Assurance of Learning Course Learning Outcomes
Throughout this course, learners can expect to meet the following learning outcomes:
+ Relate the global content for Assurance of Learning and categorize the specific Assurance of Learning requirements by selected accreditation agencies.
+ Summarize the process of Assurance of Learning and express in the context of the institution and or academic program.
+ Define program learning goals in alignment with your mission, expected outcomes, and strategy.
+ Define measurable program learning objectives in alignment with program learning goals.
+ Identify direct measures to assess student learning.
+ Develop rubrics for each measure to identify evaluation criteria for determining level of mastery and/or performance expectations.
+ Collect, analyze, manage, and report assessment data.
+ Use assessment for continuous program (and institutional) improvement.
+ Evaluate the effectiveness of program modifications/evolutions implemented as a result of assessment (closing the loop).
+ Leverage the capabilities and features of Peregrine’s assessment services, courses, and program offerings for Assurance of Learning requirements.
+ Conduct leadership activities associated with Assurance of Learning.
+ Conduct leading change activities associated with Assurance of Learning.
+ Apply Assurance of Learning principles toward specific accreditation requirements.
ASSURANCE OF LEARNING COURSE course guide & Syllabus
This document is the syllabus for the Assurance of Learning Course. The document lists the instructional topics, learning outcomes, and organization for the module.
Assurance of Learning: Continuous Quality Improvement in Higher Education
This Peregrine Pathways publication will assist accreditation specialists, academic program managers, quality assurance officers, and faulty with assurance of learning implementation and application of Peregrine’s services for assurance of learning. The workbook will help you understand how assessment is used to evaluate higher education goals, objectives, and learning outcomes.
Impacting the Quality of Education
The purpose of this course is to teach the concepts, principles, and requirements associated with Assurance of Learning (AoL) to higher education officials seeking initial or reaffirmation of accreditation. The course also applies to those quality assurance managers in higher education desirous of additional information about AoL for continuous quality improvement.
The course will help faculty, quality assurance managers, academic program managers, and senior higher education officials understand and apply assurance of learning within their institution. The course can be standalone or offered in conjunction with a workshop for the institution. The workshop could be conducted either in-person or virtually. When the online course is offered in
conjunction with a workshop, the result is a “flipped classroom module” whereby the training occurs online and then the workshop is focused on application.
Applications and Best Practices
+ Training for the team involved with the initial or reaffirmation of accreditation.
+ Training for newly appointed quality assurance officers and accreditation managers.
+ Online reference for persons involved in accreditation management and/or assurance of learning activities.
+ Training for academic program managers.
+ Training new faculty and refreshing existing faulty in assurance of learning.