ERIC Number: ED375912
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Institutional Effectiveness Program. Pima County Community College District Institutional Effectiveness Series: 1.
Pima County Community Coll. District, AZ.
Describing Pima Community College's (Arizona) institutional effectiveness program, this report provides related board policy, an overview of the program, and an analysis of each of the five program components. Following introductory materials and a board statement indicating the college's commitment to ensuring institutional effectiveness through continuous assessment and quality improvement, an overview of the program is provided, including a schematic diagram of program components and a list of documents in which review results are made available. Individual descriptions are then provided for the following five components of the institutional effectiveness program: (1) an evaluation, every 5 years, of the mission statement involving broad-based community involvement; (2) annual reviews of programs and services with respect to students, faculty, curriculum, and financial operation, as well 5-year reviews of goal achievement, faculty development, and curriculum modifications; (3) periodic evaluations of faculty, the chancellor, administrators, staff, and the board of governors; (4) student outcomes assessment, including classroom mini-grants, general education, occupational education, and student information system reports; and (5) continuous evaluation of the planning process. For each section, information is provided on participants in each component, the form of documentation, and the utilization of results. Timelines, the executive summaries of four research reports, and other supporting materials are appended. (KP)
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Evaluation Methods, Institutional Mission, Institutional Research, Organizational Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, Personnel Evaluation, Program Evaluation, Research Utilization, Self Evaluation (Groups), Two Year Colleges
Pima Community College, Office of the Vice Chancellor, 4907 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85701-1030.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pima County Community Coll. District, AZ.