Multi-State Collaboration Releases Initial Findings on Student Achievement of Key Learning Outcomes Assessed Using Common VALUE Rubrics

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 08:15

AAC&U and SHEEO announced today the preliminary findings from the Multi-State Collaborative to Advance Learning Outcomes Assessment (MSC) Pilot Study—including data about student’s achievement of three Essential Learning Outcomes: critical thinking, writing, and quantitative literacy.  In the pilot study, faculty used AAC&U’s common VALUE Rubrics to assess 7,000 samples of student work submitted by faculty from 59 institutions in nine states. See the MSC pilot summary slide deck for full information on preliminary results of faculty scoring of student work products, as well as demographics of students whose work was assessed, and rubrics used in the assessments.. See: for the full list of participating institutions involved in both the pilot and continuing phases of the MSC work. For more information read the press release, or see also VALUE and Multi-State Collaborative to Advance Learning Outcomes Assessment. See also articles published by Inside Higher Ed and The Chronicle of Higher Education.