Academic Assessment Resources
Program Review and Assessment Cycle
Assessment activities are scheduled in a manner that coordinate academic program reviews with the measurement of Student Learning Outcomes (SLO). The Assessment Cycle reflects the seven-year rotation of expected academic assessment activities. Learn more about the Program Review and Assessment Cycle.
SLO Assessment Preparation Guidelines
This document explains how programs should prepare information about their end-of-program student learning assessments for reporting to the Academic Assessment Committee. A sample report template is included. Learn more about the Guidelines for Preparing SLO Assessment Reports. Download the undergraduate and graduate assessment report templates for use by units on the reporting cycle.
Assessment Report Evaluation Rubric
This rubric is used by the Academic Assessment Committee to evaluate end-of-program SLO Assessment Reports. The committee provides consultation and collaborates with programs in order to improve the assessment process. The rubric helps review teams to prepare appropriate feedback, and ensure that UNO's programs are successfully completing each portion of the assessment cycle. Download the Assessment Report Evaluation Rubric.
Several rubrics are available in areas ranging from Critical Thinking and Ethical Reasoning, to Civic Engagement and Oral Communication. Learn more about the AAC&U VALUE Rubrics.