Learning Assessment at Gallaudet

The Gallaudet University community recognizes the need to adopt an assessment process that advances evidence-based decisions about teaching, learning, bilingualism, diversity, campus life, academic support and student development. Fostered by a concern for student academic growth and personal development, the assessment process at Gallaudet aspires to employ data-driven decision-making to continuously increase student achievement and institutional effectiveness.

Policy on Assessment Reporting Cycles


SLO cycle

Assessessment Processes at Gallaudet:

Learning Assessment Update (LAU)  

DUE annually in the fall in WEAVE.

In effect since 2006. Transition from paper reports to an online system (WEAVE) occurred in Fall 2012.
Senior Literacy Assessment (SLA)       

DUE annually in the spring.

Program to collect final written English and ASL products from their graduating seniors in fall and spring. Program submits products in spring. In effect since 2009.
Senior Assessment (SA)

Professional development in AY 2012-2013; Planning in AY 2013-2014; Assessing seniors beginning in AY 2014-2015.
Unit Effectiveness Planning (UEP)

DUE annually in the fall to Dean(s) with a copy to OAQ.

In effect since 2011.  

Note: All relevant assessment reports are available in the Blackboard under "Program Outcomes".


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