Assessment of Student Learning



Computer Science Discipline


UNIT MISSION/GOAL(S)

To educate our students and the residents in our region on the principles of computing and the benefits and limitations in deploying computing throughout our society.

Unit Mission/goal(s) and the Institutional Mission Relation

The institution's mission is teaching, research and outreach which corresponds precisely with our goals.


STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES, EXPECTED OUTCOMES, ASSESSMENT METHODS & TOOLS, TIMELINE

Learning Objective 1
Learn the fundamentals of computing including problem solving skills, algorithm development, programming and developing effective solutions through group activities.
Expected Outcome 1
Students learn how to think critically
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 1
Many of these skills will be necessary to complete our Software Design course
Timeline for the Outcome 1
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress

Learning Objective 2
Acquire appropriate communication skills for the field.
Expected Outcome 2
Students will present seminars, give papers at regional conferences, and prepare papers
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 2
Quantity and quality of presentations and papers submitted, especially in the Seminar course
Timeline for the Outcome 2
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress

Learning Objective 3
Develop a broader perspective of the computing field.
Expected Outcome 3
Approximately 50% of our students will study abroad, will complete internships, do research, complete a MAP or MAI position
Method(s), Measure(s), and Instrument(s) for Expected Outcome 3
Quantity and quality of non-classroom experience
Timeline for the Outcome 3
Starting Date for the Implementation: In Progress
Anticipated Date for the First Results: In Progress