The third step in the assessment cycle is to provide learning activities that will enable students to develop the skills and acquire the knowledge needed for them to master the PLOs prior to graduation. This is most effectively done through what education scholars call "learning-centered design," among a number of other names some of which are used below.
On this page, you will find resources on how to design learning-centered courses and programs.
Step 3 Resources:
- Student Assignment Centered Course Design & Student Learning Outcomes (SLO's) from the University of Louisville
- What is Understanding by Design? By Jay McTighe, Hawker Brownlow Education
- Integrated Course Design The Idea Center: Idea Paper #42 – Integrated Course Design
- Teaching Inventory Template
SLO Resource Pages:
- Step 1: How to Write an SLO
- Step 2: How to Map the Curriculum
- Step 3: How to Use SLO’s in Teaching
- Step 4: How to Create Assignments to Assess an SLO
- VALUE Rubrics: Association of American Colleges and Universities
- Step 5: How to Assess an SLO
- Step 6: How to Interpret Findings and Develop an SLO Improvement Plan
- Step 7: How to Implement Your Improvement Plan