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General Education Outcome Assessment Reports

2011-2018 Gen Ed Assessment Results Summary

This is a quick reference guide of assessment results collected since 2011. This shows areas of strength and opportunity related to the Gen Ed student learning goals.


Please note: due to COVID pandemic restrictions, the fall 2020 GULL Week was cancelled and replaced with a spring 2021 pilot administration of virtual GULL Week assessments.


Reassessment of Critical Thinking & Reasoning-ETS HEIghten Critical Thinking Assessment

Assessment of Inclusion & Diversity and Intercultural Competence-ETS HEIghten-Intercultural Competency & Diversity Assessment


Reassessment of Critical Thinking & Reasoning-ETS HEIghten Critical Thinking Assessment

Assessment of Written Communication & Effective Reading-ETS HEIghten Written Communication Assessment


Reassessment of Information Literacy-JMU Information Literacy Test

Reassessment of Critical Thinking-ETS HEIghten Critical Thinking Assessment

ETS Field Tests of new HEIghten Assessments:


Reassessment of Command of Language (Reading & Writing)-ETS HEIghten Written Communication Assessment


Information Literacy-Project SAILS

Interpersonal Communication-Conversational Skills Rating Scale

Social Responsibility-Defining Issues Test

Humane Values-Defining Issues Test

Intellectual Curiosity-California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory (CCTDI)

Critical Thinking-California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST)

Interdependence Among Disciplines-CCTDI & CCTST

Second Language or Culture-Global Perspectives Inventory


Visual & Performing Arts and Aesthetic Values-JMU Arts & Humanities Questionnaire

Health & Wellness-National College Health Assessment

Literature and Command of Language (Reading & Writing)-CBASE English Subject Exam

Civilization, Contemporary Global Issues, and Social & Behavioral Sciences-CBASE Social Studies Subject Exam

Reassessment of Quantitative Literacy and Scientific Literacy


Critical Thinking Fall 2013 & Critical Thinking Spring 2014

Information Literacy Fall 2013 & Information Literacy Spring 2014

Second Language & Culture: Spring 2014


Interpersonal Communication and Command of Language: (Listening) Fall 2012 & Spring 2013

Command of Language (Speaking): (Speaking) Fall 2012 & Spring 2013

Biological & Physical Sciences: Fall 2012 & Spring 2013


Command of Language (Reading & Writing): Fall 2011 & Spring 2012

Quantitative Literacy: Fall 2011 & Fall 2012