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SLO Committee

As a committee of the Faculty Senate, the Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Committee serves as the formal body which coordinates the assessment of student learning.  The mission of the SLO committee is to assist Cerritos College's campus community in the ongoing assessment of SLOs through data analysis, research, resources, and current practices that lead to student success. 

The purpose of the SLO Committee has been established as follows:

  • Oversees the SLO strategy for Cerritos College
  • Provides support to all individuals and programs on campus that need help with developing and assessing SLOs
  • Suggests college-level resources to support SLOs
  • Coordinates with other groups doing SLO work, including the Instructional Program Review Committee, Curriculum Committee, and the Office of Research and Planning
  • Oversees SLO assessments for the AA/GE program, career and technical education program, transfer program, developmental education program, and institution
  • Monitors trends and practices on issues within the committee's scope and communicates them to the college.

 

 SLO COMMITTEE GOALS FOR 2022-2023

  1. Analysis of student demographic information (disaggregated assessment results) in eLumen (Deadline: ongoing). (Goal D)
  2. Continue to work with all Departments to provide support in developing SLO cycle, goals and action plans based on SLO assessment data.  (Deadline: May 31, 2023) (Goal D & F)
  3. Continue to work with all Department Chairs to develop an overall Program SLOs and Career Learning Pathways SLOs (Deadline: May 31, 2023) (Goal E)
  4. Continue to work with faculty to enhance faculty participation in the SLO assessment process by sharing SLO best practices, CTX workshops, Canvas.  (Deadline: May 31, 2023) (Goal E) 
  5. Highlight SLO promising practices on the SLO webpage by creating a program spotlight. (Deadline: May 31, 2023) (Goal D)
  6. Act as SLO liaison with Curriculum and Inst. Program Review Committees to ensure consistency in SLO guidance, messaging, and support. (Deadline: May 31, 2023) (Goal D & F)

Learn more about the SLO Committee:

SLO CYCLE:

In March 2022, the Faculty Senate approved a three-year SLO cycle where every course SLO must be assessed and analyzed at least once: 

  • How best to utilize the three years is left to the program/department.
  • Programs must develop and document their three-year plan in their strategic planning and program review reports.
  • All plans must:
    1. Develop, modify, or review course, certificate/degree, and program SLOs
    2. Design and create an assessment plan for course SLOs
    3. Conduct an assessment(s) of course SLOs
    4. Input assessment results into eLumen
    5. Discuss and analyze data from assessments
    6. Determine and document any refinements (action plan) to the program based on SLO data into eLumen (e.g., changes to curriculum, pedagogy, assessment strategy, etc.)
  • The Senate SLO Committee highly recommends all programs work toward the goal of evaluating every course SLO for each course section offered and review their course SLO data annually as part of their unit/ strategic planning. 

For more information regarding the structure and purpose of the SLO Committee, please review the college's Shared Governance web page.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or need assistance in any way, please contact:

SLO Coordinator & Data Steward - Lee Anne McIlroy lamcilroy@cerritos.edu

SLO Specialist - Jasmin Sanchez jsanchez@cerritos.edu

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