Written Communication, Information Literacy, and Critical Thinking

Collection of data for written communication and critical thinking began in 2000 when undergraduate writing samples were scored using the CLU Writing Assessment Rubric  (WAR) and the Critical Thinking Rubric .

The study was expanded in 2006 to include information literacy.  The rubric was revised to include information literacy.  In 2007 the study included the scoring of graduate papers.

2000 - 2006 WIC Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Report

This report represents a chronological history of the development of assessing the WIC student learning outcomes at CLU.  Faculty designed the methodology which included double scoring of papers for inter-rater reliability which included a calibration exercise.  Data results and analysis throughout 2000 to 2006 are provided. 

Project Summary

Comparison of 2006 and 2007 WIC Data

2006-2007 WIC Summary of Criteria and Mean Scores