ERIC Number: ED442487
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Institutional Effectiveness Summary, 1998-99.
Trident Technical Coll., Charleston, SC.
This report summarizes assessment activities and indicators of institutional effectiveness at Trident Technical College for 1998-99. The college measures institutional effectiveness through Goal Attainment Scaling, a flexible measurement process designed to develop criteria for assessing each program, student service, and academic unit. The components of institutional effectiveness include the following: general education, majors and concentrations, academic advising, 2-year to 4-year transfer, student development, and library resources. In 1998-99, assessments were conducted within general education, majors and concentrations, and student development. In General Education, the majority of outcomes met or exceeded expectations based on course scores, instructor scores, course success rates, common final exams, and an umbrella indicator of expanded awareness of a global/multicultural society. In terms of Majors and Concentrations, all eight programs assessed met or exceeded benchmarks for the majority of indicators based on enrollment, student satisfaction, and student success as well as job placement, employer satisfaction and other outcomes. For Student Development: Testing Services met or exceeded 15 of 15 indicators; Learning Assistance Services had satisfactory measurements in terms of customer awareness/satisfaction, effectiveness of services, and employee excellence. Report contains one table showing associate degree competencies for various programs. (RDG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Trident Technical Coll., Charleston, SC.