Communication

The Communication general education student learning outcome is assessed as follows:

  • A persuasive policy speech is assessed using the National Communication Association’s Public Speaking Evaluation Rubric. It is assigned in:
COMM 1113
  • CAAP Writing Essay Test administered in:
ENGL 1213
  • A five paragraph in-class writing assignment is assessed using the American History Essay Communication Rubric. It is assigned in:
HIST 1483 HIST 1493
  • CAAP Writing Essay Test administered to seniors in capstone courses.
  • Results from NSSE survey given every third year to freshmen and seniors relating to the question:  “How much has your experience at this institution contributed to your knowledge, skills, and personal development in writing clearly and effectively.” (Indirect Measure)
  • Results from NSSE survey given every third year to freshmen and seniors relating to the question:  “How much has your experience at this institution contributed to your knowledge, skills, and personal development in speaking clearly and effectively.” (Indirect Measure)
  • Indirect measure administered in Baccalaureate Capstone Courses
  • Additional questions added to IDEA course evaluations administered in General Education Courses