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Assessment Resources

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP)

General Education

Program Learning Outcomes

Assessment Resources

Methods of Assessment of Student Learning

      Tips on Writing Program Learning Outcomes

      Understanding and Creating Rubrics

 Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP)

Institutional Summary Reports
Spring 2013 Fall 2013    
Spring 2012 Fall 2012    
n/a Fall 2011    





General Education at LSC-O

General Education at Lamar State College-Orange is the broad-based foundational course of study that is essential for all disciplines that develop intellectual competencies needed for students to acquire the breadth of knowledge which is the touchstone for life-long learning and success.

Annual Reports
2013-2014 2012-2013 2011-2012 2010-2011




Core Curriculum 2014 Assessment Information

Following the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's Core Curriculum Assessment Guidelines, LSC-O developed six outcome rubrics based upon the Association of American Colleges and Universities VALUE Rubrics. (VALUE is an acronym for Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education).

Rubrics Resources

Communication Skills Rubric


Assignment Development Checklist

Syllabus & Course Development Checklist (Note: This checklist can be utilized to develop courses which assess any of the six general education core outcomes)

Critical Thinking  Skills Rubric

Empirical/Quantitative Skills Rubric 

Personal Responsibility Skills Rubric

Personal Responsibility Skills Resources

Social Responsibility Skills Rubric

Social Responsibility Skills Resources (coming soon)

Teamwork Skills Rubric

Teamwork Skills Resources

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Requirements 

2010-2012 Reading & Social Awareness Test Results
  Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012
Class Students % Success Students % Success Students % Success
Entry Level 102 58% 123 54% 130 60%
Capstone N/A (first assessment) 125 61% 109 63%
Assessment Measure Utilized


        Program Learning Outcomes

Program Year
Arts and Sciences 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Business Management 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
College Preparatory 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
College Success N/A 2012-2013 2013-2014
Criminal Justice 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Dental Assisting 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Emergency Medical Services 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Industrial Process Technology 2011-2012  2012-2013 2013-2014
Information Technology  2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Medical Office Technology 2011-2012  2012-2013 2013-2014
Pharmacy Technology 2011-2012  2012-2013 2013-2014
Teaching (Education) 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Upward Mobility Nursing 2011-2012  2012-2013 2013-2014
Vocational Nursing 2011-2012  2012-2013 2013-2014