Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

Department & Committee Information


The Assessment Department plans, organizes, supports and documents assessment activities throughout the college. The Office of Compliance, Curriculum and Assessment falls under the Division of Teaching, Learning and Student Development.

The assessment committee is comprised of faculty to help ECC improve student learning and strengthen its curriculum and services.

Components of College-Wide Outcome Assessment


General Education Outcomes

  • Learning which broadly prepares students for careers and further education
  • Knowledge and skills gained from courses, extra-curricular activities and other college experiences
  • Reading, writing, scientific literacy, quantitative literacy, critical thinking, technology, information literacy, and global awareness

Program/Service Outcomes

  • Knowledge and skills obtained at the completion of a sequence of courses or a specific curriculum

Course Outcomes

  • Knowledge and skills obtained at the end of a specific course

Classroom/Instruction Outcomes

  • Classroom assessment techniques (CATs) used by faculty within the classroom setting to enhance teaching and learning

Student Satisfaction & Engagement

  • Surveys to measure students' opinions, perceptions, experiences and behaviors
  • Integral data for planning quality improvement initiatives throughout the college