Course-level Student Learning Outcomes Resources

The is a large volume of information on Course-level Student Learning Outcomes on the Web. Below is a list of a few of these that may be of use as we work towards developing, assessing and reporting SLOs for all courses at Southeast.

SLO Resource List:

  • New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability Committing to Quality: Guidelines for Assessment and Accountability in Higher Education
    • Short document on the value and need for assessment and reporting of SLOs. Endorsed by the HLC
  • NILOA (National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment)
    • Useful website on learning outcomes
  • AAC&U Assessment Initiatives
    • Links to assessment resources
  • Montgomery College Course-level Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Handbook
    • Comprehensive guide on outcomes assessment. Note in particular pages 19-23 on writing SLOs.
  • Morningside College Guide to Writing SLOs
    • Nice short guide on writing SLOs. includes list of SLO "Action" verbs.
  • Fresno City College SLO Guide for Faculty
    • Another online guide. Excellent primer on Writing SLOs on pages 5-10
  • University of West Florida information on Writing Course-level Student Learning Outcomes for Course Syllabi
  • An October 2010 article in The Chronicle of Higher Education contains an article on Graphic Display of Course-level Student Learning Outcomes

Southeast Departmental Examples, Samples and Best Practices:

Department Document Notes
Art

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AR112 Syllabus

Foundation Review Rubric

Foundation Review Template

Biology

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Assessment Instrument

Core Objectives

Criminal Justice

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SO300 Syllabus

CJ360 Syllabus

CJ200 Syllabus

CJ355 Syllabus

SO102 Syllabus

UI100 Syllabus

Communication Disorders

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CD630 Syllabus

CD652 Syllabus

Early, Elementary & Special Education

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Early Childhood Program Assessment Report 2010-2011

Elementary Education Program Assessment Report 2010-2011

Exceptional Child Program Assessment Report 2010-2011

English

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L:I385 Syllabus

SE319 Syllabus

History

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SS300 Syllabus

Industrial and Engineering Technology

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ABET Self-study (3.8 MB)

ABET Outcomes

ABET Syllabus Template

Assessment Template

Assessment Inventory Template

ABET Spring 12

TG220 Syllabus

Mass Media

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Exit Interview for Assessment

ACEJMC Accrediting Standards 2 & 9

Assessment Grid for SLOs

Assessment Plan

Music

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Piano Score Sheet

Voice Competency Levels

Nursing

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NC371 Syllabus

NS387 Syllabus

Social Work

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SW201 Syllabus

SW221 Syllabus