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  • Wolves in Action
    Impact Student Learning
    Wolves In Action

    Increase course-level, program-level, and co-curricular learning improvement at A-State

  • Dr. Wayne Wilkinson
    2018-2019 Assessment Fellow
    Dr. Wayne Wilkinson

    Dr. Wayne Wilkinson has been named the Survey Analysis Assessment Fellow for 2018-2019

  • Dr. Paul Mixon
    2018-2019 Assessment Fellow
    Dr. Paul Mixon

    Dr. Paul Mixon has been named a Mexico Mentor Assessment Fellow for 2018-2019

  • Dr. Melodie Philhours
    2018-2019 Assessment Fellow
    Dr. Melodie Philhours

    Dr. Melodie Philhours has been named a Mexico Mentor Assessment Fellow for 2018-2019

  • Dr. Ed Salo
    2018-2019 Assessment Fellow
    Dr. Ed Salo

    Salo named General Education Committee, Curriculum, & Assessment Fellow for 2018-2019

  • Chad Whatley
    2018-2019 Assessment Fellow
    Chad Whatley

    The 2018-2019 Co-Curricular Assessment Fellow is Chad Whatley

  • Dr. Amanda Wheeler
    2018-2019 Assessment Fellow
    Dr. Amanda Wheeler

    Dr. Wheeler named Assessment Fellow for Health & Wellness

Office of Assessment

The Office of Student Learning Outcomes engages students, faculty, administration, alumni, and community stakeholders in a culture of assessment of student learning outcomes at Arkansas State University.

We strive to systematically collect, review and use information about academic programs to improve student learning and to demonstrate that students are achieving the desired learning outcomes consistent with the objectives of the academic program or unit.

  • Assessment is not a review of faculty performance, but rather ongoing measurement of student learning outcomes. Systematic assessment of student learning outcomes enables faculty to address pedagogical and practical issues consistent with individual faculty members’ unique approaches.
  • Assessment focuses on evaluating student achievement of expected learning outcomes based on achieving the strategic goals and objective as identified by the university, individual colleges, departments or other specified units.
  • Assessment seeks to assist faculty in understanding and improving student learning.
  • Assessment assists the university with sustaining and enhancing academic quality and the student educational experience.
  • Assessment is systematic and ongoing.


A Celebration of Investigations into Student-Learning Assessment

Learn@State Program 2018

Learn@State Program 2017

Scenes from Learn@State 2017

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The HLC is an independent corporation and a commission member of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA), which is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.

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University Assessment Fellows

The Office of Assessment Fellows program is designed to create, maintain, and support a university-wide cadre of faculty/staff with a deep commitment to student learning and thus its assessment. Assessment Faculty and Staff Fellows will work closely with department chairs, department faculty, assessment committees, and co-curricular units to coordinate, support, and maintain student learning outcomes assessment processes.

Deadline: October 5th, 2018

Please click on the link below to apply for a University Assessment Fellows position. 

University Assessment Fellows Application