The Office of the Provost and the Program Learning Outcomes Assessment Working Committees hosted a [...]workshop on March 18th, 2014, entitled Assessment in the Arts & Humanities, featuring special guests Laura Rosenthal and Donna Heiland, editors of Literary Study, Measurement, and the Sublime: Disciplinary Assessment.
Assessment in the Humanities: Why? How? For Whom?
The morning session, lead by Laura Rosenthal, covered big picture topics, such as the politics of assessment and accrediting agencies, the purposes of assessment work, who looks at assessment, what assessment tools have been developed, and whether you should use preexisting assessment products or develop your own.