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.
The Office for Teaching, Learning & Assessment (TLA) is pleased to offer assessment grants for the 2013-2014 academic year. TLA provided grants of up to $1,000 to support departments and programs interested in developing innovative and rigorous practices as part of their annual assessment of student learning projects.
The goal of this initiative is to support a climate of assessment that encourages continuous improvement through the assessment of student learning. You can download the request for proposals and submission form below. Please complete the submission form using the free Adobe Reader application and email it to Jen Sweet by Wed., Nov. 27, 2013.