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List of All Assessments

What it measures: Student performance on program learning outcomes.
Who created the program: Educators have always assessed what students learn, but more recently the public is seeking greater accountability.
Who urges RIC to conduct it: Regional, state and professional accrediting bodies.
How is it conducted: Faculty choose how to conduct assessment. Departments can use True Outcomes, but are not required to do so.
How are faculty involved: Faculty in every department and program conduct outcomes assessment. Faculty design assessment activities and measures, develop benchmarks to be achieved and based on achievement of learning outcomes, plan program improvements.
What we learn from the data: How to understand and improve student learning.

Page last updated: May 02, 2016