Assessment Committee: Description
The Assessment Committee is advisory to the Vice President for Instruction and the President, and is
involved in setting direction for the college's work in assessment of student learning.
The specific activities of the Assessment Committee involve setting direction
for the College's work in assessment of student learning, which will be a continuation of
some of our past activities/plans as well as the setting and implementation of new directions
to address the shortcomings that NCA cites in resonse to our self-study.
The Assessment Committee meets weekly to take up assessment-related issues that arise. These meetings are
open, and faculty, administration, and staff are encouraged to attend.
The work of the Assessment Committee is closely related to the work of the Curriculum Committee.
Schedule of Meetings
Each Thursday, from September through May
Contact the Office of Curriculum & Assessment for the current location
2:00 to 3:30 pm
Faculty will be notified of any changes to the schedule of meetings.
Assessment and its Importance
Find out what assessment encompasses and why it is important for our
academic institution to participate in the process.
A brief description of the Assessment Committee, as well as an archive
of meeting agendas and minutes. Go directly to the
Assessment Committee meeting minutes.
The role of the Assessment Committee
in program and course development at WCC.
How to contact members of the
Agendas and Minutes
Issues that come to the Assessment Committee and their resolutions can be accessed in the
agendas and minutes.
Assessment vs. Grades & Evaluation
Discover the difference between assessment and evaluation. Information
on the use of both assessment and evaluation is provided.
Course, Program, & General Education Assessment
Contains information on each of the three types of assessment that are conducted
on a regular basis at Washtenaw Community College.
The Assessment Responsibility section provides information regarding
the responsibility of each faculty member and the institution as a whole with respect to assessment.
Steps to Developing an Assessment Plan
Provides a step-by-step set of guidelines for developing an assessment plan for
an individual course or program.
Outlines information on appropriate assessment tools as well as sample assessment
Creating a Scoring Rubric
Provides a description of a scoring rubric as well as a link to a downloadable
Analyzing and Using Data
Find out what to do with your data once it has been collected.
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