At UW-Madison, every academic program, including general education, must have an active assessment plan in place. Program assessment plans should:
- Articulate a set of student learning outcomes
- Identify where in the curriculum the learning takes place
- Engage in at least one assessment activity each year, which should include at least one direct assessment within a 3 year period
- Report findings annually to the Office of the Provost including plans for improvement
Assessment Plan Guidelines
For guidance on developing or refining graduate program assessment plans, please see the following guidelines. The Graduate School and Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR) also provide campus data for assessment of learning outcomes and data for context about graduate programs.