Great Expectations

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Department of English Wins Assessment Award

Posted by bgsuenglish on March 24, 2008

At the BGSU Teaching and Learning Fair on March 14, the Student Achievement Assessment Committee recognized the Department of English as one of nine units campus-wide that has successfully used teaching and assessment tactics that contribute to durable learning. Dr. Milt Hakel, Ohio Eminent Scholar in psychology, presented the awards.

The Department’s success was due to the strength of its assessment reports, which are designed to demonstrate evidence evidence of promoting student success. The program assessment process has four steps: 1) specifying learning outcomes, 2) conducting assessments, 3) analyzing and interpreting the findings and 4) taking action to improve the program.

The winners were selected from 20 nominated programs and departments. The program assessment reports of all nominees are on the SAAC Web site.

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