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Core Curriculum Assessment Guidelines
This THECB page includes a small section on assessment of the revised core curriculum.
AAC & U's VALUE rubrics are a collection of faculty-developed rubrics which can be used to define in concrete terms, the skills and attitudes that every college graduate should possess, as well as tools to assess student achievement.
DQP Assignment Library
"The purpose of this website is to provide a searchable online library of collegiate-level course assignments in a wide variety of academic disciplines that link to one or more proficiencies in the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP)." A product of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.
Free to individual faculty and students, iRubric is "a comprehensive rubric development, assessment, and sharing tool."
Additional Useful Resources
Elements of the Core Curriculum
Core Curriculum 2014 Web Site
This is the THECB's main Web site for the core curriculum. It includes links to the list of all courses, the submission portal, assessment information, and history.
Foundation Component Areas
These include Communication; Mathematics; Life and Physical Sciences; Language, Philosophy and Culture; Creative Arts; American History; Government/Political Science; Social and Behavioral Science; and Component Area Option. This document defines the area, and tells the number of semester credit hours and the Core Objectives that must be satisfied in each Component Area. Core objectives include include Critical Thinking Skills; Communication Skills; Empirical and Quantitative Skills; Teamwork; Personal Responsibility; and Social Responsibility.
Quick Reference for Core Curriculum 2014
Includes all the salient specifications about the new core in a 2-page document.
Rules and Law
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Rules are part of the Texas Administrative Code, which is the law of Texas.
Rule 4.28 - Core Curriculum
Texas Administrative Code, Part 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter B, Rule 4.28 provides the law enacting the revised core curriculum.
Proposed Rules - THECB
If there are any proposed THECB rules which change the Core Curriculum section of the law, they will be posted here.