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Current Assessment Activities

Visual depiction of the NILOA Transparency Framework Current Assessment Activities Component.

Current assessment activities include a range of projects designed to collect information about how well students are progressing with WSU’s Seven Learning Goals in the context of the UCORE curriculum.

The table below shows how current UCORE Assessment activities align with WSU’s Seven Learning Goals. Click on the links for more information about a particular assessment activity.

 

Current UCORE Assessment Activities of WSU’s Seven Learning Goals

Activities

Critical & Creative Thinking

Quantitative Reasoning

Scientific Literacy

Information Literacy

Communication

Diversity

Depth, Breadth, & Integration of Learning

UCORE Capstone [CAPS] Course Assessment1X(X)(X)XX(X)X
Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT] Assessment2XXXXX
English 101 [WRTG] AssessmentX
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)3XX(X)XXX

Notes:

1 Quantitative Reasoning, Scientific Literacy, and Diversity are optional in [CAPS] course reports, depending on the student project, discipline, and course

2 Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT] Assessment includes the Final Papers Assessment (aligned with Critical & Creative Thinking, Information Literacy, Communication, and Depth, Breadth, & Integration of Learning) and the Diversity & Inequality Papers Assessment (aligned with Diversity and Communication), conducted biennially in alternating years

3 NSSE questions mapped to Information Literacy are not part of the standard NSSE instrument and are only administered as part of certain optional topical modules