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Modesto Junior College

Outcomes Assessment Work Group (OAW)

Mission

The Outcomes Assessment Work Group (OAW) promotes a culture of evidence by facilitating and coordinating an ongoing process of establishing expected learning outcomes, collecting assessment results, analyzing and discussing their implications, and reporting them across the college. Our membership of campus-wide representatives fulfills this mission by gathering, sharing, reviewing, and maintaining dialogue about the assessment process to all areas of the college. We also accomplish our mission by making recommendations based on outcomes assessment data to the Academic Senate and governance councils to inform strategic planning, improve college decision-making and strengthen institutional effectiveness.

Charge

The Outcomes Assessment Work Group (OAW) will:

  • Facilitate continuing assessment processes across the college.
  • Train faculty, staff and administrators in writing and assessing learning outcomes.
  • Receive and disseminate assessment data from the course, program, service area, administrative unit, and institutional levels.
  • Compile, organize, and summarize report data and findings in an annual assessment presentation, delivered to appropriate councils, committees, units and the Board of Trustees.
  • Facilitate dialogue concerning outcomes assessment across the institution, including departments, divisions, programs, service areas, and administrative units.
  • Assist departments, divisions, programs, service areas and administrative units in maintaining and refining assessment plans and/or processes.
  • Make recommendations to the Academic Senate and college councils regarding outcomes assessment policies and processes.
Outcomes Assessment Work Group (OAW) Membership

Amanda Schnoor
Faculty Rep, Agriculture and Environmental Science
Belen Robinson
Faculty Rep, Student Services and Counseling
Beth Bailey
Faculty Rep, Allied Health/Family and Consumer Science
Brian Sanders
Dean, Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Jennifer Hamilton
Dean, Business, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Eileen Kerr
OAW Chair, Business, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Gerald Wray
Faculty Rep, Technical Education/Workforce Development
Heather Townsend
Accreditation/Assessment Process Specialist
James Dorn
Faculty Rep, Science, Mathematics and Engineering
James Todd
SLO Coordinator, Academic Senate President
Jillian Daly
Dean, Literature and Language Arts
Kathleen Ennis Liaison
Faculty Rep, Curriculum Committee/Library
Lorena Dorn
Dean, Student Services and Counseling
Lynette Borrelli
Faculty Rep, Arts, Humanities and Communications
Mark Anglin
Dean, Agriculture and Environmental Science
Michael Sundquist
Dean, Arts, Humanities and Communications
Milan Motroni
Faculty Rep, Physical, Recreational and Health Education
Nita Gopal
Faculty Rep, Literature and Language Arts
Patrick Bettencourt
Dean, Allied Health/Family and Consumer Science
Paul Muncy
Faculty Rep, Business, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Pedro Mendez
Dean,Technical Education/Workforce Development
Sonny Gumm
Faculty Rep, Technical Education/Workforce Development

 

Minutes and Agendas

Minutes and agendas can currently be found here.

Outcomes Assessment

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6058
Fax: (209) 575-6050
Email: bethela@mjc.edu