1. Program Outcome BSCS.OC4

 

The ability to acquire technical knowledge through self-study

 

1.1. Assessment

BSCS.OC4 was assessed at the Intermediate level in CS 151 taught by Suneuy Kim.

BSCS.OC4 was assessed at the Advanced level in CS 160 taught by Ron Mak.

 

1.2. Tasks for Assessment of BSCS.OC4 in CS 151 at the Intermediate level

Students who pass CS 151 should be able to learn an assigned topic not covered in lecture and perform tasks related to the topic.

Examples of tasks include: 

  1. Write a program that serializes a collection of objects into a file and restores the collection from the file.
  2. Write a program that arranges and displays multiple GUI components in a container using the GridBagLayout manager.

 

1.3. Results of Assessing BSCS.OC4 in CS 151 at the Intermediate level

The assessment of BSCS.OC4 was completed by Suneuy Kim in CS 151.

Overall, 86% of the students were able to complete the task assigned, meeting this Program Outcome.

 

1.4. Tasks for Assessment of BSCS.OC4 in CS 160 at the Advanced level

 

1.5. Results of Assessing BSCS.OC4 in CS 160 at the Advanced level

The assessment of BSCS.OC4 was completed by Ron Mak in CS 160.

Overall, seven out of eight (87.5%) teams implemented a program feature that fulfills the task that assesses the Program Outcome. These teams were able to implement features that were at least 80% to the satisfaction of the instructor.

1.6. Analysis

The results show that most students were able to meet this Program Outcome. 86% of students in CS 151 were able to fulfill BSCS.OC4 at the Intermediate level, and 87.5% of the students in CS 160 were able to fulfill BSCS.OC4 at the Advanced level.

1.7. Recommendations

None