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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 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 2016 Meetings​
The College Outcomes Committee meets 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 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.​