Learning Outcomes and Evidence

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Assessment centers on having clear, concrete learning outcomes for students and using meaningful evidence to evaluate achievement of those outcomes, with the aim of informing changes to teaching, courses, and curriculum. Here, you can find information about LMU's assessment practices, including outcomes and evidence for specific degree programs and for undergraduate learning as a whole.

Learning Outcomes

Explore LMU's Undergraduate Learning Outcomes, as well as outcomes for the Core Curriculum and academic degree programs.

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University-Level Assessments

Each year, the Office of Assessment conducts a study of student achievement of at least one Undergraduate Learning Outcome.

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Program-Level Assessments

The annual Educational Effectiveness Inventory (EEI) provides a snapshot of how degree programs assess their learning outcomes and use these assessments to improve student learning.

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Surveys of Learning and Engagement

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE), and alumni surveys provide insight into students' educational experiences at LMU and the impact of those experiences post-graduation.

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