met.No actions were required.

 

 

 

Student received an average rating of 2.40 for mechanics.Those experiencing problems with spelling and punctuation were sent to the writing center for help.

 

In addition, the instructor will address findings in a course effectiveness outcome to be implemented next year.See next two columns.

 

 

CEO: the instructor will revamp assignments and assessment techniques in WLD 104 in an effort to help students demonstrate competency in written communication skills when developing reports of practical applications.

 

Teaching Methods & Evaluation Techniques:

The instructor will require summary reports for additional practical applications.

 

He will preview the writing assessment rubric with students before the initial summary report and share assessment results with them as they complete each report, emphasizing areas needing improvement.

 

Students will average 3.0 or higher in each performance category for written communication skills on selected summary reports.

 

Peer reviewers will report that all course materials (SLOs, assessment plan statements, syllabi, etc.) related to this CEO meet or exceed standards of quality.