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Assessment Cycle

GCC functions on a three-year cycle of course, program, and institutional assessment. During that time, all courses, programs, and institutional learning outcomes are assessed and appropriate steps are taken to improve student learning.

Course Assessment Program Review & Assessment Institutional Assessment

AY 18-19

Faculty conduct course assessments (Complete)

Academic departments develop their Academic Assessment Plans (Complete)

Academic Degree Programs  (Complete) Student Affairs begins assessment planning (Complete)
Planning & Data Collection:
  • Quantitative, Information Literacy (Complete)

AY 19-20

Faculty conduct course assessments (In Progress) Academic departments update their Academic Assessment Plans to reflect current course assessment results (In Progress)
Career and Technical Education (In Progress) Student Affairs collects assessment data (In Progress)
Analyzing & Applying:
  • Quantitative, Information Literacy (In Progress)
Planning & Data Collection:
  • Thinking, Career Goals, Diversity (In Progress)

AY 20-21

Faculty conduct course assessments

Academic departments update their Academic Assessment Plans to reflect current course assessment results

Student Affairs and Administrative Services

Analyzing & Applying:

  • Thinking, Career Goals, Diversity

Planning & Data Collection:

  • Communication, Responsibility

AY 21-22

(CYCLE REPEATS)

Faculty conduct course assessments

Academic departments update their Academic Assessment Plans to reflect current course assessment results

Academic Degree Programs

Analyzing & Applying:
  • Communication, Responsibility
Planning & Data Collection:
  • Quantitative, Information Literacy