Use of Student Learning Evidence

After annual assessment reports are completed, faculty receive a copy of the reports by email and in person at department meetings. During the department meetings, detailed notes are taken to record the department’s interpretations and their plans to incorporate results into curricular decisions and ways to support teaching.

The results of Columbia’s assessment efforts impact such areas as department curriculum, how exams and assignments are written, use of collaborative teaching, the use of rubrics, and faculty development events, among other areas.

For specific examples, evidence of student learning gathered through assessment efforts has impacted the following academic programs and departments: