Overview of the Assessment Process

Effective assessment involves following seven steps:

1) Clarifying the mission and goals of your educational program

2) Writing meaningful student learning outcomes

3) Ensuring that students have sufficient learning opportunities

4) Choosing appropriate assessment tools and methods

5) Setting challenging but reasonable targets

6) Collecting and analyzing evidence of student learning

7) Using the results of assessment for program improvement

 

The Assessment Process

Assessment ProcessCredit: Daniel Petra, EdD, Morningside College