Assessment is fundamentally about understanding and improving student learning. As learning takes place in many places and at many levels so does assessment. The Assessment section of the TLA webpage provides a brief overview of assessment at DePaul University and offers information and resources to support faculty conducting assessments in their courses, for department and program committees charged with assessment of student learning in their areas, and for administrators who coordinate assessment across their college or school.
Assessment is done first and foremost to improve student learning. The process involves:
The Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment with its Faculty Advisory Board developed a formal academic assessment process designed to:
The assessment process incorporated input from faculty, deans, and university administrators and was approved by Faculty Council in 2001.
For information on assessment in the Division of Student Affairs, please visit their web site.