West Texas A&M University

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Learning Assessment Reports and Data Sources

Reports and Data Sources

WTAMU incorporates results from multiple measures of student learning to determine student attainment of educational competencies. The combination of direct and indirect sources include nationally normed general education skills exams, institution-wide survey data, program-level assessments, and course-embedded assessments. The table below provides a snapshot of the various assessment instruments used within the University's assessment processes. Recent results can be reviewed by clicking on the specific links provided in the "Assessment Instrument" column.

WTAMU Education Area

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Instruments

Metrics Type

Texas Core Curriculum (TCC)

  • Critical Thinking
  • Empirical & Quantitative Skills
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Social Responsibility
  • Personal Responsibility

ACT CAAP

Direct

ETS Proficiency Profile

Direct

Course-embedded

Direct

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Indirect

General Learning Outcomes (GLOs)

 

  • Decision Making & Social Responsibility
  • Globalization & persity
  • Discipline Specific Knowledge
  • Integration of Broad Knowledge
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

 

ACT CAAP

Direct

ETS Proficiency Profile

Direct

Course-embedded

Direct

Portfolios

Direct

Licensing/Standardized Exams

Direct

Graduation Survey

Indirect

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Indirect

Educational Benchmark Inc. (EBI) Survey

Indirect

Employer Surveys

Indirect

Discipline Specific Knowledge (DSK)

SLOs are determined and assessed by specific programs

Variable

Variable