The establishment of the Office of Institutional Research (OIR) highlights a significant step by university administration to support and improve on-going assessment within academic units and programs.  Institutionalizing assessment and evaluation processes denotes forward progress in “closing the loop”.


Compliance Assist User Guide (for Academic Departments)

University of Wisconsin System's Liberal Education Initiative (LEAP Wisconsin)

Association of American Colleges and Universities - The LEAP Challenge

Writing SLO's Workshop Materials (held Dec. 7, 2016) with Steve Szopinski, Campus Labs

How to Write a Learning Outcome (short video)

Assessment 101: Writing a Learning Outcome

Writing Learning Outcomes Worksheet


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Assessment Showcase 2017

Student-Centered Assessment:
Know Our Students, Know Ourselves
Markee Pioneer Student Center
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A celebration of our students' success and exploration of new ways to assess student learning. Learn how your department can use institutional data to measure student engagement, craft better student learning outcomes, create a truly stellar curriculum map, analyze assessment data like a pro, leverage your existing endeavors for assessment purposes, among many other hacks designed to make assessing easier, more meaningful, and fun.

More information along with presentation downloads found at:

Assessment Showcase Spring 2017

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