program-wide measurement of learning outcomes

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An intro to how Westminster College leverages Instructure Canvas measure learning outcomes.

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Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Chris Hoffman – Academic Technology Specialist Ben Neiswender – Learning Technology Facilitator

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Westminster College Challenging and supportive community of learners 2,300 undergraduates and 900 graduate students Including Project-based low-residency Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes A pocalyptic media about higher education Declining by Degrees Higher Education? The Five-Year Party Waiting for Superman Academically Adrift

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes No significant improvement in learning (Critical thinking, Complex problem solving, Writing): 45% during the first 2 years of college 36% over 4 years of college Only modest improvements

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Measurement?

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Dr. Michael Bassis President Westminster College Dr. Aric Krause Dean, DNL Westminster College

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes College-wide Learning Goals Critical, analytical, and integrative thinking Creative and reflective capacities Leadership, collaboration, and teamwork Writing and other communication skills Global consciousness, social responsibility, and ethical awareness

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Conclusions Teaching to Learning No letter grades, tests or courses Cut the connection between cost and quality Assessment across students and program

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Project-based MBA and Project-based BBA Project-based Competency-based High-tech High-touch

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes “Respond to the forces of disruptive innovation”

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes President Bassis talks about the future of education http://www.viddler.com/explore/Westminster/videos/31/ http://www.viddler.com/explore/Westminster/videos/32/ How to save the traditional university, from inside out http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Save-the-Traditional/128373/ Business Educators struggle to put students to work http://chronicle.com/article/Business-Educators-Struggle-to/127108/

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes:

Program-wide Measurement of Learning Outcomes Chris Hoffman choffman@westminstercollege.edu Ben Neiswender bneiswender@westminstercollege.edu

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