Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment (IPRA) Office
Course Level Assessment
In October, the Academic Planning and Assessment Committee (APAC) and the General Education Committee (GEC) reviewed, modified and approved a proposed Course-level Assessment Process. A pilot of the process began in spring 2009.
Chesapeake College's Enhanced Course-level Assessment Process
In October 2008, the Academic Planning and Assessment Committee (APAC) and the General Education Committee (GEC) reviewed, modified and approved a proposed enhanced course-level assessment process to be conducted spring 2009. IPRA brought together best practices of community college assessment and current technology to enhance our current course-level assessment as well as adhere to our accrediting commission's standards. Currently, all courses on varying degrees participate in course level assessment.
Academic Affairs leads a successful course level assessment process that:
- Generates useful results utilized for student learning and course/program improvement
- Utilizes user-friendly technology and web-based reporting
- Measures General Education competencies
- Provides research examples and assessment training resources
- Promotes and facilitate dialogue on best practices
- Brings together cross-divisional recommendations
- Measures progress through follow-up action plans
Course Level Assessment Documents
|Course assess part 1.docx||Course-Level Assessment Planning Form||Word|
|Course Level Assessment Process_082513.pdf||Steps for completing Course Level Assessment|
|Gen Ed Course-Level Assessment Template (with example).docx||Template for Gen Ed courses (w/example)||Word|
|Outcomes or Objectives.pdf||Goals vs Outcomes vs Objectives???|
|Taxonomy-of-Thinking.pdf||Using Bloom's Taxonomy|
|TracDat Cheatsheet_Entering Assessment Results via email link.pdf||Using TracDat Link to Enter Assessment Results|
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