Provost’s Council for Enhancing Student Learning

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The Provost’s Council for Enhancing Student Learning is a representative body that seeks to enhance educational effectiveness in the colleges and schools, departments, and classrooms on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota. The Council works to achieve this mission by:

The Council for Enhancing Student Learning received its charge from the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and serves in an advisory capacity to the Provost.

A Steering Committee, comprised of members of the larger council, meets once a month. For a list of upcoming meetings, please contact Cynthia James Murdoch, at MACAL001@umn.edu.

For more information on CESL and learning assessment on the Twin Cities campus, contact the chair:

Arlene Carney
Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
234 Morrill Hall
100 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-626-9545
carne005@umn.edu

For more information on the Student Learning Outcomes and their assessment, contact:

Cynthia James Murdoch
Coordinator, Student Learning Assessment
Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
234 Morrill Hall
100 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-3956
MACAL001@umn.edu


Current CESL Steering Committee Members

Arlene Carney , Chair
Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
carne005@umn.edu

Ole Gram
Associate to the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
gram@umn.edu

Ron Huesman
Assistant Director, Office of Institutional Research
Huesm003@umn.edu

Laura Coffin Koch
Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Associate Professor
Post Secondary Teaching and Learning
koch@umn.edu

David Langley
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Langl029@umn.edu

Rick McCormick
Professor
German, Scandinavian and Dutch
Mccor001@umn.edu

Cynthia Murdoch
Coordinator, Student Learning Assessment
macal001@umn.edu

Joseph Shultz
Analyst
Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
shul0048@umn.edu

Cathrine Wambach
Associate Professor
Post Secondary Teaching and Learning
wamba001@umn.edu


Statement of Foundations for Learning Assessment


Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Please see the SLO web site for detailed information on the development and implementation of the Student Learning Outcomes.


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