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Presentations and Handouts
Learning Objectives Workshop, MSUB faculty and deans, October 21 and 29, 2010.
Assessment Workshop, faculty and staff of Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, MT, October 21, 2010.
- Assessment Cycle
- Basics of Learning Objectives
- Creating Effective Learning Objectives and Measures
- Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
- The Process of Developing Learning Objectives
- Writing Effective Goals and Learning Objectives
“International Outcomes Assessment”, Rocky Mountain CIBER Conference, Billings, Montana, October 1, 2010.
“Creating Effective Learning Objectives”, MSUB College of Technology, September 2, 2010.
“Achieving AACSB International's Initial Accreditation: The Montana State University Billings Assessment Experience”, Sorrell College of Business, Troy University, Troy, Alabama, August 6, 2010.
“Demystifying Outcomes Assessment”, 2007 Back-to-School Conference at Montana State University-Billings, August 21 and 23, 2007.
- Getting Started
- Developing Assessment Plans
- Developing Program Goals
- Developing Program Objectives
- Selecting Measurable Outcomes
- Measurement, Evaluation, Reporting
- Creating a Rubric
- Example Rubrics
- Rubric to Assess a Rubric
- Rubric to Assess an Assessment Program
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