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General Education-Assessment

General Education-Assessment

Timeline

Body responsible for Implementation


  1. General Education / Assessment Committee 2. COAS 3. All schools/ colleges 4. Faculty Organization
2013/2014 Provide support and help with assessment (from Gen Ed / Assessment Excellence Fund) Assess student learning outcomes in Principle 3 and Principle 5 with stipends for participation. Review and make changes in courses/programs based on already assessed outcomes. Assess student learning outcomes in Principle 3 and Principle 5 with stipends for participation Review and make changes in courses/programs based on already assessed outcomes.  
2012/2013 Provide support and help with assessment (from Gen/ED Assessment Excellence Fund) Review and make changes in courses / programs based on already assessed outcomes. Assess student learning outcomes in advanced courses in all domains of Principle 1 (Foundations for Effective Learning and Communication) with stipends for participation. Assess student learning outcomes in Principle 4 according to the developed plans.
Review and make changes in courses / programs based on already assessed
 
2011/2012 Provide support and help with assessment (from Gen Ed / Assessment Excellence Fund) Review and make changes in courses/programs based on already assessed outcomes. Assess student learning outcomes in all domains of Principle 2 (Breadth of Learning) with stipends for participation. Review and make changes in courses/programs based on already assessed outcomes.  
2010/2011

Publish in the 2010-12 bulletin the five principles of general education, the requirements and outcomes for all principles.

Provide support and help with assessment (from Gen Ed / Assessment Excellence Fund)

Assess all Principle 1 Foundation student learning outcomes with stipends (from Gen Ed/Assessment Excellence Fund) for participation.

Review and make changes in courses/programs based on already assessed outcomes.

Review and make changes in courses/programs based on already assessed outcomes.  
2009/2010 Help schools / colleges assess writing / intensive writing with stipends for participation Designate (with assessment plans) courses / experiences in Principles 3, 4, and 5 and process them through appropriate curriculum committees
Review of possible new positions in all schools/colleges to offer courses / experiences in all principles of general education
Revise general education requirements based on new general education principles and student learning outcomes by November 2009
 
2008/2009 Award stipends for faculty involvement in assessment of courses that satisfy student learning outcomes in all domains of Principle 2 (Breadth of Learning) and advanced /intensive student learning outcomes in Principle 1 Plan IW year activities. Finalizing the student learning outcomes in Principle 1 (Foundations for Effective Learning and Communication) Create a matrix (the first draft) of courses that satisfy and include assessment plans of the four domains of Principle 2 (Breadth of Learning) by December 15, 2008 Designate courses (with assessment plans) as advanced /intensive in Principle 1 and process them through appropriate curriculum committees by May 2009 Review and update (with new courses, if necessary) the matrix of courses that satisfy and include assessment of the four domains of Principle 2 (Breadth of Learning) by March 31, 2009 Adopts outcomes for Principles 1, 4 and 5

IU Northwest General Education Plan Implementation Timeline Draft 02/09/2007


Implementation

1. Required courses in Principle 1 2. Designated Advanced Courses in Principle 1 3. Principles 2-5
2010/2011 Review and make changes in assessed outcomes The narrative with the list of all advanced courses in principle 1 are published in the 2010-2012 catalog Publish in the 2010-2012 catalog the requirements and outcomes for principles 1-5 Require all fall 2010 new undergraduates admits to achieve new outcomes
2009/2010 Pilot baseline assessment of oral communication, mathematical, and scientific reasoning with stipends / funds for participation Review of possible new positions in all divisions to offer advanced courses in all domains of Principle 1 Assess IW Review / creation of possible courses in principles 4 and 5 with stipends / funds for course development Review of possible new positions in all divisions to offer courses in all principles of general education
2008/2009 Publish in the 2008-10 bulletin the 5 principles of general education. Pilot revised required courses in Principle 1 with stipends / funds for course development Review / creation of possible advanced courses in all domains of principle 1 with stipends/funds for course development Publish in the
2008-10 bulletin IW narrative with the list of IW
Principle 5 requirements and outcomes developed Review / creation of possible courses in all domains of principles 2 and 3 with stipends / funds for course development.
Faculty Organization adopts requirements for Principles 4 and 5.
2007/2008 Review of possible new positions in COAS to offer 4 required courses for Principle 1 Review of all 4 required courses for Principle 1 with stipends for faculty development Review of possible new positions all divisions to offer IW courses Pilot possible IW courses with stipends / funds for course development Principles 3 and 4 requirements and outcomes developed Faculty Organization adopts requirements for Principles 2 and 3.
2006/2007 COAS planning (number of evening sections for science labs, reassignment of S122 to S121 sections). Plan for the assessment of all principle 1 outcomes and conduct pilot baseline assessment of writing outcomes. Review/creation of possible IW courses with stipends/funds for course development Principle 2 requirements and Outcomes developed