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LDC 2013-2014 Plans and Reports

Lower Division Collegiate (LDC, or transferable) and Developmental Education (DE) Disciplines

Assessment is an ongoing activity where SACs submit yearly reports. LDC SACs have a collective responsibility to ensure students are attaining the outcomes of the transfer and general education degrees (AS, ASOT/B, AAOT, and AGS). The institutional, or Core Outcomes, are the basis of these degrees.

LDC SACs should assess at least four of the six Core Outcomes robustly on a cycle of at least two per year. Ideally, LDC SACs assess all six Core Outcomes.

General Information for 2013-2014:

  • Different Reporting Structure: Annual assessment reporting has been broken up into two parts: Annual Plan and Year-End Report. Deadlines for each are given below.
  • Multi-Year Plan: Periodically Subject Area Committees (SACs) also submit a Multi-Year Plan. This is due this year.
  • Opt-in to New Template Format: SACs can choose to opt-in to the new template structure (called Option 1). We hope that most SACs will choose Option 1 and provide feedback on the new templates. However, for this year, SACs may choose to use the templates that are similar to last year's reporting form (called Option 2). The same option should be chosen for both the Annual Plan and the Year-End Report.
  • Assessment Highlights from SAC Chair Inservice: 2013 Highlights from SAC Chair Inservice
  • Maintaining Student Confidentiality: It is critical to protect student confidentiality in assessment reports by removing student names, G numbers, employer names, and other descriptors in summary data that could be linked to specific students.
  • Questions/Concerns?: Contact your assessment coach 2013-2014 LAC SAC Coaches
2013-2014 Reporting Options

Choose Option 1 or 2 below. Do not mix forms from multiple sets.

  • Option 1 - New Reporting Format

LDC Multi-Year Plan (Help Guide) Due 1/17/2014

LDC Annual Plan (Help Guide) Due 1/17/2014

Year-End Report (under development) Due 6/20/2014

  • Option 2 - Last-Year's Format with Modifications

LDC Multi-Year Plan (Help Guide) Due 1/17/2014

LDC Annual Plan Due 1/17/2014

Year-End Report (under development) Due 6/20/2014

Send finished plans to learningassessment@pcc.edu.