The Student Learning Outcomes Committee assists faculty and departments in the development and assessment of student learning outcomes (SLO) in relation to curriculum development, as well as department and college-wide planning; to review college-wide efforts at SLO assessment, and to disseminate the results of those reviews to the college community.

Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

  1. To provide assistance and guidance to departments in the writing of student learning outcomes.
  2. To assist departments in developing outcomes assessment strategies and plans.
  3. To provide models of SLO assessments at the course and program level.
  4. To analyze college-wide SLO reports, looking for cross-disciplinary patterns in student learning.
  5. To provide feedback on assessment plans/methods/data to departments and/or individual instructors.
  6. To disseminate information regarding student learning outcomes and assessment to the college-wide community.
  7. To forward proposals regarding academic and professional matters to the Academic Senate.
  8. To forward recommendations regarding non-academic and professional matters to the College President.

Responsibilities

  1. To review departments’ responses on SLO-related questions of Annual Department Plans yearly.
  2. To develop SLO guidelines and best practices.
  3. To recommend SLO-related materials for the SLO webpage and library.
  4. To develop system-wide assessment materials – particularly surveys.
  5. To track college-wide SLO assessment for accreditation.
  6. To provide yearly reports on state of SLO assessment to the Academic Senate and Institutional Effectiveness committee.
  7. To coordinate training in SLO assessment.
  8. To coordinate assessment of college’s institutional student learning outcomes.

Membership

Total number of members is ten (10), including representation from the following constituency groups:

  1. Administrators (1)
    1. Administrative Liaison - Dean of Instruction (1)
  2. Faculty (8), one from each area, includes Faculty Chair
  3. Classified (1)

Committee Membership Roster