Objective 1

VC Objective 1:  Continuously assess Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Service Unit Outcomes (SUOs) at the institutional, program, and for instructional areas, course levels.

VC Strategic Goal 1:  Continuously improve educational programs and services to meet student, community, and workforce development needs.

VCCCD Board Goal:  1) Provide Access and Student Success, and 2) Maintain Instructional Quality within Budgetary Limits 

# Action Steps Responsible Party Timeline Progress
1.1 Apply assessment results from prior semester (spring 2012) to improve programs and services and document those improvements Programs, departments, and services Fall 2012 Ongoing
1.2 Evaluate closing the loop on prior semester's assessments Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, TracDat Facilitator, Faculty SLO Facilitators Fall 2012 Completed
1.3 Complete annual SLO report Dean of Institutional Effectiveness July 2012 Completed
1.4 Draft ILSO rubrics Dean, Institutional Effectiveness, Faculty SLO Facilitators July 2012 Completed
1.5 Input initial administrative data into TracDat TracDat Facilitator July 2012 Completed
1.6 Provide staff and supervisor TracDat training TracDat Facilitator August 2012

Completed

1.7 Maintain SLO website TracDat Facilitator Continual Ongoing
1.8 Preview SLO/SUO work to be done in fall with campus at mandatory flex day Dean, Institutional Effectiveness August 2012 Completed
1.9 Identify PSLOs, ISLOs, and SUOs to be assessed during fall 2012 semester; create performance indicators and timelines Programs, departments, and services August 2012 Completed
1.10 Provide department chairs, coordinators, and Deans TracDat TracDat Facilitator, Faculty SLO Facilitators September 2012 Completed
1.11 Provide mapping and embedding training to department chairs and coordinators for SLOs at the institutional, program and course levels Faculty SLO Facilitators September 2012 Completed
1.12 Revise SLO/SUO rotational plan Faculty SLO Facilitator September 2012 Completed
1.13 Create TracDat help guides for users and put the documents in TracDat for reference TracDat Facilitator, Faculty SLO Facilitators September 2012 Initial documents completed; process ongoing
1.14 Create ISUOs for Service (learning environment and accountability) SLO Committee, SUO Subcommittee  October 2012 Completed
1.15 Create embedded SLO assessment form Faculty SLO facilitators October 2012 Completed
1.16 Complete 2012 College Status on SLO Outcomes Implementation for ACCJC Dean, Institutional Effectiveness October 2012 Completed
1.17 Approve SLO/SUO rotational plan; send to Academic Senate  SLO Committee October 2012 Completed
1.18 Provide supplemental training to department chairs and coordinators on embedding of SLOs; review timelines for SLO/SUO assessment completions for fall 2012; establish additional training sessions for faculty on TracDat Faculty SLO Facilitators; TracDat facilitator November 2012 Completed
1.19 Conduct small group training sessions for faculty on inputting assessment data into TracDat TracDat Facilitator, Faculty SLO facilitators November/December 2012  In process
1.20 Complete ISLO, PSLO, CSLO (if embedded), SUO assessments for fall 2012 semester Programs, departments, services December 2012 Completed
1.21 Input all completed ISLO, PSLO, CSLO, and SUO assessment data into TracDat Programs, departments, services December 2012 Ongoing
1.22 Create ISLO, PSLO, CSLO, SUO timelines for spring 2012 SLO Committee January 2012 Completed
1.23 Create assessment plans for ISLO, PSLOs, CSLOs and SUOs for spring 2012 Programs, departments, and services January 2012 Completed
1.24 Review results of ISLOs, PSLOs, CSLOs, and SUOs assessments course and SUO assessments and work with faculty and staff to improve Department Chairs, SLO Facilitators, Deans, SLO Committee Spring 2013 Ongoing 
1.25 Continue to work with Faculty to refine ISLOs, PSLOs, CSLOs mapping Faculty SLO facilitators Spring 2013 Ongoing
1.26 Create and submit five-year rotational plans for all SLO and SUO assessments Programs, departments, and services; SLO Committee Spring 2013 Completed
1.27 Apply assessment results from prior semester (fall 2012) to improve programs and services and document those improvements Programs, departments, and services Spring 2013 Ongoing
1.28 Conduct SLO annual survey of all faculty and staff Dean, Institutional Effectiveness April 2013 Completed
1.29 Conduct SLO Committee self-evaluation Dean, Institutional Effectiveness May 2013 Completed
1.30 File annual SLO report Dean, Institutional Effectiveness June 2013 In process