Depth, Breadth, & Integration of Learning (DBIL) Learning Goal

Student Learning at the Senior-level: Spring 2016 [CAPS] Course Assessment Results

As reported in the Spring 2016 [CAPS] Course Assessment Reporting Summary of Key Evidence for UCORE (PDF), assessment results indicated that, in courses with primarily seniors, 83% of students met or exceeded expectations at the graduating undergraduate level for Critical & Creative Thinking, 88% for Information Literacy, 82% for Communication, and 83% for Depth, Breadth […]

Faculty Work to Enhance Learning in Capstone Courses: Hutchings Workshop

WSU faculty had a unique opportunity over the summer to enhance high-impact culminating senior experiences for students. On May 25-26, WSU hosted a two-day workshop with Dr. Patricia Hutchings, senior scholar with the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), and previously senior scholar and vice president at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of […]

Assignment Design Workshop: Registration Deadline April 25

WSU faculty teaching senior culminating academic experiences (often called capstones) for an undergraduate degree or UCORE are invited to a unique summer opportunity to explore integrative learning and assignment design. WSU is proud to host a two-day workshop with Dr. Patricia Hutchings, senior scholar with the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) and previously […]

Assessing Student Learning in [CAPS] Courses: 2015 UCORE Capstone [CAPS] Course Assessment Pilot Results

As reported in the 2015 [CAPS] Course Assessment Reporting Summary of Key Evidence for UCORE (PDF), pilot assessment results indicated that 79% of students met or exceeded expectations at the graduating undergraduate level for Critical & Creative Thinking, 79% for Communication, 81% for Information Literacy, and 81% for Depth, Breadth & Integration of Learning.