2018 Activities

  • The General Studies Division has begun implementing the new course-level assessment process. Following their rotation plans, each department will assess learning outcomes at the course level. The first round of course-level assessment data will be submitted at the end of the fall 2018 semester.
  • Faculty in the General Studies Division will replace the LOAF (Phase IV) form with the faculty reflection and self-evaluation form. Submissions are due at the end of the fall 2018 semester.
  • CLO assessment has been postponed to begin in the 2019 spring semester. 
  • The Effective Communication College Learning Outcome is scheduled for assessment beginning in spring 2019. Departments that have designated CLO 1 as the primary CLO in their courses will propose signature assignments which will be scored using institutional rubrics.
  • CLOs will be assessed initially on the following schedule. Ongoing assessment of each CLO will occur based upon departmental assessment plans.

Tentative College Learning Outcomes Assessment Cycle

  1. Effective Communication: 2019
  2. Technical Literacy: 2020
  3. Critical Thinking & Quantitative Reasoning: 2021
  4. Workforce Readiness: 2022
  5. Citizenship: 2023

2019 Activities

  • On January 7, 2019, campus-wide training in the revised assessment process will be held. This training is mandatory for full-time faculty and optional, but encouraged, for adjunct instructors.
  • The Health Sciences Division will begin implementing the revised assessment process following the January training.
  • In March, a NILOA coach will visit the college to offer feedback on the revised assessment process.  

Contact Information:

Mandy Wright

Mandy Wright
Director of Academic Assessment
English faculty/Department Chair