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Assessment

Mount St. Mary’s College has a culture of assessment.  This means

  • Community members share a common commitment to improving student learning and a common language to guide this work
  • Students know at the outset what their expected learning outcomes are for the course, the major or program, and the general studies curriculum.
  • Faculty and staff continually assess the nature and extent of student learning.
  • Lessons about student learning inform curricular, pedagogical, and administrative decisions.
  • The goal of assessment efforts at MSMC is to improve teaching and learning.
  • The overall results of student performance will be available to students, faculty, staff and other interested parties on College webpages

Outcome

Liturgical Formation

  1. Assessment of Liturgical Ministers: Evaluate the effectiveness of the “liturgy points” style of teaching by comparing knowledge of liturgical principles at the beginning of the fall semester and at the mid-point of the spring semester.

Confirmation Formation

  1. Assessment of Confirmation Candidates: Evaluate the development of (a) personal spirituality, (b) theological knowledge, and (c) commitment to active participation in the Church community in the Confirmation candidates through the current formation process.

Catholic Social Teaching

  1. Assessment of Neighbors Program Participants: Evaluate the development of understanding of the principles and theology of Catholic Social Teaching