ACA322 - The SLOW Movement, The Bigger Picture of Program Evaluation, and Identifying Objectives and Mapping Curricula and Processes of Program Evaluation, and Identifying Objectives and Mapping Curricula and Processes
Source: Evaluating Student Learning Outcomes in Counselor Education written and edited by Casey A. Barrio Minton, Donna M. Gibson, and Carrie A. Wachter Morris
Description: Provided is a brief review of accountability and SLO assessment movements in higher education, a general program evaluation model, illustrate ways in which these processes link with the types of data you will utilize in program evaluation, and identify resources for learning more about the big-picture program evaluation process, explore what we mean by SLOs and discuss the process of creating SLOs to guide program and course assessment processes. Attention to curriculum mapping as a means for ensuring that curricula includes the types of experiences students need to develop SLOs, and procedures and tools for crafting broad-based, curriculum-linked, SLO-focused assessment plans.
Understand how to evaluate student learning outcomes in higher education
Examine best practices for engaging in student and program evaluation
Explore the process of creating SLOs to guide program and course assessment processes
Associate Professor & Program Coordinator, Counselor Education,
Virginia Commonwealth University