UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO RÍO PIEDRAS CAMPUS PLAN OF ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING

PART I – CAMPUS MISSION LEARNING OUTCOMES Academic Program or Major: Nutrition and Dietetics
Campus Mission Learning Campus Activities and instruments used to collect information
A rating scale will be administered in an advanced course to elicit degree of agreement with statements related to participation in activities

Academic Year: 2012-2013 Instances to collect information
First time First year Bachelors Degree Second time At midterm Bachelors Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelors Degree

Student Learning Objectives
1. Students will express their interest in becoming involved in community activities and participation in organizations that have a mission aligned with our professional code of ethics

Evaluation Criteria
A rating scale will be used to elicit degree of agreement with statements related to participation in activities.

Expected Outcomes
80% of students will express interest in being involved and participating in community organizations.

Unit or person responsible
E. Pinto

Social responsibility

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1.b. Graduates will participate or have involvement in community activities and participation in organizations that have a mission aligned with our professional code of ethics 2. Demonstrate how to evaluate and interpret the profession’s Code of Ethics. (2.3a)

Graduate’s survey

Survey responses will indicate number of graduates that participate in activities. A rubric will be used to assess the quality of the assigned task Score on instrument.

80% of graduates will indicate they are involved with organizations that have a mission aligned with our professional code of ethics 80% of students will receive a good or excellent score in the rubric used to evaluate task/assignment. 75% of student’s score on the inventory is indicative of having skills for independent study NUTR 4176

Graduate’s survey

Course assignment related to the Code of Ethics

C. Mir

Capacity for independent study

Students will demonstrate capacity for independent study

A standardized inventory will be used to identify self-reported skills (15 items) necessary for independent study

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Campus Mission Learning Campus

Student Learning Objectives
1. Students will express interest in participating in research and other health related projects or pursuing graduate degrees after program completion.

Activities and instruments used to collect information
A reflection exercise during a course will facilitate collection of interest in graduate studies as well as experiences in research and other projects.

Evaluation Criteria
Number of students that demonstrate interest in their writings.

Expected Outcomes
80% of students that complete the reflection will express interest in graduate studies and participating in research and other projects.

Instances to collect information
First time First year Bachelors Degree Second time At midterm Bachelors Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelors Degree

Unit or person responsible
E. Pinto

Intellectual curiosity

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2. Students will participate in undergraduate research or healthrelated projects within or outside the university.

A brief objective questionnaire will be administered by professors of course.

Number of students that indicate have participated in projects.

75% of students will indicate they have or are participating in a health related research or project.

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Knowledge requirement 2.3 from the Accreditation Standards of ACEND.

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Elsa Pinto

Department Chair: Dr. Brenda Toro

Date submitted: 10/01/2012

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO RÍO PIEDRAS CAMPUS PLAN OF ASSESSMENT STUDENT LEARNING PART II – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, OR ATTITUDES LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM OR MAJOR Academic Program or Major: Nutrition and Dietetics
Knowledge, Skills or Attitudes of the Academic Program or Major
Content of the discipline

Academic Year: 2012-2013 Activities and instruments used to collect information
Assignment and Exam

Students Learning Objectives
1. Students will identify useful techniques to measure quality outcomes throughout the foodservice system. (4.2a)

Evaluation Criteria
A rubric will be used to evaluate assignment and individual test items will be selected.

Expected Outcomes
80% of students will receive a good or excellent score on rubric and will answer correctly the selected test items.

Instances to collect information
First time First year Bachelors Degree Second time At midterm Bachelors Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelors Degree

Unit or person responsible
C. Alcaraz C. Betancourt

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2.Identify learning needs of the population using available assessment techniques and learning styles (2.2a) Integration of knowledge 1.Plan a static and cycle menu for a foodservice operation (5.1a)

Report

Rubric to evaluate report

80% of students will receive a good or excellent score on rubric

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Project

Rubric to evaluate project

80% of students will receive a good or excellent score on rubric 80% of students will receive a good or excellent score on rubric

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B. Toro

2.Analyze and evaluate data from nutrition assessment to use in decision-making (1.1a)

Case Study

Rubric

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L. Vicéns

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Elsa Pinto

Department Chair: Dr. Brenda Toro

Date submitted: 10/01/2012

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