Assessing Academic Programs

To support assessing student learning outcomes, academic departments must themselves think and operate in terms of defining and measuring outcomes, and working for continuous improvement.

Departmental & Program Mission Statements & Educational Outcomes
In addition to the institutional mission statement and outcomes assessment standards, each department and program at WPI develops its own mission statement and outcomes assessment criteria.
An Implementable/Sustainable Outcomes Assessment Process for an Electrical Engineering Program (2001) (111KB PDF file)
The WPI Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering examines the start-up and pilot testing of a course-based assessment system, linking courses objectives to department (and university) goals.
Sample Self-studies prepared for the 2002 ABET (Acreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) Accreditation Visit
Updated Program Review
WPI Biomedical Engineering Department Assessment Review 2004 - (512KB PDF file)

WPI Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Assessment Review - (1.9MB PDF file)

WPI Mechanical Engineering Department Assessment Review 2004 - (224KB PDF file)

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