UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO RÍO PIEDRAS CAMPUS PLAN OF ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING PART I – CAMPUS MISSION LEARNING OUTCOMES

Academic Program or Major: English LICO
Academic Year: 2012-2013

Campus Mission Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Objectives

Activities and instruments used to collect information

Instances to collect information Evaluation Criteria Expected Outcomes
First time First year Bachelor’s Degree Second time At midterm Bachelor’s Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelor’s Degree

Unit or person responsible

Effective communication

Student will be able to: 1) apply the effective use of language arts skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening skills) in English 2) articulate wellstructured, clear and precise statements when speaking, reading and writing in English 3) organize logically reports/ essays/ presentations write with grammatical correctness, lexical variety, and attention to formal style

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Loretta Collins

Pre-test 60% of the  Meaningful assessed sample will score communication -Informal and 3pts or more in the that fits the formal writing proposed rubric for purpose assignments assessment of writing  Well-organized reports/ essays/ or and/or speaking skills. -Oral presentations web-based Post-test 80-90% of the presentations (-Web-based assessed sample will score Coherence and written projects 3pts or more in the clarity in the may also be used) proposed rubric for presentation of assessment of writing and/ ideas or speaking skills. Formal Style (Syntax, grammar and usage; varied and appropriate vocabulary)  Adequate use of appropriate research and secondary sources, if required Department Chair: Dr. Mirerza González - Writing samples

INGL 4235

R. Dupey

INGL 3275 INGL 4205 INGL 4230

J. MacLennan A. Albuyeh J. MacLennan

INGL 3231 INGL 3236 INGL 3237

Z. Sanjuro K. Miranda M. González

Date submitted: November 7, 2012

Campus Mission Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Objectives

Activities and instruments used to collect information

Instances to collect information Evaluation Criteria Expected Outcomes
First time First year Bachelor’s Degree Second time At midterm Bachelor’s Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelor’s Degree

Unit or person responsible

5) adequately and ethically use appropriate research and secondary sources, if required

 Adequate use of informational technologies, if required

Critical and creative thinking

Student will be able to: 1) effectively identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments and truth claims 2) develop an academic argument that is accurate, relevant, complex, innovative, logical and coherent 3) formulate and present convincing reasons in support of conclusions

- Writing samples

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Loretta Collins

The student Pre-test 70% of the assessed sample will score  recognizes both -Informal and 3pts or more in the his/ her own formal writing personal prejudices proposed rubric for assignments assessment of critical related to a given topic and identifies thinking skills. -Annotated the author’s biases bibliography Post-test 80-90% of the when reading analytical essays or assessed sample will score -Oral presentations 3pts or more in the literature proposed rubric for  formulates (-Web-based assessment of writing appropriate written projects skills. questions in may also be used) response to a text  understands, -Student survey interprets, synthesizes, compares and contrasts, explains  undertakes assigned projects with attention to academic ethics, legal implications, Department Chair: Dr. Mirerza González

INGL 4235

R. Dupey

INGL 3275 INGL 4205 INGL 4230

J. MacLennan A. Albuyeh J. MacLennan

INGL 3231

Z. Sanjuro P. Pérez W. Villanueva K. Miranda M. González

INGL 3236 INGL 3237

Date submitted: November 7, 2012

Campus Mission Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Objectives

Activities and instruments used to collect information

Instances to collect information Evaluation Criteria Expected Outcomes
First time First year Bachelor’s Degree Second time At midterm Bachelor’s Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelor’s Degree

Unit or person responsible

intellectual curiosity and creativity Use of information technologies Student will be able to: 1) identify the value and the differences between potential resources available in a variety of formats (for example, multimedia, data bases, web pages, blogs, audiovisual resources, books, academic and non-academic articles, etc.) 2) Examine and compare the information from various sources in order to evaluate its reliability, validity, correctness, authority or appropriateness for the topic and point of view. 3) Understand the differences between general and specialized sources and make an appropriate selection of resources for the project at hand Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Loretta Collins - Writing samples -Informal and formal writing assignments -Annotated bibliography -Oral presentations (-Web-based written projects may also be used) The student  identifies the types of resources that would best serve the purpose of the project.  selects appropriate resources for the nature and level of the information or analysis required.  evaluates the sources of information in a critical manner, using sources that are reliable and erudite.  understands the ethical and legal implications of using information technologies Pre-test 60% of the assessed sample will score 3pts or more in the proposed rubric for INGL 3275 assessment of writing skills. Post-test 80-90% of the assessed sample will score 3pts or more in the proposed rubric for INGL 3231 assessment of writing skills. INGL 3236 INGL 3237 INGL 4235 R. Dupey

J. MacLennan INGL 4205 INGL 4230 A. Albuyeh J. MacLennan

Z. Sanjuro P. Pérez W. Villanueva K. Miranda M. González

Department Chair: Dr. Mirerza González

Date submitted: November 7, 2012

Campus Mission Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Objectives

Activities and instruments used to collect information

Instances to collect information Evaluation Criteria Expected Outcomes
First time First year Bachelor’s Degree Second time At midterm Bachelor’s Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelor’s Degree

Unit or person responsible

4) Employ sources that are up-to-date. Distinguish between sources that are current and those that are outdated. 5) Correctly cite sources according to the preferred style-sheet (MLA, APA, etc.) or in accordance with academic internet conventions.

Research

Student will be able to: 1) Define a viable research topic or project. Adequately limit the focus for the nature of the assignment. 2) Apply research

- Writing samples -Informal and formal writing assignments -Annotated

The student is able to  define project and employ a thesis statement/ hypothesis.

Pre-test 65% of the assessed sample will score 3pts or more in the proposed rubric for INGL 3275 assessment of critical thinking skills.

INGL 4235

R. Dupey

J. MacLennan INGL 4205 A. Albuyeh

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Loretta Collins

Department Chair: Dr. Mirerza González

Date submitted: November 7, 2012

Campus Mission Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Objectives

Activities and instruments used to collect information

Instances to collect information Evaluation Criteria Expected Outcomes
First time First year Bachelor’s Degree Second time At midterm Bachelor’s Degree Third time At the end of the Bachelor’s Degree

Unit or person responsible

methods to the preparation of presentations, formal essays, or web-based or multimedia individual and/ or group research projects 4) Know and adequately employ necessary academic criticism or theory in the analysis. 5) Adequately articulate the results of the research project and offer conclusions 6) Select the appropriate manner to document the research (presentation, essay, web-based or multimedia text)

bibliography -Oral presentations (-Web-based written projects may also be used)

 justify the value and methodology of the project and its manner of presentation.  select or devise adequate research material (see the section on information technologies)  integrate the cited sources into his/her analysis  cite reliable sources  undertake the project with attention to academic ethics and honesty, legal implications, intellectual curiosity and creativity

Post-test 80-90% of the assessed sample will score 3pts or more in the proposed rubric for INGL 3231 assessment of writing skills. INGL 3236 INGL 3237

INGL 4230

J. MacLennan

Z. Sanjuro P. Pérez W. Villanueva K. Miranda M. González

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Loretta Collins

Department Chair: Dr. Mirerza González

Date submitted: November 7, 2012

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO RÍO PIEDRAS CAMPUS PLAN OF ASSESSMENT STUDENT LEARNING PART II – KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, OR ATITUDES OF THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM OR MAJOR Academic Program or Major: English LICO
Academic Year: 2012-2013

Knowledge, Skills or Attitudes of the Academic Program or Major

Students Learning Objectives

Activities and instruments used to collect information

Instances to collect information Evaluation Criteria Expected Outcomes
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

Knowledge of Written Language in Standard English

Students will be able to: 1) assess the effective use of writing skills to articulate well-structured statements in English.

- Writing samples -Informal and formal writing assignments -Oral presentations (-Web-based written projects may also be used)

- Usage & mechanics - Purpose - Organization

Pre-test 60% of the assessed sample will score 3pts or more in the proposed rubric for INGL 3275 assessment of writing skills. Post-test 80-90% of the assessed sample will score 3pts or more in the proposed rubric for INGL 3231 assessment of writing skills. INGL 3236 INGL 3237

INGL 4235

R. Dupey

J. MacLennan INGL 4205 INGL 4230 A. Albuyeh J. MacLennan

Z. Sanjuro P. Pérez W. Villanueva K. Miranda M. González

Assessment Coordinator: Dr. Loretta Collins

Department Chair: Dr. Mirerza González

Date submitted: November 7, 2012

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