Glossary of Outcomes Assessment Projects Terms
The institution, schools, programs, and departments that will be involved in OAP.
An institutions academic years and terms.
Courses that will be involved in OAP.
Course sections that will be involved in OAP.
Individuals that will ...
Outcomes Assessment Projects:
A Simpler Path to More Meaningful Assessment
What is Outcomes Assessment Projects?
Outcomes Assessment Projects (OAP) is a streamlined outcomes-based assessment tool that allows institutions to collect student work products from a variety of courses and disciplines, and score such artifacts using standard rubrics. It addresses a critical ...
The primary step in creating an Outcomes Assessment Project is to define:
The Outcome(s) you are assessing in the project
The Terms for which you are assessing data
The Courses from which you will be collecting data
*In addition to Courses, your organization may have also imported Course Sections into your Organizational Hierarchy. This is done mainly to facilitate th...
A successful implementation of Outcomes Assessment Projects will require periodic upkeep of institutional data, to ensure that the required Terms, Courses, and other elements are available for inclusion in your assessment projects. Because certain elements in the platform serve as the parent under which additional elements live (for instance, how Courses would be listed...
ADDING OUTCOMESBefore setting up your Assessment Project, you will need to add outcomes and rubrics to the system.To create or view outcome sets in Outcomes Assessment Projects, select My Organization from the upper right hand corner of your homepage. From the drop-down menu that appears, select Learning Outcomes & Rubrics Library.To create a new outcome set, click the...
There are three distinct roles within Outcomes Assessment Projects that a user can be assigned - Assessment Coordinator, Faculty, and/or Evaluator.
An Assessment Coordinator can:
Create and manage new Projects
Select the outcomes to be assessed in a Project
Align rubrics to outcomes
Manage artifacts for scoring
The Faculty role is inten...