SLO Coordinator Toolkit

Resources on defining, gathering, and acting on student learning outcomes.

Below are a number of resources of use to SLO coordinators for their work.  You can find many more resources by going to the "Resources" section and searching in the "Student Learning Assessment" area.

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Jan 1, 2008  | 
Bob Pacheco, Barstow College, Steve Maradian, ACCJC, and Maggie Taylor, Fresno City College
Worksheets to help you determine how to align institutional efforts to ACCJC accreditation standards regarding SLOs and authentic assessment.
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Jan 1, 2008  | 
Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College, and Marcy Alancraig, Cabrillo College
A comprehensive overview of the process of developing student learning outcomes.
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Mar 1, 2001  | 
Bloom, Anderson & Krathwohl
Summary of the updated Bloom's Taxonomy, which categorizes levels of learning.
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Jan 1, 2008  | 
Maggie Taylor, Fresno City College; Steve Maradian, Vice President Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges/WASC; and Robert Pacheco, Director of Research, Development and Planning, Barstow College
Fictional case study on how the ACCJC rubric can be used to guide and improve student learning.
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Jun 1, 2009  | 
Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College and Marcy Alancraig, Cabrillo College
A chart clarifying various kinds of assessment methods, they type of data they provide, the level of Bloom's Taxonomy that they measure, and pros and cons.
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Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College, and Marcy Alancraig, Cabrillo College
An excercise that clarifies how a rubric can be used to evaluate performance.
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Jul 1, 2009  | 
Janet Fulks Bakersfield College & Marcy Alancraig, Cabrillo College with thanks for contributions from Louise Barbato, Los Angeles Mission College; Bakersfield College Academic Development/Math Department; Cabrillo College English Department; and Dianne McKay, Mission College  
Resource document on how to manage course-level assessment including definitions, clarifying the difference between an objective and an outcome, types of assessment, and closing the loop.
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Sep 10, 1999  | 
Barbara D. Wright & Bill Scroggins
An annotated version of national article on course assessment that seeks to put the material in a California community college context
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Jul 16, 2009  | 
David Clement, Monterey Peninsula College
A faculty member's perspective on the five major faculty objections to assessment and responses to these concerns.
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Jul 25, 1996  | 
AAHE Assessment Forum
Tips on effective assessment development.
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Jul 1, 2009  | 
The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
A paper by the statewide Academic Senate seeking to set a standard for program review in California community colleges based on the authority of local academic senates and their commitment to educational excellence, and also in light of external requirements.
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Oct 1, 2008  | 
Bob Pacheco, Barstow College
Two case studies that help SLO coordinators better understand analyzing and acting on data.
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SLO Collaborative
Comprehensive list of key student learning outcome terms.
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Oct 1, 2009  | 
SLO Collaborative, a partnership of the RP Group and the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
Summary of useful website on student learning outcome assessment.
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Jan 1, 2008  | 
Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College
PowerPoint presentation outlining SLO requirements and approaches for faculty.
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