The table below indicates the different types of student learning outcomes, where they are assessed, when they are assessed and how the results are evaluated. 

A table showing different levels of assessment

Assessment Cycle: 

The following links explain how to use the Assessment Cycle (Plan, Do, Check, Act) in assessing student learning. All cycles follow the same steps but details for academic programs and cocurricular programs are indicated in the documents. Directions are given for bringing outcomes, developing rubrics and using the rubrics for assessing student learning outcomes within Canvas. 

Assessment Cycle-Cocurricular

Assessment Cycle-Program

Assessment Cycle for Student Learning Outcomes in Canvas

Questions regarding assessment and the use of Canvas should be directed to the Department Chair and/or Cindy Lamberty, Director of Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness, and Planning (

Institutional Learning Outcomes

Rubrics for Institutional Learning Outcomes