FYLI Outcomes and Assessment
I. Socializing students for excellence
Socializing for excellence
understand and adopt the culture of university-level academics, particularly
the expectation of high standards, self-reflectivity and self-management.
Critical study strategies/skills
be able to identify and apply the critical study strategies and skills for the
be able to identify and access appropriate academic support mechanisms and
Challenging and rigorous
invest significant time and effort in challenging and rigorous university-level
demands from the offset of the course.
develop from a novice to a more experienced learner.
engage in active learning experiences.
Participation / attendance
be responsible for regular participation and attendance in class meetings.
Transparency of course expectations
understand the criteria for class assessments.
Early and often
receive early and formative feedback beginning in the first week of class.
complete frequent developmental, low-stakes assessments.
receive regular GPS reports and a mid-term grade report.
Disciplinary habits of mind
begin to develop the habits of mind of the discipline’s practice.
participate in a course that values the diverse cultural backgrounds of the students
complete formal or informal evaluation of critical skills and/or knowledge
addressed in the course.
take advantage of learning experiences outside of the classroom.
Inclusive and accessible
have uniformly inclusive and barrier-free access to information, materials,
instructional delivery, student activities and assessment.
develop social networks that encourage peer teaching and learning.
Alignment between outcomes, learning, experiences,
benefit from close alignment between outcomes, learning experiences, and assessments.
all sections of a coordinated course will encounter comparable learning
experiences and assessment