Paralegal Assessment Project Details, 2014-2015

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Outcome 1:  Identify the areas of law and concepts that apply to a fact situation.
 
Project A Title: Key Terminology Examination #1
Is this the first, second or third year for this project?   Third
Brief Project Description: Questions on an examination related to terminology comprehension.
Assessment Tool(s)Used: Key Terminology Examination
Success Standard:  70% of students will get each question related to terminology correct.
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Campus:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Projected Sample Size:  14
Student Assessment will Occur: Fall? Spring? Both Semesters? Fall
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom
 
Project B Title: Key Terminology Examination #2
Is this the first, second or third year for this project?   Third
Brief Project Description: Questions on an examination related to terminology comprehension.
Assessment Tool(s)Used: Key Terminology Examination
Success Standard:  70% of students will get each question related to terminology correct.
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Campus:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Projected Sample Size:  14
Student Assessment will Occur: Fall? Spring? Both Semesters? Fall
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom
 
Project C Title: Key Terminology Examination #3
Is this the first, second or third year for this project?   Second
Brief Project Description: Questions on an examination related to terminology comprehension.
Assessment Tool(s)Used: Key Terminology Examination
Success Standard:  70% of students will get each question related to terminology correct.
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Campus:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Projected Sample Size:  14
Student Assessment will Occur: Fall? Spring? Both Semesters? Fall
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom
 
Outcome 2:  Identify the facts, issues, and holdings within a court case.
 
Project A Title: Case Brief Initial
Is this the first, second or third year for this project?   Third
Brief Project Description: Students will receive a court opinion and a case brief checklist that identifies the key elements of a case brief.
Assessment Tool(s)Used: Checklist of key elements of a case brief
Success Standard:  50% of students will correctly identify each element of the case brief.
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Campus:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Projected Sample Size:  14
Student Assessment will Occur: Fall? Spring? Both Semesters? Fall
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom
 
Project B Title: Case Brief Final
Is this the first, second or third year for this project?   Third
Brief Project Description: Students will receive a court opinion and a case brief checklist that identifies the key elements of a case brief.
Assessment Tool(s)Used: Checklist of key elements of a case brief
Success Standard:  80% of students will correctly identify each element of the case brief.
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Campus:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Projected Sample Size:  14
Student Assessment will Occur: Fall? Spring? Both Semesters? Fall
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom