Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Georgia Southern University

Core Course

 

Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes

Area A1—Communication Skills (at least 6 hours)
Students will demonstrate written competence in adapting communication to specific purposes and audiences.

Area A2—Quantitative Skills (at least 3 hours)
Students will represent, manipulate, and apply mathematical knowledge using analytical, graphical, and numerical approaches.

Area B—Institutional Options (at least 3 hours) Global Engagement
Students will identify major themes across diverse societies in their historical and cultural contexts and will apply this knowledge through engagement in local and global communities.

Area C—Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics (at least 6 hours)
Students will analyze historical and contemporary fine arts or other cultural products from individual and diverse social perspectives.

Area D—Natural Sciences, Math, and Technology (at least 7 hours and at least 4 of these hours must be in a lab science course)
Students will apply foundational principles of science, math, or technology to the process of scientific inquiry.

Area E—Social Sciences
Students will examine and articulate how constitutional, cultural, economic, geographic, historical, political, or social forces have shaped and continue to shape an evolving and diverse human experience.

 

Core Course Assessment Rubric

Core Course Assessment Rubric

Core Course Report Template

Template for Core Course Report

May and August 2017 Academic Assessment Summer Institute Resources

General Sessions
Introduction to Institute Threads
Academic Assessment Models
Academic Program Assessment: Important Dates, Template, Rubric, & Review Process
Basic Academic Assessment Techniques Thread
Measureable Student Learning Outcomes
Curriculum Mapping and Teaching Strategies
Template
Handout
Measurement Tools and Assignments
Handout
Handout
Handout
Data Analysis and Discussion
Action Plans
Advanced Academic Assessment Techniques Thread
Structure, Management, and Report Writing Techniques
Handout
Rubrics:  Development and Selection
Template
Handout
Rubrics:  Norming and Reconciliation
Objective Test:  Blueprints and Item Analysis
Template
Handout
Assignments:  Part I
Handout
Handout
Assignments:  Part II
Handout
Handout
Technology Options for Academic Assessment Thread
Software Solutions for Objective Test Item Analysis
Handout
Handout
Academic Assessment for Department Chairs Thread
Integrating QEP into Annual Assessment Cycle
Template
Handout
Handout
Incorporating Student Learning Outcome Assessment Data into Departmental Annual Report
Providing Feedback to Report Writers
Spinning Academic Assessment Data for Departmental Needs

May and August 2016 Academic Assessment Retreat Resources

Overview of Academic Assessment Cycle
Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Teaching Strategies and Curriculum Mapping
Developing Student Learning Outcomes: Best Practices
How Do We Know When It’s Working: Planning Effective Tests to Reflect All Levels of Student Learning
How Do We Know When It’s Working: Creating, Revising, and Selecting Rubrics
Spinning it for Students: Interpretation of Data
Planning for Success: Action Plans

College of Education
Alisa Leckie
Julie Garlen

College of Business Administration
Jake Simons
Cheryl Metrejean

College of Engineering and Information Technology
Alba-Flores Rocio
Clint Martin

College of Health and Human Sciences
Bridget Melton
Dan Czech

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Heidi Altman
Melissa Gayan

College of Public Health
Andrew Hansen
Stacy Smallwood

College of Science and Mathematics
Marshall Ransom
Michelle Cawthorn

Library
Ruth Baker
Fred Smith

 

Last updated: 8/31/2017

Office of Institutional Effectiveness • PO Box 8080 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-2484 • assessment@georgiasouthern.edu