Student Learning Assessment Framework

In alignment with SACSCOC expectations, LSU demonstrates a commitment to the principles of continuous improvement, based on a systematic and documented process of assessing institutional performance with respect to mission in all aspects of the institution. The continuous improvement cycle includes the development of a plan, identification of expected outcomes and associated measures, assessment of the extent to which the outcome has been achieved, and evidence of seeking improvement based on analysis of the findings.

The following SACSCOC principle is addressed via the student learning assessment process:

SACSOC Principle Expectation Related LSU Process Require Participants

The institution identifies expected outcomes, assesses the extent to which it achieves those outcomes, and provides evidence of seeking improvement based on analysis of the results in the following areas:

  1. Student learning outcomes from each of its educational programs
Student Learning Assessment All academic degree programs and stand-alone certificates


Key Upcoming Student Learning Assessment Dates 

  • PLAN: 2021-2024 Three-year Period Assessment Plan                  August 30, 2021
  • SLAR: 2021 Assessment Cycle (F2020, Sp2021, Su2021)             September 30, 2021 
  • PIR: Three-Year Period includes 2018-2021                                      November 15, 2021

Related Documents

Student Learning Guidelines

Assessment Plan Rubric

Student Learning Assessment Report (SLAR) Rubric

Student Learning Program Impact Report (PIR) Template

Student Learning PIR Example

Geaux Assess Student Learning Synopsis

Contact Us

Dr. Tara Rose
Director of Assessment

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