Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment (IPRA) Office
Institutional Level Assessment
Institutional Effectiveness Goals
- Monitor the teaching and learning environment to enhance student learning and success.
- To implement course, program, and institutional improvement based on assessment results.
- Monitor institutional support services to enhance effectiveness and customer service.
- To periodically, objectively, and systematically evaluate institutional effectiveness.
- To objectively evaluate the planning, assessment and budgeting processes to ensure they are comprehensive and effective.
Institutional-level assessment activities are conducted through the college's long-range plans and annual tactical plans, listed below. The President delivers monthly strategic planning progress updates to the college's governing board to inform members on institutional effectiveness. Annually, the director of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment gives a comprehensive report to the Board, Vice Presidents and Academic Planning Committees on the Performance Accountability Report, which assesses performance of 32 State Performance Indicators monitoring institutional performance in: Access and Affordability; Quality and Effectiveness: Student Satisfaction, Progress and Achievement; Diversity; Economic Growth and Vitality, Workforce Development; Community Outreach and Impact; and Effective Use of Public Funding.
Each college vice president is in charge of a tactical plan that monitors performance of institutional indicators and tracks progress made through action plans. The following tactical plans present both strategic and operational initiatives.
- Student Learning Outcomes Tactical Plan
This plan presents goals, strategies and performance indicators focusing on formative and summative assessment results at the course, program and institutional level designed to improve student success and student learning.
- Enrollment Management Tactical Plan
This plan presents goals focusing on student enrollment and retention, with performance indicators ensuring equal access opportunity is given to all service region citizens.
- Administrative Services Tactical Plan
This plan presents goals, strategies and performance indicators focusing on human resources, facilities and space management.
- Technology Tactical Plan
This plan presents goals, strategies and performance indicators focusing on the purchase, installation, maintenance and staffing to support the college's technological infrastructure.
Institutional Level Assessment Documents
|Assessment Instruments.pdf||Assessment Instruments/Measures Used at the College|
|Chesapeake College Planning Assessment and Budgeting Plan 20121015.pdf||Chesapeake College's Planning, Assessment and Budgeting Plan|
|Chesapeake College Student Learning Outcomes.pdf||Competencies for Chesapeake Graduates|
|Long-Range Planning Calendar.pdf||Accreditation Planning Calendar|
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