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College Outcomes Committee

New COC Members 
by Cleveland, Monique D.
 9/10/2014 3:57 PM
 
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​Mission and Objectives

To guide the college through the continual process of developing, implementing, assessing, and evaluating outcomes guidelines; to implement and evaluate college-wide outcomes activities; and to oversee the assessment and reporting of student learning outcomes, service area outcomes, and program outcomes.

The duties of the College Outcomes Committee (COC) shall be to:

  • Support Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) Assessment and Reporting
  • Support Service Area Outcomes (SAOs) Assessment and Reporting
  • Support Program and General Education Learning Outcomes (PLOs and GELOs) Assessment and Reporting
  • Oversee Twice-Yearly Pierce Assessment Day
  • Develop and Monitor Institutional Guidelines on Outcomes
  • Support Faculty Work on Integrating Outcomes Assessment with Existing Assessment Practices
  • Monitor Outcomes-Related Accreditation Updates

Authentic Assessment

As of 2013, Pierce College has adopted the following definition of "Authentic Assessment:"

  • Authentic Assessment is a form of assessment in which students are asked to perform tasks that demonstrate meaningful application of essential knowledge and skills. (adapted from Jon Mueller)
Fall 2014 Meetings

The College Outcomes Committee will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Subsequent meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of the month from 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Oct. 7, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2). Meeting for Sept--Nov will be held in the Student Services Bldg., 3rd Floor large conference room. The December 2 meeting will be held in the CSB conference room. Meetings are open to any faculty member or administrator who wishes to attend.
10/7/2014 2:30 PM Outcomes Committee Meeting 
11/4/2014 2:30 PM Outcomes Committee Meeting 
12/2/2014 2:30 PM Outcomes Committee Meeting 
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