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This website is separated into three sections.  Please refer to links on the left side navigation.

Instructional Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

The purpose of instructional student learning assessment is to document and improve the college's programs. On the instructional side, when we assess our students' learning, we are able to identify which of our teaching practices have been successful and which have not, thus enabling us to modify our teaching practices in order to increase success.

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Student Services Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

On the student services side, when we assess the efficacy of our services on student learning, we are able to analyze what is working and what could be better and thereby determine strategies for improvement.

COM Assessment Plan 2012

College of Marin Assessment Plan for College-Wide General Education, Degree/Certificate, Course Level, and Non-Instructional Student Learning Outcomes 2012<

Program Review

Program Review is a systematic process involving the collection, analysis, and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative data about an academic program, student service program or an administrative unit. Program Review recognizes the goals of the institution as the focus of Program Review.  Its purpose is to document and improve the college's programs. Through Student Learning Outcomes Assessment and other analyses of our programs and services, we can identify strengths and offer opportunities for program and administrative unit improvement.  It is a means for determining the effectiveness of academic and non-academic programs including but not limited to instruction, student services, and administrative tasks.

Academic Senate MOU on Program Review approved September 3, 2009

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Student Learning Outcomes and Program Reviews
Content and Technical Responsible: Sara McKinnon, Academic Senate President, 415.485.9411 ext. 7924