Programmatic assessment of student learning demonstrates that students have appropriate knowledge, skills, and competencies in their chosen discipline.
Assessment begins with a plan that clearly states learning outcomes for the program along with how and when these outcomes will be assessed on a continuous cycle.
A curriculum map aligns these learning outcomes with required courses in the program that introduce, reinforce, and show mastery of the outcomes as a student progresses towards graduation.
Taken together, all of this information provides a basis for assessment of student achievement and continuous improvement.
The HEA Department has identified specific learning outcomes for successful graduates of the HESAA program. These outcomes have been developed based upon the shared standards and competencies for the profession (CAS Standards, ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Educators) and are reviewed systematically within the department to maintain relevancy and represent current standards and expectations. Assessment of these outcomes occurs routinely through student assignments, evaluations, and exams.
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