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This page is a
resource for faculty and staff interested in learning more about
the topic. You will find general information about assessment
and specific information about assessment processes and activities
currently underway. Please visit often; information will be
posted as it becomes available.
CCAC's Commitment to Assessment:
Creating a culture of assessment is an institutional priority
supported by the efforts of many committed employees. In the
last year CCAC has dedicated resources to:
Looking forward, we will focus on "closing the loop" and use the
results from our assessment efforts to make improvements.
Assessment does not occur in isolation. It will take the
combined efforts of many dedicated people in every department to
make our assessment program a success.
What is assessment?
Assessment is a process. It is a systematic comparison of
expected and actual outcomes. Assessment answers the question
"how well do we meet our goals?" If we fall short of
expectations, the data collected during the assessment process can
help inform the decision making process.
To view more assessment
Plan for Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Learning (January 2017)
Assessment of Student Learning - Presentations, suggested reading list, links and
reports about assessment of student learning and general
Student Development Services Assessment - Documents and tools for conducting assessment of
An assessment management system. The college purchased
TracDat in 2007 to manage the assessment process and its related