ERIC Number: ED457908
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment Plan/Progress Report for Curriculum Outcomes Assessment.
Womack, Nancy H., Comp.
This report describes assessment and outcomes at Isothermal Community College (ICC) (North Carolina), focusing on four areas: institutional assessment, program assessment, classroom (course) assessment, and individual student assessment. Competencies and their criteria are outlined and include: (1) communications--upon completion of an associate's degree from ICC, graduates should be able to communicate effectively through writing, reading, speaking, and listening; (2) problem solving--graduates should be able to retrieve and use information to analyze problems and make logical conclusions; (3) interpersonal--graduates should be able to demonstrate positive interpersonal skills through cooperative learning and group interaction; (4) quantitative--graduates should be able to demonstrate basic quantitative skills appropriate to their chosen field of study; and (5) computer--graduates should be able to demonstrate basic computer skills. Assessment rubrics for writing, reading, speaking, listening, problem solving, interpersonal skills, quantitative skills, and computer skills are provided. Assessment goals for 2001-2002 include: (1) making copies of general education assessment criteria available in a variety of forms; (2) revising traditional program review processes to focus on program outcomes assessment; (3) incorporating assessment criteria into course materials; and (4) developing individual student portfolios. Appended are assessment materials. (EMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Isothermal Community Coll., Spindale, NC.