Integrated Student Centered Curriculum

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  • 1. Integrated Student Centered Curriculum Assessment of Student LearningOutcomesOhlone College

2. Integrated CohesiveCurriculum College Values, Goals, & MissionPrograms: Degrees, Certificates, Courses Disciplines, GE 3. Choose Improvement overCompliance WASC expects accountability Requires colleges to usestudent learning outcomes& develop methods ofassessment Colleges can choose whichaspects of SLOs to measure& how to measure them 4. Choose Improvement over Compliance Say Yes to assessmentand accountability Promotes a more effectivelearning environment andwidespread instructionalimprovement Provides faculty a voice incurriculum development &running the college 5. College Level Student Centered Learning Student Success Learning College Inclusive Diversity, Community Innovative Life Long Learning 6. Teaching CenteredFocuses on whatthe teacher doesand theprogram needs. 7. Learning-Centered InstructionFocuses on whatStudentswill be able to dowith what they know. 8. Program Level SLO What will the student know, do, &value upon program completion? The student will . . . . Each course supports program SLOs Assessment Analysis of studentperformance to review how each coursecontributes to student success and todetermine what improvements or changes areneeded 9. Course Level SLO What will the student know, do, &value upon course completion? Course Outline & Syllabus Match - Contentoutline, assignments, & evaluation supportstudent learning outcomes Assessment Analysis of studentperformance to review course and determinewhat improvements or changes are needed 10. First Step: Taking Stock Whats working within your courses andprograms? What needs to be revised? What can be deleted to make room fornew content, courses, or programs? What are the current needs of yourstudents? 11. Second Step: SLOs Write clearly statedmeasurableexpectations forstudent learning What students dowith what they knowand value 12. SLOs include: Conditions under which performancewill be assessed simulation, lab,portfolio, writing task Criteria or standards for assessingstudent performance Rubric for scoring student performance 13. Example Program Outcome Upon Completion of A.A. in a ForeignLanguage, the student will construct effectivelanguage that communicates clearly to anative speaker. Assessment Method: During an interview aspart of the final exam, the student willdemonstrate the use of conversational skillsby asking questions and making spontaneousstatements. Scoring will be based on aforeign language assessment grid. 14. Sample Course Outcome Upon completion of a Foreign Languagecourse, the student will speak thelanguage by responding appropriatelyto a set of predetermined questions. Assessment method: Duringperformance exam, students responsewill be scored based on an assessmentgrid. 15. Sample: Student Services;Counseling, Interpreting The student will independently accessand utilize the services as evidenced bymaking an appointment, requestingservices, and following through withadvice. 16. Third Step: Assessment Analyze the evidence to determine thedegree to which students meet thelearning outcomes. Plan for improvement Act on the plan Close the feedback loop! 17. Putting It All Together!Assessment of StudentLearning Outcomes is aCollective Responsibility