In addition to lecture examinations, quizzes and rubrics designed to evaluate specific assignments, standardized examinations will be used as pre and post program assessments. The Nelson-Denny Test
will be administered to measure vocabulary, comprehension and reading rate. Also, the ETS Proficiency Profile
examination will be administered. This examination evaluates the student’s proficiency in critical thinking, reading, writing, and mathematics in the context of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Other surveys and assessments that will be administered include the Critical Thinking Assessment and the North Carolina Index of Learning styles.