1—Context and Mission
. In the 2014
, “I.1.1 History and Mission” often resulted in verbose histories covering the founding of the university and establishment of the program. In many cases, the founding and evolution of a program are not relevant to the current context of assessment. In developing the new
, the intent was to gain a better understanding of the current context within which the program resides, and how its mission is being applied in the present. This is not to preclude writing about history completely, but to encourage a response that examines how it directly informs or explains the current context and mission.
Student work used as evidence is no longer marked as high and minimum pass. Student work that received a passing grade (either graded A-F or pass/no pass) is part of the evaluation.