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Academic Effectiveness

In 2017-18, we will be assessing Written Communication and Inquiry & Analysis university-wide.
  • Dr. Melinda Shimizu (Earth Science) will chair the Inquiry and Analysis Professional Learning Community (PLC).
  • Dr. Lars Soderlund (Writing) will chair the Written Communication PLC.
  • Contact Dr. Erin Baumgartner (Chair, AFSC, baumgare@wou.edu) if you are interested in serving on either of the PLCs.
In 2016-17, we reviewed Quantitative Literacy university-wide.
  • Keep an eye out here for the report (posted by the beginning of Fall 2017).
  • Public presentations of the report are planned for Fall 2017 Bar Camp (Faculty Teaching Faculty).
WOU’s undergraduate learning outcomes (ULO’s)

ULO’s, the future of jobs and what employers seek:  Click here

The civic case for a liberal and transformative education

The economic case for a liberal and transformative education

Alignment and assessment

Timelines for assessment of undergraduate programs and general education

Assignment Design

Assignment Design and Library (LEAPTx)

Transparent Assignment Design (UNLV)

All 16 LEAP rubrics:  Helpful in thinking about other program outcomes and how to measure them



Sue Monahan, Associate Provost for Academic Effectiveness

503-838-9216 | or e-mail: smonahan@wou.edu  | Location: ITC 205C