BSW Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Academic Year 2021 - 2022

Completed: October, 2022

 

Summary of the Program’s Assessment Plan | Generalist Practice

All students are assessed using a minimum of two measures on their mastery of the nine competencies that comprise the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education and any additional competencies programs may choose to add.  Summarize the program’s competency-based assessment plan.  Programs may add/delete rows to accurately reflect the number measures included in the data presented.

 

Assessment Measure #1: (Foundation Comprehensive Exam)

Dimension(s) assessed:

Knowledge

When/where students are assessed:

Last Field Seminar

Who assessed student competence:

Faculty on the Assessment Committee graded exam

Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 1-9:

70% accuracy

Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9:

70% of students

Assessment Measure #2: (Field Evaluation)

Dimension(s) assessed:

Skill

When/where students are assessed:

Close of Field Seminar

Who assessed student competence:

Field Instructor

Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 1-9:

3.5 out of 5 possible points

Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9:

70% of the students

 

COMPETENCY

COMPETENCY BENCHMARK (%)

PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ACHIEVING BENCHMARK

 

 

 

Aggregate of Students
 from All Program Options
 n = 21

Program Options #1
(University of Arkansas-Fayetteville/On Campus)
n =21

Competency 1:
Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior

70%

85.26%

85.26%

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice

70%

76.75%

76.75%

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice

70%

82.09%

82.09%

Competency 4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice

70%

92.76%

92.76%

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice

70%

82.67%

82.67%

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

92.09%

92.09%

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

83.59%

83.59%

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

91.09%

91.09%

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

78.97%

78.97%

 

MSW Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

Overall Assessment Findings: All MSW Programs

Academic Year 2021-2022

Completed: October 2022

 

Summary of the Program’s Assessment Plan | Generalist Practice

All students are assessed using a minimum of two measures on their mastery of the nine competencies that comprise the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education and any additional competencies programs may choose to add.  Summarize the program’s competency-based assessment plan.  Programs may add/delete rows to accurately reflect the number measures included in the data presented.

 

Assessment Measure #1: Foundation Comprehensive Exam

Dimension(s) assessed:

Knowledge

When/where students are assessed:

Last Field Seminar Class

Who assessed student competence:

Faculty on the Assessment Committee graded exam

Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 1-9:

70% accuracy

Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9:

70% of students

Assessment Measure #2: Field Evaluation

Dimension(s) assessed:

Skill

When/where students are assessed:

Close of Field Seminar

Who assessed student competence:

Field Instructor

Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 1-9:

3.5 out of 5 possible points

Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9:

70% of the students

 

Summary of the Program’s Assessment Plan | Specialized Practice

 

Students are assessed using a minimum of two measures on their mastery of the nine competencies that comprise the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education and any additional competencies programs may choose to add, that reflect the area of specialized practice.  Summarize the program’s competency-based assessment plan.  Programs may add/delete rows to accurately reflect the number of areas of specialized practice and each measure included in the data presented.

 

Area of Specialized Practice #1: Multi-systems Life Course

 

Assessment Measure #1: Concentration Comprehensive Exam

Dimension(s) assessed:

Knowledge

When/where students are assessed:

Last Field Seminar class

Who assessed student competence:

Faculty on the Assessment Committee graded the exam

Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 1-9:

80% accuracy

Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9:

80% of students

Assessment Measure #2: Field Evaluation

Dimension(s) assessed:

Skill

When/where students are assessed:

Close of Field Seminar

Who assessed student competence:

Field Instructor

Outcome Measure Benchmark (minimum score indicative of achievement) for Competencies 1-9:

4 out of 5 possible points

Competency Benchmark (percent of students the program expects to have achieved the minimum scores, inclusive of all measures) for Competencies 1-9:

80% of the students

 

Assessment Results for MSW Generalist Year, and Advanced Standing Program On Campus and Online

 COMPETENCY

 COMPETENCY BENCHMARK % (FOUNDATIONS)

 COMPETENCY BENCHMARK % (ADVANCED STANDING)

MSW Foundations
(University of Arkansas-Fayetteville/On Campus)
n = 9

MSW Advanced
(University of Arkansas-Fayetteville/On Campus)
n = 18

MSW Advanced
(University of Arkansas-   Fayetteville/Online)
n = 11

Competency 1:
Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior

70%

80%

88.44%

91.98%

85.67%

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice

70%

80%

75.11%

96.65%

98%

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice

70%

80%

92.94%

64.99%

60.06%

Competency 4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice

70%

80%

84.51%

86.34%

82.5%

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice

70%

80%

82.22%

96.45%

82.08%

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

95.18%

98.1%

92.09%

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

80.63%

87.1%

90.62%

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

91.39%

94.55%

90.24%

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

71.04%

80.2%

77.89%

 

Assessment Results for Advanced Standing Programs in Aggregate and All MSW Programs in Aggregrate

 

 COMPETENCY

 COMPETENCY BENCHMARK % (FOUNDATIONS)

 COMPETENCY BENCHMARK % (ADVANCED STANDING)

Aggregate of Students
 from All Advanced MSW Options
 n = 29

Aggregate of Students from All MSW Options
n=38

Competency 1:
Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior

70%

80%

88.06%

88.15%

Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice

70%

80%

97.49%

92.19%

Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice

70%

80%

61.93%

69.27%

Competency 4: Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice

70%

80%

83.96%

84.09%

Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice

70%

80%

87.53%

86.27%

Competency 6: Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

94.37%

94.56%

Competency 7: Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

89.28%

87.24%

Competency 8: Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

91.87%

91.76%

Competency 9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities

70%

80%

78.77%

76.94%