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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 Learning Outcomes (PLOs) Assessment and Reporting

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

Oversee 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, Course Reports, and PLO reports for Spring 2020 was July 17th, 2020. Meetings are open to any faculty member or administrator who wishes to attend.​
 
Agendas for all meetings are publicly posted on this website with Zoom meeting instructions a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the meeting. ​

Fall 2020 Meetings​

The College Outcomes Committee will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30-3:30 p.m.via Zoom, as health and safety allows:
Spring 2020 Meetings​

The College Outcomes Committee met the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Alder 1004A or via Zoom, as health and safety allows:
Spring 2020 Pierce Assessment Day

The College Outcomes Committee will hold Pierce Assessment Day on Friday, March 27th, from 9:00am-2:00pm location and modality TBD.  Canceled
 
Fall 2019 Meetings​

The College Outcomes Committee met the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Alder 1004A:
  • ​Wednesday 9/18/19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 10/16/19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 11/20/19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
Spring 2019 Meetings​

The College Outcomes Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Alder 1004A:
  • ​Wednesday 2/20/19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 3/20/19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 4/17/19, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 5/15/192:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)