Solving real-world problems in an industry setting is critical for professionals in the field of Food Science, so faculty in the School of Food Science want to know how well their students meet this goal before they graduate. The School, a joint program between Washington State University and the University of Idaho, recently selected four […]
Robust senior-level assessment is an essential component of degree program assessment. For many programs, senior-level direct measures connect with a capstone course. Capstone courses for majors can provide valuable holistic information about students’ learning before they graduate. Faculty in WSU’s undergraduate program in Civil Engineering (CE) have a regular and reliable source of information on […]
At WSU, Spring is the time of year for rain and tulips–and also for student focus groups. A number of academic programs conduct focus groups with their graduating seniors during the last weeks of spring semester every year or every other year to get feedback about students’ experiences in their major.