Wilkes University

Assessment Day

Assessment Day


Wilkes’ academic programs produce some of the highest quality graduates in Northeast Pennsylvania. In an effort to confirm the quality of Wilkes’ general education program, a pilot senior assessment will take place during the reading period of final exams week.  The senior assessment pilot is being coordinated by both the General Education Committee (GEC) and the University Assessment Committee (UAC). 

Seniors and P2 students are encouraged to attend the senior assessment to demonstrate their knowledge and skill related to their general education.

Student that participate in this event will have a chance to win multiple IPADs.

Date:                     May 3rd 2012
Time:                    Registration begins at 10:30 a.m; Assessments takes place from 11:00 a.m.until 2:00 p.m.
Place:                   1st Floor Breiseth Hall
Audience:             Graduating seniors and P2 students
Registration:         Registration in now closed. Walk-ins are welcome
General Education Skill Area Outcomes
Method of Assessment

Written Communication

Students will respond to a writing prompt; Faculty volunteers will assess writing using a holistic rubric

Quantitative Reasoning

ETS-PP (National standardized measure)

Critical Thinking

ETS-PP (National standardized measure)

Computer Literacy

To be determined (assessment will include practical application of technology to assess outcomes in this skill area)