Course Assessment Guide
The semester before you assess
Working with other faculty (Course Coordinator, Lead Faculty, Department Chair, and other faculty in the discipline), you should:
1. Collaborate to develop an assessment and a rubric.
2. Participate in norming sessions (if more than one section is to be assessed).
3. Attend workshops on authentic assessment
4. Complete and submit
Course Coordinator, Lead Faculty, or Department Chair will complete
The semester you assess
Working with faculty who are teaching the same course that are to be assessed, you should:
1. Select the correct assessment tool and rubric. Course coordinators or Chairs will distribute assessment tool and rubric.
2. Submit the assessment at the agreed upon time.
3. Evaluate the assessment with the rubric tool
4. Report assessment results,
a) If your department uses MyCanyons, then
i) each instructor should input “Yes” or “No” in the grading screen of MyCanyons
during the final grade submission.
ii) the department chair or course coordinator submit email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
to pull aggregated summary of SLO results from MyCanyons (total assessed/total met assessment).
b) If your department uses other tool to summarize results, then continue to do so.
After the semester you assess
Working with other faculty (Course Coordinator, Lead Faculty, Department Chair, and other faculty in the discipline or division), discuss the results of the assessment. Then you, Course Coordinator, Lead Faculty, or Department Chair should:
1. Complete Assessment Analysis by completing:
2. Monitor progress of Action Plan.
3. Report progress of Action Plan in Program Review.
*Note: Must be completed by 4th Thursday in September for Program Review purposes or 4th Thursday in February for ACCJC Annual Report purposes