Faculty and staff gather evidence of student learning in a wide array of academic programs at St. Olaf, such as majors, concentrations, conversations, experiential learning, and study abroad. Departments and programs use results both to affirm current practices and to identify potential areas for improvement in curriculum, pedagogy, advising, and other academic experiences.
Requests from the Provost and Dean of the College to gather and act on evidence of student learning
Links to all statements of intended learning outcomes for majors, concentrations, conversations, and other academic programs
Ideas and information from a wide variety of sources, from assessment instruments developed by St. Olaf faculty and staff, to institutional and inter-institutional examples of practice
Application information for small grants from ER&A to support expenses for gathering, analyzing, discussing, and acting on evidence of student learning in departments and programs
Summaries and syntheses of program-level and institutional assessment findings
Preview of program-level assessment forms