Collegiate Learning Assessment

The Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) measures critical thinking, analytic reasoning, problem solving, and written communication skills through tasks which require the student to develop a written response to open-ended questions.

In order to measure value-added to student learning, 100 SF State freshman students are tested in the fall term, and 100 senior level students are tested in the subsequent spring term. After scoring and analysis by the CLA team at the Council for Aid to Education, an institutional report is prepared for SF State with results for the term.

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