The purpose of the Instructional Assessment Committee is to provide support for continued improvement in teaching and learning by reviewing, implementing, and monitoring plans to ensure a high level of academic integrity. This includes but is not limited to:
- Ensuring achievement of general education outcomes and academic excellence in the general education program.
- Reviewing and recommending guideline, policies and procedures regarding distance learning and dual enrollment.
- Evaluating the availability of Library resources on and off campus and providing recommendations regarding the library's holdings, equipment, facilities, policies, and practices.
- Monitoring academic integrity and quality in all programs to further ensure student success.
- Review results of assessments to plan, recommend and initiate mechanisms to improve assessment results.
- Make recommendations on the content and use of faculty evaluations.
- Monitor and make recommendations on student evaluations.
- Analyze data and make recommendations on program initiatives to determine student success.
- Review and recommend policies and procedures concerning instructional delivery methods and academic support services
- Review and assess effectiveness of academic support service programs (e.g., Supplemental Instruction, SmarThinking, etc.).
- Monitor success and retention rates of courses with different delivery methods including online, hybrid, accelerated, cohort, etc.
- Review and recommend guidelines, policies and procedures regarding Distributed Learning initiatives and accelerated programs.
- Establish and maintain criteria for academic freedom.
- Review and evaluate educational programs with partners.
- Award Honors Awards
Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
- One (1) faculty representative from each academic division
- Two adjunct faculty members
- Chair of Curriculum Committee
- Director of Distance Learning
- Director of Learning Support
- One (1) representative from Testing
- One (1) Academic Dean
- Director of Library Services
- One (1) ROCE
- Faculty Council Vice-Speaker
- One representative from Livingston
- Three (3) department chair or program director representatives
- Student representation: 2
Total membership: 21
Ex-Officio: Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction, Assistant Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management; Director of Dual Enrollment.
Initial Meeting: Week One (1), Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.