Graduates of Massasoit Community College will be able to:
Massasoit Community College’s core competencies are arranged into eight categories based on the AAC&U LEAP VALUE Rubrics (http://www.aacu.org/value-rubrics).
Each of these categories includes several dimensions. These are the elements Massasoit will examine when looking at student work across the college. The AAC&U LEAP VALUE Rubrics provide the initial basis for assessing these dimensions. The terms and categories below are taken directly from the corresponding LEAP Value Rubrics listed above.
|Written Communication||Context of and purpose of writing; content development; genre and disciplinary conventions; sources and evidence; control of syntax and mechanics|
|Quantitative Literacy||Interpretation; representation; calculation; application analysis; assumptions; communication|
|Oral Communication||Organization; language; delivery; supporting material; central message|
|Information Literacy||Determine the extent of information needed; access the needed information; evaluate information and its sources critically; use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose; access and use information ethically and legally|
|Critical and Creative Thinking||Explanation of issues; evidence; influence of context and assumptions; student’s position; conclusion and related outcomes; acquiring competencies; taking risks; solving problems; embracing contradictions; innovative thinking; connecting, synthesizing, transforming|
|Civic Engagement||Diversity of communities and cultures; analysis of knowledge; civic identity and commitment; civic communication; civic action and reflection; civic contexts/structures|
|Integrative Learning||Connections to experience; connections to discipline; transfer; integrated communication; reflection and self-assessment|
Global self-awareness; perspective taking; cultural diversity; personal and social responsibility; understanding global systems; applying knowledge to contemporary global contexts
Reprinted with permission from "VALUE: Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education." Copyright 2014 by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.