FAQs

What is “an assessment”?  Assessments are the activities or assignments that instructors use, typically within a course, to measure the degree to which students have achieved the learning outcomes being addressed in that course. Some of the most common assessments include final papers, discussion boards, presentations, whole or portions of exams, portfolios, capstone projects, etc.

What is eLumen?  eLumen was the assessment data management system that Concordia University used between 2005 and 2019 to collect individual faculty evaluations of their students’ achievements of various learning outcomes. eLumen was a tool to support CSP’s efforts to organize and aggregate assessment data.

Who can view eLumen data?  Raw data is no longer available from eLumen, but program assessment reports using eLumen data are stored in the Google Drive Shared Drive for each department.