Assessment of Student Learning

The assessment of student learning at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is an integrated, inclusive, and sustainable process that contributes to an authentic creative learning community. This website is a resource to help MICA faculty and staff lead the assessment process by documenting and evaluating student work, focusing on student progression through excellent programs, and thereby improve teaching and learning.

Institutional Plan for Assessment

INSTITUTIONAL PLAN FOR ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING 
An overview of the culture of assessment being built at MICA.


INSTITUTIONAL SURVEYS & DATA
Listing of data sources that can be used to evaluate student learning outcomes.


ANNUAL ASSESSMENT CYCLE
Programs complete assessment of all outcomes within a 3-year timeframe.


INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OUTCOMES
MICA's Institutional Learning Outcomes define the common goals and values for student learning.


PROGRAM REVIEW (FORTHCOMING)

Assessment 101

PROGRAM ASSESSMENT STEP BY STEP
Steps for conducting Program Learning Outcomes assessment.


LEARNING OUTCOMES
Overview and guidelines for writing Learning Outcomes.


RUBRICS  
Resources for building rubrics as tools to assess student learning outcomes.


EVIDENCE
Reference guide for the collection of Direct and Indirect Evidence of student learning.

Assessment Forms & Resources

ASSESSMENT FORMS & GUIDES
Forms, guidelines, and templates for program assessment.


ASSESSMENT RESOURCES
Links to external resources about the assessment process.


ASSESSMENT ARCHIVES
Collection of individual programs' assesment materials by academic calendar year.


ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE
The Assessment Committee membership and the committee's responsibility.


ASSESSMENT COACHES
The list of Assessment Coaches, their roles, and responsibilities.