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College Outcomes Committee

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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) and Support Service Learning Outcomes (SSLOs) Assessment and Reporting 

Support Program and General Education Learning Outcomes (PLOs and GELOs) Assessment and Reporting

Support Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) Assessment and Repo​rting

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 follo​wing 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)​​


 
​​Due Dates
SLO Assessment Scores and Reports for Spring 2017 are due July 1, 2017
SLO Assessment ​Scores for Fall 2016 are due February 3, 2017
SLO Assessment Scores for Spring 2016 are due July 1, 2016.​
SLO Assessment ​Scores for Fall 2015 are due February 5, 2016.

Fall 2017 Meetings​

Meetings are open to any faculty member or administrator who wishes to attend.​

The College Outcomes Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30--3:30 p.m. in the Student Services Bldg., ​3rd Floor Conference Room 48309 on:
  • ​Wednesday 9/20/17, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday 10/18/17​, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday 11/15/172:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)​​
Spring 2017 Meetings​
The College Outcomes Committee met the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30--3:30 p.m. in the Student Services Bldg., ​3rd Floor Conference Room 48309 on:
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (S​SB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday, March 15​, 2:30--3:30 p.m (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309) [CANCELED]
  • ​​Wednesday, May 17, 2:30--3:30 p.m.​ (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309​)

Fall 2016 Meetings​
The College Outcomes Committee met the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30--3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2:30--3:30 p.m (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • ​​Wednesday, December 7, 2:30--3:30 p.m.​ (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309​)
Spring 2016 Meetings
The College Outcomes Committee met in the Student Services Bldg., ​3rd Floor Conference Room 48309 on:
Tuesday, February 16, 2:30--3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 1, 2:30--3:30 p.m
Tuesday, April 12, 2:30--3:30 p.m.
​​Tuesday, May 3, 2:30--3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31, 2:30--3:30 p.m.​ [tentative]

Fall 2015 Meetings
The College Outcomes Committee met in the Student Services Bldg., ​3rd Floor Conference Room 48309 on:
Tuesday, September 8, 2:30--3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 6, 2:30--3:30 p.m
Tuesday, November 3, 2:30--3:30 p.m.
​​Tuesday, December 1, 2:30--3:30 p.m.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Spring 2015 Meetings
The College Outcomes Committee met in the Student Services Bldg., ​Conference Room 48309 on:
     Tuesday, Feb 10, 3:15--4:15 p.m .  
     Tuesday, March 3, 2:30--3:30 p.m.
     Tuesday, April 14, 3:15--4:15 2:30--3:30 p.m.
     Tuesday, May 5, 2:30--3:30 p.m.