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General Education Assessment

Faculty Senate Policies

General Education at Binghamton University is assessed according to the legislation of the Faculty Senate. For the most recent revision approved by the Faculty Senate, please see the Policy on the assessment of General Education and procedures for assessment of General Education. Revisions approved by the Faculty Senate on May 6, 2014. (PDF)

Learning Outcomes for General Education

General Education learning outcomes (revised May 6, 2015) (PDF format)

Course Portfolio Assessment

The core of General Education assessment is the periodic collection of course portfolios, a process facilitated by the Provost's Office.

Template

A template for the General Education Learning Outcomes Assessment Report is available in Microsoft Word format. 

Reports

The following reports have been prepared by the University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, based on a review of the submitted course portfolios:

Presentations

Teaching General Education Humanities in the Era of STEM, Excelsior, and the Neoliberal University, April 25, 2018: https://binghamtonu.webex.com/binghamtonu/ldr.php?RCID=2e1f508fb6bf1e0e609a4590a53dc544. (1 hr 18 min).  This recording does not require a password.  Please note that there are breaks in the recording that we have been unable to edit out. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Teaching General Education C Courses, March 31, 2017: https://binghamton.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=9dc3c46c-f251-4096-a964-1a2009bdbfb2. NOTE: After clicking the event recording link, you will need to hover over the video and click the Maximize Video button in the upper right-hand corner to enlarge the recording.

Teaching General Education O Courses, February 17, 2017: https://binghamtonu.webex.com/binghamtonu/ldr.php?RCID=4a9ea04fe49fb65562184b551bb93bf8. NOTE: After clicking the event recording link, you will need to hover over the video and click the Maximize Video button in the upper right-hand corner to enlarge the recording.

Schedule 

Following is a schedule indicating the categories for which course portfolios will be collected in upcoming academic years:

2016-17

Portfolios have been submitted for the following categories; reports based on these portfolios are in process.
Global Interdependencies
Mathematics/Reasoning
Physical Activity/Wellness

2017-18

Critical Thinking
Pluralism in the U.S.
Oral Communication

2018-19

Composition
Foreign Language
Laboratory Science

Last Updated: 8/23/18