Institutional SLO's & Assessment Plans
 
Humanities and Fine Arts
 
Group Leader: 
Sherrill Pennington with help from Necia Gelker, Wendy Brill, and KC Manji

Opening Day Faculty:
Claudia Acosta, Chris Blakey, Wendy Brill-Wynkoop, Juan Buriel, Fred D'Astoli, Ron Dreiling, Rebecca Edwards, Pierre Etienne, Bernardo Feldman, Deborah Gear, Necia Gelker, Kim Gurnee, Sheldon Helfing, Susan Hinshaw, Kevin Jenkins, Karyl Kicenski, Julie Lawson, James Lorigan, KC Manji, Jose Martin, Michael McCaffrey, Sherrill Pennington, Gary Peterson, Lori Marie Rios, Phylis Smith, Alene Terzian, Russell Waldon, Robert Walker, and Paul Wickline, 

Departments Involved:
Animation, Anthropology, Art, Business, Cinema, Communication Studies, Dance, English, History, Humanities, Interior Design, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Sociology, Theater

ISLOs:
#1. Analyze and appreciate works of philosophical, historical, literary, aesthetic, or cultural importance. (Lecture-based courses)

#2. Demonstrate aesthetic understanding or artistic expression through disciplined-defined proficiencies in a chosen area or focus in Arts and Humanities . (Lab/Studio courses)

Assessment Method:
ISLO #1 will use a PASS/NO PASS RUBRIC.
Faculty will select one of the following as a means of assessment using a "Pass/No Pass" rubric:
  • Objective Test
  • Essay (either as part of test of separately)
  • Presentation
  • Project
  • Performance

    Criteria for Success:
    70% pass rate
     
SLO #2 will use MAPPING of COURSE SLOS to ISLO
  • Presentation
  • Project
  • Performance

    Criteria for Success:
    70% pass rate

Timeline:
Planning: Spring 2010
Assessment: Fall 2011 Spring 2012
Evaluation and Action Plan: Spring 2012 August 2012

Next Steps:
  • Develop parameters for essay, presentation, and project assignments
  • Develop rubric for essays, presentations, and projects
  • Develop rubric for performances