100% of students will achieve at least 70% on a “word processed” paper that provides a clear, specific thesis. The paper will contain fully developed examples to support the thesis in a logical, coherent manner that demonstrates original thinking, depth of analysis, and comprehension. 80% of the students (8 of 10) achieved above 90% on the research paper. 20% (2 of 10) achieved above 80% on the research paper. The department will hold norming sessions with faculty to standardize grading of research papers. Incorporate system to involve more than one faculty reading during research paper review, beginning Spring 2003.
100% of students will demonstrate the fourth semester language proficiency and cultural fluency through a modified Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). 20% of students (2 of 10) demonstrated a fourth semester proficiency and cultural fluency through a modified OPI. 80% of students (8 of 10) demonstrated a third semester proficiency and cultural fluency through a modified OPI. Incorporate individual speaking assessment in SPA 101 beginning Spring 2003, and continue in 102 during Fall 2003.