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Department of World Languages & Cultures

Assessment of the B.A. Programs in Spanish and French Studies:

AY 2010-2011 Assessment Report

AY 2011-2012  Assessment Report

The following charts indicate which assignments we will collect for program assessment, and the rubrics we will use to evaluate them.

Rubric numbers:

5 = Intermediate-Medium

 

6 = Intermediate-High

 

7 = Advanced-Low

 

8 = Advanced-Medium

  9 = Advanced-High

 

 

Rubric letters:

M = Mid-term evaluation

 

C = Compositions

 

O = Oral presentations

 

L = Lesson plan

 

P = Professional development

I. SPANISH

Sequence of required courses in Spanish

Course Name and Number:

Assignments to be evaluated (Rubric number noted in parenthesis):

 

 

Intermediate Medium (SPAN 202-249):

 

SPAN 224: Reading Comprehension

Mid-term evaluation (Rubric 5m

SPAN 225: Composition I

Final composition (Rubric 5c)

 

 

Intermediate High (SPAN 250-299):

 

SPAN 252: Literary Genres

Mid-term evaluation (Rubric 6m)

SPAN 253: Composition II

Final composition (Rubric 6c)

 

 

Advanced Low (SPAN 300-349):

 

SPAN 314: Latin American Culture

Oral presentation (Rubric 7o) only the rubric is uploaded to the e-portfolio

SPAN 315: Spanish Culture

Oral presentation (Rubric 7o) only the rubric is uploaded to the e-portfolio

SPAN 321: Latin American Literature I
and/or

SPAN 323: Latin American Literature II

Mid-term evaluation (Rubric 7m)

Mid-term evaluation (Rubric 7m)

SPAN 326: Spanish Literature I
and/or

SPAN 328: Spanish Literature II

Mid-term evaluation (Rubric 7m)

Mid-term evaluation (Rubric 7m)

   
Advanced Mid (SPAN 350-399):

 

(capstone seminar)

Final research paper (Rubric 8c)

   
Adcanced High (SPAN 400-499)  
Graduate Seminars Research paper (Rubric 9c)

II. FRENCH STUDIES

The B.A. in French Studies consists of eleven courses focusing on French and/or Francophone cultures. Of these eleven courses, at least eight must be taught in French (i.e., courses with the designator FREN): four courses at the 200-level and four courses at the 300-level.
 
Course number and title: Assignments to be evaluated (Rubric number noted in parenthesis)
   
Intermediate Mid (FREN 202-249):  
FREN 202: Intermediate French II Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 5m)
FREN 210: Reading Modern French Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 5m)
FREN 220: Conversation I Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 5m)
FREN 221: Grammar and Composition I Final composition (Rubric 5c)
FREN 224: Cinema for Conversation I Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 5m)
FREN 226: Grammar through Film I Final composition (Rubric 5c)
FREN 230: French Phonetics Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 5m)
   
Intermediate High (FREN 250-299):  
FREN 251: Conversation II Oral presentation (Rubric 6o)
FREN 252: Grammar and Composition II Final composition (Rubric 6c)
FREN 254: Cinema for Conversation II Oral presentation (Rubric 6o)
FREN 256: Grammar through Film II Final composition (Rubric 6c)
   
Advanced Low (FREN 300-349):  
WLC 302 Intro to Teaching World Languages Lesson plan (Rubric 7l) Professional Development (Rubric 7p)
FREN 300: Intro to French Civilization Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 7m) and Oral presentation (Rubric 7o)
FREN 312: Conversation III Oral presentation (Rubric 7o)
FREN 313: Grammar and Stylistics Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 7m)
FREN 315: Applied French Linguistics Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 7m)
FREN 320: Intro to French Literature Mid-term Evaluation (Rubric 7m)
   
Advanced Mid (FREN 350-399): Final research paper (Rubric 8c)

III. TEACHER CANDIDATE ASSESSMENT RUBRICS

Student Teaching Final Evaluation for Spanish and French

Impact on Student Learning