Assessment Philosophy

Donnelly College’s assessment framework has been designed to promote continuous program improvement. The faculty, staff, and students of Donnelly College recognize that program improvement can come in many forms, but that without taking time to examine and critically reflect on programmatic and internal operations there will be little chance of making meaningful or significant changes. 

What is Assessment of Student Learning?

Assessment is a systematic collection and analysis of data to improve student learning. The assessment process collects and analyzes data on whether students can demonstrate a set of knowledge and skills after completing a program of study. It informs curriculum and program improvements.