CCC Assessment Reports and Actions
Part of the assessment process is to move beyond the compiling student learning data to review and analysis activities in order to implement changes that improve teaching and learning for the College's students and educators. The assessment reports are gathered and analyzed at various levels by various stakeholders throughout the College.
The resulting actions vary as much as the collection processes do. This could be identifying an issue that needs further data and analysis to making a change to the learning activities within a class.
Course Assessment Reports & Actions
The Course Assessment Reports will only provide overall faculty statistics on submissions numbers, the types of assessment tools used, and the overall types of changes faculty made. More specific details, such as the assignments faculty used for assessment, student results, and the faculty's reflection, are available with the "Course Assessment Report" located in the "Education and Learning Effectiveness" Canvas shell for each semester (Login required for access).
*This course assessment report was generated during a General Education Thinking Skills Learning Outcome Assessment project.
Actions taken as a result of the Course Assessment reports are reflected within the reports themselves. In addition, these results are shared by the academic leadership team with their faculty as many faculty like to see what other faculty are doing and this spurs innovative practices and conversations around teaching and learning between colleagues.
Program Review Documents & Actions
Program review documents that have been completed, or are under review, are available on the Program Review Process under "Completed Program Review Documents and Schedules."
In addition to these program documents, the dates for the next steps in the program's process are available.
As part of the academic program review, the program meets with the Provost and the program's Dean to discuss progress and results of established goals. This meeting is documented by the Assessment Coordinator and reviewed by the program for accuracy.
2020-2021 Physical & Biological Sciences Action Report *Currently under review
General Education Assessment Reports & Actions
General Education Program Review
The General Education Program review documents that have been completed, or are under review, are available on the Program Review Process under "Completed Program Review Documents and Schedules." Due to its complexity, the different area blocks of General Education (Mathematics, Composition, Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, and Physical & Biological Sciences) conduct individual processes.
General Education Program-Level Assessment
General Education program-level assessment is conducted across all General Education courses. The assessment projects vary in assessment tools, methodology, and courses depending on the General Education outcome being assessed.
2018-2021 General Education Communication Learning Outcome Assessment
While a formal report has not been created for the Communication assessment project, the results were reviewed during a General Education Committee meeting. Several actions to be pursued in the fall were identified:
There were five intensive writing courses that did not appear to have an intensive writing project:
- The committee will recommend that the Dean of Learning Services, as a Curriculum representative, send an email clarifying the expectations and criteria of being an intensive writing course.
- A committee member will research the curriculum to create an Intensive Writing Workshop that would be required prior to teaching an intensive writing course.
There is a desire to share the created rubric with identified Communication faculty; however, the General Education Committee is revising the performance measures for the Communication outcome. The committee agreed to create a new rubric and share it out with faculty once complete.
Yearly Assessment Reports
Yearly assessment reports are summaries of the assessment projects and reviews from the academics year. As such, the actions from each of the projects are not discussed in the yearly assessment reports.
2019-2020 Assessment Report
2018-2019 Assessment Report
Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Reports & Actions
Quality Initiative on Assessment
Interim Monitoring Report on Assessment
2016 HLC Request for Interim Monitoring Report on Assessment