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Student Learning Outcomes

All course sections and co-curricular activities supporting a WSSU SLO should report fall 2019 data through the data collection portal by January 7, 2020.

WSSU Student Learning Outcomes
Winston-Salem State University has seven student learning outcomes: Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Information Literacy, Oral Communication, Quantitative Literacy, Scientific Literacy, and Written Communication. WSSU's goal is to incorporate and assess the seven student learning outcomes across the curriculum as well as in co-curricular activities.  Data for courses and co-curricular activities mapped to a WSSU student learning outcome are submitted through an online survey.  Units are also encouraged to report and store additional information in Nuventive Improve (TracDat), the university's assessment management system. 

Data Collection for WSSU Student Learning Outcomes
Each semester, instructors who teach courses mapped to an institutional learning outcome are expected to apply the corresponding SLO rubric to a course assignment/artifact/activity.  At this time, instructors report course-level rubric data through an online survey.  Co-curricular activities mapped to institutional learning outcomes are also invited to submit rubric data through the online survey.  

The data collection for fall 2019 is now open.  All General Education courses being taught in fall 2019, as well as co-curricular activities that assess student learning outcomes, are required to submit data.  

Student Learning Outcomes for Degree Programs

A list of degree programs and corresponding student learning outcomes can be found in the Winston-Salem State University academic catalogs. This information is provided to meet UNC’s Strategic Directions goals. Click on the links below to view the academic catalogs. Programs track their major-level outcomes through Nuventive Improve (TracDat). 

Course Catalog

Please contact the Office of Institutional Assessment and Research at 336-750-8036 if you have any questions.