Graduate Resources

UMaine Assessment Documents

Assessment Tools

Rubrics from other institutions for proposals, dissertations and defense and general thesis assessment.

Webinars and Presentations

Fall 2022 UMaine Workshops

(Follow the links below to view recordings of workshops)

  1. Graduate Assessment Expectations Friday, Oct 14, 2022 at 12-1 PM via Zoom.Please join us for this first workshop of the fall to learn about the program assessment process at UMaine and expectations for the 2022/23 academic year. There will be an opportunity for discussion and questions.
  2. Graduate Program Learning Outcomes Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022 at 12-1 PM via Zoom.In this workshop we will provide guidance on how to develop program learning outcomes that are meaningful, measurable, and manageable and are aligned to the Graduate School Learning Goals.
  3. Curriculum Mapping Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 at 12-1 PM via Zoom.Curriculum mapping is a graphical way to visualize where program outcomes are being introduced, reinforced and mastered throughout a program. In this workshop we will review the steps needed to create a robust curriculum map and discuss how to use it to inform curricular review.
  4. Assessment Planning Wednesday, Nov 9, 2022 at 11-12 PM via Zoom.In this final workshop we will review the steps for building a meaningful assessment plan to make sure all your program learning outcomes are assessed over the three year assessment cycle. All graduate programs are expected to create an assessment plan by the end of this academic year.