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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) 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 for fall 2015 are due February 5, 2016.
SLO Assessment Scores for spring 2016 are due July 1, 2016.

Spring 2016 Meetings
The College Outcomes Committee will meet 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 will meet 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 will meet 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.

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