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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Assessment Cycle

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/assessment/assessmentcycle.html

 

A five-year assessment cycle is used to support the assessment of the general education curriculum goals within the general education program.

 

Gen. Ed. Goal Supporting Institutional Student Learning Outcome
General Education Curriculum Goals
Gen. Ed. Goal Areas
Last Term to Collect Results
GECIG Scheduled Review of Gen. Ed. Curriculum Goal
Communication
Skills needed for effective understanding and communication if ideas through reading, listening, critical and integrative thinking, writing, speaking, and technological literacy.
Communication (1) and Information Technology (13)
Spring 2014
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
Multiculturalism and Diversity
 
 Global Citizenship
Our common membership in the human community, coupled with awareness that we live in a diverse world.
Human Diversity (7) and Global Perspectives (8)
Spring 2015
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Civic Engagement
The interrelatedness of human society and the natural environment and the ethical dimensions of political, social, and personal life.
Ethical and Civic Responsibility (9), People and the Environment (10), Performance and Participation (11)
Spring 2016
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
Critical Thinking
Exploration of various ways of knowing through study of the content, methods of inquiry and creative modes of a broad spectrum of disciplines.
Critical Thinking (2), Natural Science (3), Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (4)
Spring 2017
Fall 2017 - Spring 2018
Critical Thinking
Exploration of various ways of knowing through study of the content, methods of inquiry and creative modes of a broad spectrum of disciplines.
History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences (5), Humanities and the Arts (6), and First Year Experience (12)
Spring 2018
Fall 2018 - Spring 2019