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Other Assessment Resources

Other Assessment Resources


Resources Related to SLO Assessment at ECC

  • Learning Outcomes and Assessment Handbook  (PDF)

Updated version coming soon!  This handbook provides general information regarding the assessment of student learning and serves as a resource manual for members of the Assessment of Learning Committee (ALC)

Working definitions for terms associated with the assessment of student learning outcomes at El Camino College.


Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredits community colleges and other associate degree granting institutions in the Western region of the U.S.


Other Organizations Associated with Student Learning Outcomes and Assessments    

Resources to help institutions discover and disseminate ways that academic programs and institutions can productively use assessment data internally to inform and strengthen education, and externally to communicate with policy makers, families and other stakeholders.

The RP Group is the umbrella group for research and planning at California's community colleges.


Other SLO Resources

Previously hosted by North Carolina State University, this site publishes a list of resources for outcomes assessment.

The New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability published this guide to help move the higher education community toward gathering, reporting on, and using evidence to improve student learning in American undergraduate education.

Created by Jon Mueller (North Central College), a how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning.

An overview of key sampling concepts along with several recommendations for those seeking to assess Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) or Service Area Outcomes (SAOs).