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Matching Goals to CATs

 

To find appropriate CAT(s) use the Student Learning Outcomes table below.

  1. Reflect on your own course goals.
  2. Identify the goals within the list that most closely approximate your own (5 or 6 goals is adequate).
  3. Click the check boxes next to those goals.
  4. Click the "Submit" button.
    A chart of the goals and corresponding CAT(s) will be made which can be printed out.

 
Student Learning Outcomes
Classroom Assessment Techniques
Knowledge  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
  Demonstrates basic knowledge of facts and terms    
 
 
 
Demonstrates basic knowledge of concepts and theories    
   
Demonstrates synthesis and integration of information and ideas    
 
 
Develops skill in using materials, tools and technology central to subject          
   
Learns techniques and methods used to gain new knowledge in subject            
     
Learns to evaluate methods and materials of this subject        
 
     
Learns modeling methods appropriate for subject    
     
     
Learns to appreciate important contributions of this subject                    
Develops an informed understanding of the role of science and technology                    

Skills                    
  Analytical Skills  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
Analyzes problems from different points of view    
 
 
 
Recognizes interrelationships among problems and issues    
 
   
Analyzes and interprets experimental data effectively          
   
Applies principles and generalizations to new problems and situations    
 
     
Organizes information into meaningful categories      
   
   
Uses order of magnitude estimation effectively        
         

   Communication Skills  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
Communicates in writing effectively    
 
 
 
Communicates in speaking effectively    
   
       
Uses facts to get points across to others    
   
       
Uses graphs effectively to support points being made    
 
   

   Research Skills  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
Designs an appropriate experiment to answer a question            
     
Carries out a desgined experiment            
     
Brings in information from outside sources          
       
Uses computer-based and other resources effectively          
   
Seeks information on problems from multiple sources          
 
   
Understands importance of what has already been done to solve problems                    
Uses appropriate synthetic/analytic methods to solve problems    
 
     
Uses instrumentation appropriately and effectively            
     
Demonstrates ability to formulate effective questions          
     
Challenges the way things are done                    
Improves on what has been done before    
             
Generates many potential solutions to a given problem          
       

  Teamwork Skills  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
Helps reconcile differences of opinion among team members                    
Shares credit for success with others                    
Cooperates with others    
             
Encourages participation among all team members                  
Shares information with others    
             
Contributes his/her share of project workload                    
Demonstrates ability to work on multidisciplinary team                    
Demonstrates ability to take leadership role in support of team goals                    

Attitudes  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
  Identifies desirable course components  
               
Identifies desirable course pedagogies  
               
Identifies perceived lab/lecture match  
               
Identifies beliefs about the nature of a field  
               
Indicates perceptions about interdisciplinary connections  
               
Indicates student's perceived level of understanding  
               
Indicates student's level of confidence  
               

Instructor Goals  
AS
CT
CM
CD
IN
PA
PO
SR
WR
  Answers student questions on a regular basis                  
Use assessment regularly to assure learning is occurring    
           
Communicates desire for student success    
           
Develops and refines instruction based on student feedback    
           
Receives regular feedback from students    
           
Tracks typical questions                  
Retention of material                    
Subsequent performance in next course                    
Improvement in attendance    
             
Equitable performance for all students                    

 

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