How to write SLO's:

SLO Template - use this template when you first sit down to write an SLO

Action Verbs - each SLO statement should have a measurable action verb

SLO Checklist- after writing your SLO's, use this checklist to make sure you have "quality" SLO's.

Glossary to Terms

GCC's Core Competencies

SLO to Core Competencies Alignment Grid - use this form to REPORT YOUR COURSE or SERVICE UNIT SLO's

Program to Core Competencies Alignment Grid - use this form to REPORT YOUR PROGRAM SLO's

 

EXAMPLES OF COURSE SLOAC's: 

COURSE LEVEL:

Bakersfield College

San Bernadino Valley College

Columbia College

Canada College

EXAMPLES of PROGRAM LEVEL SLO's:

Miramar College

http://www.k-state.edu/assessment/degprogunit/

http://apu.apus.edu/Academics/Degree-Programs/index.htm

http://www.smccd.net/accounts/canslo/canslo.htm

Glendale Community College:   Does my discipline offer degrees and/or certificates?

GCC's Definition of a Program* adopted by the Academic Senate: 

"Motion 2009-37 to adopt the definition of a program for the purposes of assessment as drafted by the state Academic Senate and the Research and Planning Group.  Cohesive sets of courses that lead to degrees and certificates, along with student services and administrative units, are programs.  Divisions may further delineate and define programs based on their assessment needs."

*based on the DRAFT Glossary, the result of a collaboration between the statewide Academic Senate and the Research and Planning Group in response to an ASCCC resolution from faculty in the field.

Definition of a Program at other colleges:Dialogue between campuses
 

ASSESSMENT TOOLS and RESOURCES:

PROGRAM ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

Create a Rubric

Teaching Goals Inventory:  What are your teaching goals?  How do your classroom activities and assessments fit in with your goals?

VARK:  What are your students' learning styles?  Have them take the "VARK" to determine their own personal learning style and discover the most suitable study habits.  Get ideas for designing lessons to appeal to all groups of learners.

Classroom Assessment Techniques:  

 "Innovative assessment methods emphasize deeper levels of learning and give instructors valuable feedback during a course."

Last updated: 9/13/2011 10:22:44 AM