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Frequently Asked Questions

What is academic assessment?
How long have Tarleton faculty been practicing academic assessment?
What is the difference between academic assessment and administrative unit assessment?
What programs or courses at Tarleton are involved in our formal academic assessment process?
What is a student learning outcome?
Who decides what student learning outcomes will be assessed?
How do you best measure whether or not students have achieved a student learning outcome?
Can you use assignment or course grades to measure whether or not students have achieved a student learning outcome?
How can academic assessment help faculty and staff implement plans for improving student learning?
What resources and support are available to faculty to help them build and implement effective academic assessment plans?

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Printable Academic Assessment FAQs