PROGRAM IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND COMMUNITY PLANNING

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					                                                  ART HISTORY DEPARTMENT
                                               INITIAL ASSESSMENT DOCUMENT
                                                          2003-2004
                    I                                           II                                                           III

INSTITUTIONAL GOALS                            DEPARTMENT GOALS AND                               ASSESSMENT CRITERIA AND METHODS OF
                                                    OBJECTIVES                                               ATTAINMENT

1.To ensure that students read, write,   1.1 To develop students’ ability to organize and    1.1.1 The department will gather and review data on the ARTH 415
and speak effectively.                   effectively deliver an oral presentation.           Senior Paper presentations by having the Office of Assessment
                                                                                             conduct focus groups of students and faculty to assess effectiveness
                                                                                             of developing students’ abilities to present orally.



2. To increase students’ knowledge of    2.1. To track students attitudes regarding their    2.1.1.The department will conduct regular entrance-to-the-major
people from diverse backgrounds and      development of knowledge of diverse artistic        surveys as well as exit surveys to determine the degree of
cultures and to encourage development    cultures, and their development of awareness as     development of their attitudes and to identify areas needing
of a global outlook.                     to what the discipline of Art History offers them   change and/or improvement in the program.
                                         for their goals after graduation.