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Office of Academic Assessment

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University of Oklahoma

“We don’t assess to prove… but to improve”
- D. Stufflebeam

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Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Academic Assessment (OAA) is to promote student learning and overall success by fostering good assessment practices across all academic programs at OU. We offer services with regard to development, implementation, and review of assessment of student learning at course, program and institutional levels.  Below, pease see details for each of these levels.

program assessmnet


OAA assists individual faculty members to design and implement authentic methods of assessing student learning within the classroom environments (face-to-face, blended or online). Learn more

Program Assessment


OAA works collaboratively with College Assessment Representatives and Assessment Liaisons in each department/school to design and document assessment activities/initiatives as part of the annual program assessment reporting.
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Institutional Assessment


OAA contributes to university-wide assessment efforts through a number of initiatives. These include coordinating institutional surveys to inform and support evidence-based practice, decision making, benchmarking, and strategic planning.
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