Student Artifact Repository Project
The Student Artifact Repository Project (StARs Project)
What is the StARs Project?
The Student Artifact Repository Project (StARs) is a voluntary collection of student work that provides opportunities for systematic review of Millersville's general education objectives and general education competencies, also considered University outcomes.
Each semester, courses are randomly identified at the 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels within the general education core curriculum. Faculty
Once assignments are collected, a random sample is reviewed using the AAC&U Values Rubrics or a locally-established rubric by a trained panel of AOAC members or interested faculty and staff. Inter-rater reliability is established among the panel.
Pilot Study Assessment Briefs are available for:
- Critical thinking (AAC&U Values Rubric)
- Written communication (AAC&U Values Rubric)
- Information literacy (AAC&U Values Rubric)
- Public Speaking (Locally Developed Instrument)
Faculty members are encouraged to review the assessment briefs and provide feedback to members of AOAC.This assessment initiative is coordinated by the Faculty Senate Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee with support from Planning, Assessment
Student Artifact Repository Project (StARs)
Faculty: Faculty voluntarily participating please complete the informed consent form available in the link below and submit to Mr. Scott Anderson, Dr. Lisa Shibley or Ms. Kay Keen.
For your information only, you may view the Student Informed Consent Form here:
These materials are not for use without expressed written permission of Dr. Shibley or Mr. Scott Anderson.
General Education Outcomes Assessment
For more information about the assessment of the seven University outcomes (also known as general education competencies) listed below, please go to General Education Outcomes Assessment page.
- Critical Thinking
- Written Communication
- Oral Communication
- Quantitative Literacy
- Scientific Literacy
- Information Literacy
- Technological Competency