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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 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 Course Reports for Spring 2018 were due July 20th, 2018. 
SLO Assessment Scores and Reports for Fall 2017 were due February 2, 2018.​
SLO Assessment Scores and Reports for Spring 2017 were due July 1, 2017
SLO Assessment ​Scores for Fall 2016 were due February 3, 2017

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

Agendas for all meetings are publicly posted a minimum of 72 hours in advance on the left-hand, street-facing window of the Behavioral Science Building (BEH). ​

Fall 2018 Meetings​

The College Outcomes Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Alder 1004A:
  • ​Wednesday 9/19/18, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 10/17/18, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
  • Wednesday 11/21/182:30--3:30 p.m. (Alder 1004A)
Spring 2018 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 2/21/18, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday 3/21/18, 2:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday 4/18/182:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)
  • Wednesday 5/16/182:30--3:30 p.m. (SSB, 3rd Floor Conference Room 48309)​​​​

Fall 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 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)​​