Learner Outcomes Assessment Portfolio for the Undergraduate Curriculum
Faculty and staff become knowledgeable about assessment, including outcomes assessment, and stay current through a variety of means, including attending workshops, conferences, special training sessions, participation in outcomes assessment committees, and by learning from their peers informally.
Recent professional development activities attended by faculty and staff in Agricultural Education and Studies include the following:
"Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in College and Beyond" Multipaper session 324 at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA on November 4, 2004. (attended by Nancy Grudens-Schuck). Papers in this session included:
Feburary 2004"Department of Agronomy Learning Outcomes Assessment Process" by M. Cook, Dept. of Agronomy at regular meeting of the College of Agriculture Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee, February 14, 2004 (attended by Nancy Grudens-Schuck, Gaylan Scofield, Tom Polito).November 2003
"Ability-Based Outcomes Assessment in the College of Engineering" by Larry Henneman, College of Engineering, ISU. Full day workshop on DDI, Opal, and professional association influences on outcomes assessment, process for tracking student gains in internships and placements (attended by Nancy Grudens-Schuck).