Curriculum and Program Review (C&PR) addresses outcomes for degree and certificate
programs and disciplines. Faculty work on C&PR during designated assessment days,
held once per quarter, according to an established template and schedule.
Global Skills addresses assessment of institutional, general education outcomes: Communication,
Critical Thinking, Quantitative Literacy, and Teamwork. One outcome is assessed each
year according to an established schedule.
Global Skills assessment resources:
The Instructional Assessment Committee (IAC) is responsible for overseeing faculty-driven
aspects of assessment at LCC. Effectiveness and College Relations provides logistical
and administrative support for the committee.
More detailed information about student learning outcomes assessment, including LCC's
unique processes, is available in the Faculty Assessment Handbook.
AAC&U VALUE Rubrics
The Association of American Colleges & Universities VALUE Rubrics are available for 16 different learning outcomes, including inquiry and analysis,
critical thinking, creative thinking, written communication, oral communication, reading,
quantitative literacy, information literacy, teamwork, problem solving, civic engagement,
intercultural knowledge and competence, ethical reasoning, lifelong learning, and
A DIY (Do-it-Yourself) Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes
This article by Dian Schaffhauser, A Simple DIY Approach to Tracking and Improving Student Learning Outcomes, details how a professor and former dean of performance excellence at San Antonio College
uses Excel data to inform his instruction and achieve better learning outcomes for
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has created a number
of rubrics to assist colleges in developing their assessment and other processes.
The rubrics are available in the Accreditation Handbook, posted on the NWCCU website.
The following resources were provided during the March 2017 Instructional Assessment/Planning