As an institution, conducting and improving assessment has been examined closely over the past several years. In fact, the results from a college-wide Governance Survey conducted in Spring 2016 found reporting on SLOs were:
In response to the survey results, starting Fall 2016, a group of five faculty, one representative from each division, were selected from a pool of applicants to participate as Teaching, Learning and Assessment (TLA) coaches. Funded for a 1-year term through ACES, the purpose of the TLA coaches is to assist faculty in:
The TLA coaches work with the TLA core team consisting of the college’s Faculty Assessment Coordinator, Instructional Technologist, Dean of Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness and the Vice President of Instruction. Members of the TLA group include:
Starting Fall 2017, continued funding for the TLA coaches for a 1-year term will be made possible by the IEPI.