Assessment of Learning in Business Education

TitleAssessment of Learning in Business Education
Faculty/College/UnitSauder School of Business
Duration1 Year
Project Summary

This project aims to support evidence-based curriculum redesign of undergraduate and graduate business programs through the direct assessment of student learning outcomes. The results of this project will be of direct benefit to students as the data collected will help inform curriculum design in ways that can develop students’ thinking skills (i.e. critical thinking, analytical decision-making, skills in synthesis/integration of knowledge), oral and written communication skills, and values (i.e. ethics and sustainabiity). The broader goal of this project is to foster a culture of learning assessment in the business school and to engage faculty in best practices that enhance students’ overall educational experience. Business students who graduate with a high level of competence in the above-mentioned skills and who can incorporate ethical practices and sustainability principles into their professional and personal lives will not only be prepared for the business world, but will also acquire a liberal education that prepares them for global citizenship.

Funding Details
Year 1: Project YearYear 1
Year 1: Funding Year2012/2013
Year 1: Project TypeSmall TLEF
Year 1: Principal InvestigatorValia Spiliotopoulos
Year 1: Funded Amount22,464.80
Year 1: Team Members

Valia Spiliotopoulos, Educational Assessment Specialist, Learning and Technology Services, Sauder School of Business
Carson Woo, Associate Professor, Management Information Science, Sauder School of Business
David Silver, Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Sauder School of Business
Kirk Kristofferson, Ph.D. Student, Marketing, Sauder School of Business
Thomas Allard, Ph.D. Student, Marketing, Sauder School of Business
Kathryn Martell, Dean, College of Business and Public Administration, Kean University