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ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

WURZWEILER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK/YESHIVA UNIVERSITY MASTERS OF SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM DATA COLLECTED THROUGH SUMMER 2016

Description of the Assessment Process

For each of the coursework indicators a rubric was developed.  The instructor rated each student on the coursework indicators related to the competencies being measured by their final assignment(s). All students were assessed using the following rating scale:

Competency Indicators

Not Competent

(1)

Developing Competency

(2)

Competent

(3)

Advanced Competency

(4)

The individual benchmark for each student is to be assessed as competent on the indicator.
For the practice observables, a rating of good or higher was considered achieving the benchmark.  The students are assessed on the practice observables at the end of the academic year by their agency field supervisor.

1= Poor Student’s performance is unacceptable
2= Fair Student shows a beginning ability to use the skill expected for this level
3= Good Student shows a consistent ability to use the skill expected for this level
4= Very Good Student shows skill acquisition beyond expectation for this level
5= Excellent Student’s skill acquisition is exceptional for this level
0=Not applicable

Student has not had the opportunity to learn this skill

 

 

FIRST YEAR BENCHMARK

 

BENCHMARK =80%

SECOND YEAR BENCHMARK

 


BENCHMARK = 90%

 COMPETENCY

GENERALIST

Advanced Clinical

Advanced Group Work

Ethical and Professional Behavior

82.2% 98.39% 100%

Diversity and Difference

88.88% 100% 88.89%

Human Rights; Social Economic & Environmental Justice

77.62%

92.23% 100%

Practice-Informed Research & Research-Informed Practice

90.17%

95.83% 100%

Policy Practice

80.95%

94.17% 100%

Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities

84.05%

98.93% 100%

Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities

78.26%

93.62% 100%

Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities

81.16%

91.4% 100%

Evaluate practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities

83.1%

89.36% 90.10%