Tabular Assessment Plan

Tabular Assessment Plan Example (A blank template for this format is available here)

CATEGORIES OF ACTIVITY

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

OUTCOMES

CATEGORIES OF ACTIVITY

Demonstrates oral presentation skills appropriate to the field of psychology.

(Tom will lead this outcome assessment)

Develop measure

Develop rubric

Refine rubric as needed based on pilot

 

 

Collect data

 

Pilot: Record 5 presentations given in each Psych 315 (research methods) and 450 (senior seminar) to pilot test rubric on (recording done in class by faculty)

Record sample of 10 presentations from each Psych 315 and 400 (20 total presentations). Apply rubric to presentations before leave for break.

 

Analyze/interpret data; reflection

 

 

 

Summarize data and present at 1st faculty meeting of semester to discuss and reflect on.

Make changes

 

 

 

Changes, if needed, will be implemented next year.

Demonstrate knowledge of the historical context of the field of psychology.

(Sue will lead this outcome assessment)

Develop measure

Develop exam items to be used in Psych 100 (intro) and Psych 375 (history).

Refine exam items as needed (based on pilot group responses)

 

 

Collect data

 

Pilot:Administer items to pilot group (will ask students in 100 & 375 to volunteer to answer and evaluate items).

Administer items in both 100 and 375 at end of semester (faculty will be asked to include items in final exam).

 

Analyze/interpret data; reflection

 

 

 

Score exam items for both 100 & 375. Present at 2ndfaculty meeting of semester for discussion and decisions about possible changes

Make changes

 

 

 

Changes, if needed, will be implemented next year.