As the myCSUNtablet initiative unfolds, its impact on student learning will be evaluated at regular intervals. We will be especially interested in the degree to which the tablet encourages student achievement of course learning outcomes and its support of continuous learning.
Student achievement of learning outcomes and the impact of the tablet on courses will be assessed in a variety of ways. Evidence of student learning across tablet and non-tablet sections will be gathered using HOT (Hybrid, Online, Traditional) direct assessment methods. Faculty will identify common learning outcomes across sections of varying modalities and evaluate student work using a shared rubric. In addition, there will be rich indirect assessment of both students and faculty through vehicles such as group and peer interviews, surveys, and focus groups. We will be especially interested in how student responses in indirect assessment correlate with what analytics tell us about device types used and time on task.
Assessment of student learning works hand-in-hand with faculty development. Faculty will be encouraged to convene periodically, either within or across departments, to share thoughts, breakthroughs, new apps, lessons learned, and student/learner outcomes.