Use of Student Learning Evidence

NILO Model - Use of Student Learning Evidence

This component represents the extent to which evidence of student learning is used to identify areas where changes in policies and practices may lead to improvement, inform institutional decision-making, problem identification, planning, goal setting, faculty development, course revision, program review, and accountability or accreditation self-study.

Assessment in Action

At Missouri State University, faculty and staff research and write about assessment of student learning. To learn more, click on the links in the slideshow below.

  • Student Learning in Media, Journalism & Film

  • Student Learning in Biology

  • Student Learning in Criminology

  • Student Learning in Introductory Psychology

Public Affairs Grants - Final Reports

The Public Affairs Grant awarded funds to Missouri State faculty across the university who applied with exceptional proposals for embedding public affairs concepts into one of their courses. Instructors used the funds to offer an opportunity for learning and reflection on the three pillars of public affairs. Below are final reports from faculty indicating the learning outcomes and results following the grants.

Proposal Title
"MUS 239 World Music Class to attend Ethnic Music Concert at Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts" MUS 239 Dr. Cynthia Green Libby
"Using the power of social influence and impact of entertainment to provide a broader cultural awareness and increase empathy in students of Communication Sciences and Disorders"  CSD Deborah Cron
"Making the Connections: Technical Writing and Public Affairs"  ENG Dr. Rhonda Stanton