Results from each of the components listed below are distributed to:
- Outcomes Assessment Committee
- Leadership Team
- Curriculum & Learning Council
- Division Chairs
- Board of Trustees
- EWC Website
|Component||Responsibility||Time Schedule||Population/Program||Use of Results|
|COMPASS Placement Tests (Math, English, and Reading)||Academic Testing Center-Janet Martindale, Coordinator and outreach coordinators.||Prior to students' enrollment||All associate degree seeking students
Certificate and non-degree seeking students enrolling in math and English
Prior college credit or ACT scores may exempt testing
|To appropriately place students in math, reading, and English courses, and to correlate with CAAP|
|Withdrawing Student Survey||Vice President for Student Services, Rex Cogdill, tabulation of withdrawal cards.||Yearly||Students who elect to withdraw from EWC||
To determine number of students withdrawing from EWC.
|University of Wyoming Report on Transferring Students from Community Colleges||Vice President for Learning, Dee Ludwig||Fall Deans' Meeting, September||All past EWC students transferring to Univ. of Wyoming and still in attendance||Cumulatively to be used as a part-measure of institutional effectiveness at preparing students for transfer|
CAAP Exit Test for all AA and AS students
|Vice President for Student Services, Rex Cogdill: identifying and notifying students to be tested
Academic Testing Center-Janet Martindale, Coordinator and outreach coordinators.
Vice President for Learning, Dee Ludwig; Division Chairs, Larry Curtis, Rick Vonburg, Chris Wenzel; faculty as assigned: assessment of data
|Semiannually, 3-4 weeks prior to graduation||AA & AS majors (graduates)||
To assess effectiveness of student learning in the general education and core competency areas.
|Graduate Survey||Director of Institutional Research, Kimberly Russell||Odd years in December||All EWC graduates from the previous year||Assess student satisfaction with EWC|
|Perkin's Grant Evaluation and Assessment||Workforce Development Director, Wade Bruch: disseminate results & prepare final report for WDE and WCC
Vocational/Technical Program Faculty Members, Special Populations Coordinator, Wade Bruch: coordinate assessment process
Vice President for Learning, Dee Ludwig; Division Chairs, Larry Curtis, Rick Vonburg, Chris Wenzel, and faculty: assessment of composite data
|Spring semester||Students enrolled in all vocational programs||To assess vocational-technical program effectiveness for vocational program-also fulfills U.S. and Wyoming Department of Education requirements|
|Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)||Director of Institutional Research, Kimberly Russell||Odd Spring semesters||Random Sample of students and faculty||Measure student assessment against CCSSE benchmarks for successful engagement strategies.
|Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)||EWC classroom instructors, adjunct, and concurrent enrollment instructors||Each semester||Students taking classes from EWC through concurrent enrollment||Examine how learning is taking place in the classroom and confirming current activities or encouraging a change in teaching strategies|
|Course Assessment||EWC instructors||Each year||One course chosen by instructor either semester||Examine how courses are fulfilling program goals and college goals|
|Program Assessment||EWC instructors||Each year||Graduates participation in designated program activity||Examine needed program changes based on results of activity|