Essential Learning Assessment
Faculty across campus share in the task of reviewing examples of student work from the Essential Learning courses.
VALUE Rubrics Pilot Study
VALUE Rubrics Review Groups
- Critical Thinking Rubric Review, Fall 2015
- Quantitative Literacy Rubric Review, Fall 2015
- Written Communication Rubric Review, Fall 2015
Essential Learning Outcomes Review
Using the first two VALUE rubrics CMU has adapted, faculty assessed artifacts, or examples of student work, completed in essential learning coursework. Another group of faculty reviewed the results of the assessment process.
More about Essential Learning
The Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) initiative sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has developed rubric templates for institutions to use in the assessment of student learning. Learn more at: https://www.aacu.org/value
CMU is in the process of adapting the VALUE rubrics to use for the assessment of essential learning student learning outcomes. Two rubrics are currently in use.
August 19, 2016: Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse it into a Discipline-Based Course