Responding to an external mandate to engage in program level assessment, an assessment ad hoc committee within a large and broadly focused communication studies department invokes the Five Canons as the framework for an imbedded assessment process. The article explores the challenges that the Five Canons helped resolve and the unique organizational and curricular advantages that the Five Canons offer.
Persuit, J. M., Scott, J., & Olsen, R. K. (2014). Back to the future: Cicero’s five canons as an assessment framework. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 33(2), 98-111.