Assessment of Student Learning

Student learning assessment is a process by which information is gathered and critically examined to better understand what our students are learning in relation to stated learning goals. The assessment learning cycle is ongoing and continuously changing to ensure the highest levels of quality in academics, student support and Institutional development.

Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Apply skills and knowledge
    2. Communicate effectively
    3. Think critically
    4. Act Responsibly

Ten Year Assessment Results by ISLO (PDF)
Assessment Dashboard (PDF)
Outcomes Diagram (PDF)

General Education Learning Outcomes 

    1. Think Critically 
      Produce a defensible conclusion or solution using critical or creative thinking.
    2. Communicate Effectively
      Communicate effectively in oral, written, or symbolic expression.  
    3. Think Civically
      Demonstrate an understanding of diverse societies, ranging from local to global, in order to engage effectively in civic life.
    4. Cultivate Wellness
      Demonstrate an understanding of wellness principles to promote physical and personal health.
    5. Utilize Technology Effectively
      Solve a problem or accomplish a task using technology.
    6. Reason Quantitatively
      Use quantitative information or analyze data within context to arrive at meaningful results. 

GELO Results Data (PDF)

Recent results and processes

Gen Ed Results
GECAC Actions In Repsonse to Assessement
GECAC How We Use Data
GELO Change Overview
Gen Ed Improvement Overview 2023

Academic Program Learning Outcomes

Ten Year Assessment Results for Programs

Program Assessment Stories

Accounting Program Assessment Story
Legal Support Professional Program Assessment Story
Medical Office Professionals Assessment Story
Office Professions Assessment Story
PTA Program Assessment Story
Respiratory Care Program Assessment Story
SKET 110 Report 2023
Welding Program Assessment Story

Co Curricular Learning Outcomes

Library Learning and Instruction Center (LLIC)

LLIC Assessment Report 
LLIC Assessment Data 2020-2021
LLIC Assessment Data 2021-2022
LLIC Assessment Plan

Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)

TLC Assessment Report
TLC Annual Report 2020-2021
TLC Annual Report 2021-2022
TLC Assessment Plan

Writing Support Center

Writ Center Assessment Report
Writ Center Annual Report 2020-2021
Writ Center Annual Report 2021-2022
Writ Center Assessment Plan 

Clubs and Student Activities

Student Leadership Program Assessment Report
Student Leadership Assessment Plan

Student Learning Assessment Committee (SLAC)

Provides input on the quality of assessment work and makes recommendations that will enhance student learning assessment at Delta College. This is accomplished through scheduled discussions with assessment facilitators and by providing resources and mentoring. 

2023-2024 Membership

    • Toni Clegg (BTEC Faculty), Chair
    • Alison Ginter (SES)
    • Bryan Graybill (HW Faculty)
    • Bernadette Harkness (SciMath Faculty)
    • Kara Jimenez (HW Faculty)
    • Elena Lazzari (SS Faculty)
    • Tim McGuire (SciMath Faculty)
    • Brent Pashak (BTec Faculty)
    • Michelle Pratt (LLIC)
    • Keith Proctor (BTec Faculty)
    • Andrew Rieder (AL Faculty)
    • Barb Syed (BTec Faculty)
    • Eric Wiesenauer, (SciMath Faculty and GECAC Liaison)
    • Daniel Allen ( Associate Dean Liason)

Exofficio Membership

    • Reva Curry, VP of Instruction and Learning Services
    • David Hopkins, Dean of Transfer Programs and Online Learning
    • Ed Suniga, Dean of Occupational Programs and Workforce Strategies
    • Jason Young, Institutional Reasearch Director

Charge to SLAC

General Education Curriculum and Assessment Committee (GECAC)

Charged by the Vice President of Instruction and Learning Services with comprehensively overseeing and coordinating Delta's General Education Program Assessment.

2023-2024 Membership

    • Casey Armour (Science & Math)
    • Mark Balawender (Arts & Letters)
    • Emily Clement (Resource)
    • JD Garn (Associate Dean)
    • Jennifer Gaumer (Counseling & Advising)
    • Angela Guy-Lee (Social Sciences)
    • Bernadette Harkness (Science & Math)
    • David Hopkins (Dean of Transfer Programs & Online Learning)
    • Carla Murphy (Health & Wellness)
    • AJ Neumann (Business & Technology)
    • Brad Pretzer (Science & Math)
    • Eric Wiesenauer (Science & Math, Chair)

Charge to GECAC

Additional resources

    • Act responsibly
    • Apply knowledge and skills
    • Communicate effectively
    • Think critically

Arts and Letters

Business and Technology

General Education

Health and Wellness

Science and Mathematics

Social Sciences