Align Assess Evolve Excel

To achieve academic effectiveness at WOU, we:
  • Align: We coordinate our teaching efforts
  • Assess: We study learning as a community of scholars
  • Evolve: We use what we learn to improve
  • Excel: Together we succeed
News and timely links
  • Check your COURSE GOALS
  • In 2017-18, we will assess two ULO’s — Written Communication and Inquiry & Analysis — university-wide.
    • Dr. Melinda Shimizu (Earth Science) is chair of the Inquiry and Analysis Professional Learning Community (PLC); IA Rubric
    • Dr. Lars Soderlund (Writing) is chair of the Written Communication PLC; W Rubric
    • Quick info on What/When for faculty who teach W or IA courses
    • We will use Moodle — IA Instructors and W Instructors have been added to course shells for submission of materials.
    • FAQ
  • Graduate programs will use WOU’s new TK20 system to look at Analytic Inquiry this year.

Assessment Facilitation Steering Committee (AFSC)

Additional reading and resources

Glossary of terms



Sue Monahan, Associate Provost for Academic Effectiveness

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