Current assessment activities include a range of projects designed to collect information about how well students are progressing with the learning outcomes of the UCORE general education program (and the associated WSU Undergraduate Learning Goals).
The table below shows how current UCORE Assessment activities align with the WSU Undergraduate Learning Goals. Click on the links for more information about a particular assessment activity.
|Activities||Critical & Creative Thinking||Information Literacy||Communication||Quantitative Reasoning||Scientific Literacy||Diversity||Depth, Breadth, & Integration of Learning|
|Capstone [CAPS] Assessment for UCORE1||X||X||X||(X)||(X)||(X)||X|
|Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT] Assessment2||X||X||X||X||X|
|Scientific Inquiry [BSCI]/[PSCI] Pilot Assessment||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)3||X||(X)||X||X||X||X|
1 [CAPS] courses may require students to demonstrate additional applicable outcomes that advance Quantitative Reasoning, Scientific Literacy, and Diversity, as appropriate to the course
2 In transition: Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT] Assessment previously included the Final Papers Assessment (aligned with Critical Thinking, Information Literacy, and Integrative Learning) and the Diversity & Inequality Papers Assessment (aligned with Diversity and Written 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 topical modules