2011 Demonstration of Program Outcomes
BS in Information Technology

Source: Aggregated outcome assessment results from 2011 capstone courses.


Communicates effectively in business environments.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of business communication using an appropriate selection of tools in connection to the proposal.

1% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of business communication identifying tools in connection to the proposal.

13% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of business communication using an appropriate selection of tools in connection to the proposal.

86% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of business communication using a variety of appropriate tools in connection to the proposal.

Uses IT tools for decision-making.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of using IT tools for decision-making, nor use an appropriate selection of tools in connection to the proposal.

0% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of using IT tools for decision-making, identifying tools in connection to the proposal.

10% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of using IT tools for decision-making, using an appropriate selection of tools in connection to the proposal.

90% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of using IT tools for decision-making, using a variety of appropriate tools in connection to the proposal.

Collaborates using IT tools in an organization.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of general plans for collaboration within the environment with the goal of addressing the problem in connection to the proposal.

0% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of superficial plans for collaboration within the environment in connection to the proposal.

7% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of general plans for collaboration within the environment with the goal of addressing the problem in connection to the proposal.

93% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of specific plans for collaboration within the environment with the goal of addressing the problem in connection to the proposal.

Solves loosely defined problems with technology solutions.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of problems in the environment, nor include technology solutions in connection to the proposal.

0% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of problems in the environment, and includes vague technology solutions in connection to the proposal.

9% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of problems in the environment, and includes technology solutions in connection to the proposal.

91% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of problems in the environment, and includes specific technology solutions in connection to the proposal.

Understands ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with IT.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of ethical, legal, and policy issues related to the environment in connection to the proposal.

8% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of ethical, legal, and policy issues related to the environment in connection to the proposal.

15% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of ethical, legal, and policy issues related to the environment in connection to the proposal.

77% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of ethical, legal, and policy issues specific to the environment in connection to the proposal.

Creates IT solutions to solve organizational problems.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of general organizational problems, nor develop IT solutions that effectively address them in connection to the proposal.

0% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of superficial organizational problems and develops IT solutions that effectively address them in connection to the proposal.

8% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of general organizational problems and develops IT solutions that effectively address them in connection to the proposal.

92% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of specific organizational problems and develops IT solutions that effectively address them in connection to the proposal.

Plans strategically for global and domestic environments.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of connection between the action research environment nor global/domestic environmental factors in connection to the proposal.

0% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of the action research environment and global/domestic environmental factors in connection to the proposal.

9% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of connection between the action research environment and global/domestic environmental factors in connection to the proposal.

91% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of connection between the action research environment and global/domestic environmental factors in connection to the proposal.

Designs and models effective IT solutions for an organization.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the development of IT solutions that generally address the problems identified, using IT principles connected to the proposal.

0% Basic: Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of the development of IT solutions that superficially address the problems identified, using IT principles connected to the proposal.

7% Proficient: Demonstrates an adept understanding of the development of IT solutions that generally address the problems identified, using IT principles connected to the proposal.

93% Distinguished: Demonstrates significant understanding of the development of IT solutions that address the problems identified, effectively using IT principles connected to the proposal.