Paralegal Assessment Project Details

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Outcome 1:   Identify the areas of law and concepts that apply to a fact situation.   

Project A: Key Terminology Examination #1
Is this the first, second or third year for this project?   First
Assessment Tool(s): Key Terminology Examination.
Success Standard:  80% of students will achieve a 70% score on the Key Terminology Examination.   
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Location:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Sample Size:  18
Project Completion Date: December 2012
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom

 

Project B:  Key Terminology Examination #2
Is this the first, second or third year for this project? First
Assessment Tool(s): Key Terminology Examination.   
Success Standard:  80% of students will achieve an 80% score on the Key Terminology Examination.
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Location: Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Sample Size: 18
Project Completion Date:  December 2012
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom

 

Outcome 2:   Identify the facts, issues, and holdings within a court case.

Project A: Case Brief Initial
Is this the first, second or third year for this project? First
Assessment Tool(s):  Checklist of key elements of a case brief.
Success Standard:  80% of students will correctly identify 50% on checklist.  
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Location:  Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Sample Size:  18
Project Completion Date: December 2012
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom

 

Project BCase Brief Final
Is this the first, second or third year for this project? First
Assessment Tool(s): Checklist of key elements of a case brief.
Success Standard:  80% of students will correctly identify 80% on checklist.   
Course(s):  PARA 140, Criminal Law and Procedure
Faculty Assessing Course(s) & Location: Vanessa A. Purdom, Vincennes Campus
Sample Size: 18
Project Completion Date:  December 2012
Faculty Responsible for Oversight/Compiling Student Results: Vanessa A. Purdom