CASL – GE
The Committee for the Assessment of Student Learning in General Education (CASL-GE) actively supports faculty, staff, administrators and students in increasing and documenting institutional effectiveness by facilitating meaningful assessment of student learning in the lower-level general education curriculum.
The Committee for the Assessment of Student Learning in General Education
- Plans, oversees and reports on annual assessment of student learning in the general education curriculum
- Engages the campus community in comprehensive, cooperative assessment of student learning in the general education curriculum
- Is a proponent of using assessment as a means to improve educational experiences for students
- Collaborates with the General Education Course Certification Committee (GECCC) to ensure approved courses meet requirements for assessment
- Continually monitors progress and effectiveness of assessment practices in general education
The campus community
- Is highly cognizant of and interested in the annual assessment process for general education
- Is engaged and invested in meaningful, integrated and ongoing assessment of student learning in the general education curriculum*
- Uses findings from general education assessment to guide relevant decision-making regarding use of resources, curriculum, instructional strategies and campus programs
- a) Offers only general education courses, including Viewing a Wider World courses, that observe ongoing assessment practices that ensure evidence of student learning is used to guide course construction and curriculum development b) Offers only Viewing a Wider World courses that are systematically included in general education program assessment
- Freely engages in discussion and meta-assessment of general education assessment process and practices
*Includes developing assessment tools and measures, evaluating student artifacts, reflecting on and interpreting findings, making changes (as needed) intended to improve learning based on findings, and re-assessing to determine effectiveness of changes.