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Committee for Assessing Student Learning (CASL)

Committee for Assessing Student Learning (CASL)

Committee Charter

Purpose

The purpose of this Standing Committee of the Academic Senate is to provide leadership and support to assist faculty and staff in their efforts towards continuous improvement of student learning outcomes. The Charter was approved by the Academic Senate September 4, 2015.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact committee chair (Timothy Deines) or one of the CASL Committee members.

Charge to the Committee

  1. Support a learning centered, data-driven culture that uses student learning outcomes to inform continuous improvement of the teaching-learning process.
  2. Assist, review, and provide feedback on the mapping of assessment methods and learning outcomes across course, program, and institutional levels to ensure alignment.
  3. Review evidence of outcomes and how those outcomes are measured for all Academic Programs of Study and Co-curricular Programs on a 4-year staggered cycle in conjunction with the Program Review calendar.
  4. Review, provide tools, and recommend criteria for writing, measuring, and reporting student learning outcomes.
  5. Provide feedback related to documents and processes used in the administration of Program Review, as well as participating in cross-functional meetings to encourage ongoing program area improvements.
  6. Collaborate with the Center for Data Science to ensure the integrity and efficiency of the assessment system.
  7. Collaborate with Academic Senate Standing Committees on issues related to assessment.
  8. Provide updates, as needed, about innovation and accreditation criteria related to assessment.
  9. Regularly report CASL's progress to the Academic Senate, retain committee approved meeting minutes, and maintain a representative membership.

CASL Charter

Membership

  • The Chair must be an Academic Senator who is also a member of the faculty. A Vice-Chair, if needed, will be appointed by the Academic Senate President from amongst the membership of the committee.
  • 70% faculty (fulltime and part-time continuing contract status)
  • A minimum of 4 Academic Senators. No Senator may serve on more than one standing committee per bylaws.
  • Members from each of the following Divisions
    • Arts and Sciences
    • Health and Human Services
    • Technical Careers
    • Community Education and Workforce Development
    • Academic Affairs
    • Student Affairs
    • Finance, Administration & Advanced Placement
  • Ex-officio Members
    • Academic Senate President per Senate Bylaws
    • Director of Assessment
    • Director of Institutional Research
    • Executive Director of the Center for Data Science
  • A member should not miss more than 2 meetings a semester

Term/Rotation

  • Maximum of 6 years
  • Stagger every 3 years

Committee Members

Timothy Deines, Chair (Academic Senate - Faculty)
Integrated English, Arts & Sciences
deinest@star.lcc.edu

Gretchen Arthur (Faculty)
Communications, Arts and Sciences
arthur5@star.lcc.edu

Patti Ayers (Student Life - co-curricular)
Ombudsperson, Student Support Services
ayersp@star.lcc.edu

Dana Cogswell (Ex officio)
Director of Institutional Research, Center for Data Science
cogswd@star.lcc.edu

Sandra Etherly-Johnson, (Administrative)
Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
johns512@star.lcc.edu

Karen Hicks (Ex officio)
Director of Assessment, Center for Data Science
hicksk10@star.lcc.edu

Heidi Jordan (Academic Senate - Faculty)
Child Development and Early Education, Heath and Human Services
jordanh@star.lcc.edu

Mark Kelland (Academic Senate - Faculty)
Psychology, Social Science and Humanities
kellanm@star.lcc.edu

Mark Khol (CEWD - co-curricular)
Coordinator of LCC East, Community Education & Extension Centers
kholm@star.lcc.edu

Zachary Macomber (Faculty)
Economics, Business, Communication, & the Arts
petriel@star.lcc.edu

Rafeeq McGiveron (Administrative)
Project Manager, Academic Affairs
mcgiver@star.lcc.edu

Rob McLoone (Faculty)
Integrated English, Arts & Sciences
mclooner@star.lcc.edu

Dale Moler (Faculty)
Mathematics, Arts and Sciences
molerd@star.lcc.edu

Tracy Nothnagel (Faculty)
Public Service Careers, Technical Careers Division
nothnat1@star.lcc.edu

Chuck Page (Library - co-curricular)
Online Learning Librarian, Academic Affairs
pageiic@star.lcc.edu

Danielle Savory (Academic Senate - Faculty)
Child Development and Early Education, Health and Human Services
savoryd@star.lcc.edu

Gwen Telgenhoff (Faculty)
Science, Arts & Sciences
telgenhg@star.lcc.edu

Jing Wang (Faculty)
Mathematics, Arts and Sciences
wangj@star.lcc.edu

Kara Wiedman (Administrative)
CMS Instructional Design Specialist, eLearning
chrisk21@star.lcc.edu

Meeting Dates/Agenda

All meetings of the Committee for Assessing Student Learning (CASL) are open to the public. The AY22 meeting dates are listed below. Please contact the Committee Chair, or contact the Academic Senate's Secretary for information.

Fall 2021

8/27/2021
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9/10/2021
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9/24/2021
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10/8/2021
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10/22/2021
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11/5/2021
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11/19/2021
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12/3/2021
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Spring 2022

1/14/2022
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1/28/2022
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2/11/2022
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2/25/2022
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3/11/2022
Spring Break - No Meeting Scheduled

3/25/2022
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4/8/2022
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4/22/2022
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5/6/2022
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Academic Year 20-21 Archives

Spring 2021

1/15/22201
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1/29/2021
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2/12/2021
Cancelled to allow participation in Campus-wide Strategic Planning Event

2/26/2021
Cancelled to allow participation in Campus-wide Strategic Planning Event

3/12/2021
Spring Break - No Meeting Scheduled

3/26/2021
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4/9/2021
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4/23/2021
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5/7/2021
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Fall 2020

8/28/2020
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9/11/2020
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9/25/2020
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10/9/2020
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10/23/2020
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11/6/2020
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11/20/2020
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12/4/2020
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Academic Year 19-20 Archives

Spring 2020

1/17/2020
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1/31/2020
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2/14/2020
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2/28/2020
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3/13/2020
Spring Break - No Meeting Scheduled

3/27/2020
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4/10/2020
No Agenda | Meeting Notes

4/24/2020
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Fall 2019

9/13/2019
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9/27/2019
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10/11/2019
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10/25/2019
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11/8/2019
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11/22/2019
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12/6/2019
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Academic Year 18-19 Archives

Spring 2019

1/18/2019
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2/1/2019 (Cancelled)
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2/15/2019
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3/1/2019
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3/15/2019
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3/29/2019
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4/12/2019
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4/26/2019
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Fall 2018

8/31/2018
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9/14/2018
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9/28/2018
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10/12/2018
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10/26/2018
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11/9/2018
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12/7/2018
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Academic Year 17-18 Archives

Spring 2018

1/19/2018
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2/1/2018
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2/15/2018
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3/2/2018 (Cancelled)
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3/16/2018
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3/30/2018
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4/13/2018
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4/27/2018
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Fall 2017

9/1/2017
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9/15/2017
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9/29/2017
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10/13/2017
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10/27/2017
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11/10/2017
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12/8/2017
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Academic Year 16-17 Archives

Spring 2017

1/19/2017
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2/2/2017
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2/16/2017
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3/2/2017
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3/16/2017
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3/30/2017
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4/13/2017
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4/27/2017
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Fall 2016

9/1/2016
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9/15/2016
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9/29/2016
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10/13/2016
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10/27/2016
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11/10/2016
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12/8/2016
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Academic Year 15-16 Archives

Spring 2016

1/21/2016
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2/4/2016
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2/18/2016
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3/3/2016
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3/17/2016
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3/31/2016
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4/14/2016
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4/28/2016
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Fall 2015

9/4/2015
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9/17/2015
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10/1/2015
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10/15/2015
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10/29/2015
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11/12/2015
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12/10/2015
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