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ACC Organizational Reference, 2013-2014
General Education/Core Curriculum Committee
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Function: 

  1. Identify strategies for assessing the effectiveness of the general education core and the core curriculum.
  2. Design and implement an assessment program for the General Education Core and the Core Curriculum.
  3. Assess the effectiveness of the General Education core and the Core Curriculum in achieving student learning outcomes.
  4. Review general education and core curriculum courses to ensure compliance with effectiveness measures.
  5. Serve as a resource to Department Chairs in conducting on-going assessments of courses and programs.
  6. Regularly analyze assessment results and report to the college community.
  7. Make recommendations regarding how assessment results can be used to improve the curriculum.
  8. Provide annual reports to the Curriculum and Programs Committee and make recommendations on the effectiveness of courses in meeting general learning outcomes, and student transfer needs.

Recommendations: Forwarded to the Academic and Campus Affairs Council.

FY14 Meeting Dates: Fridays; 2-3 times a year

Agendas & Minutes
If you have any questions about this committee, please contact Ron Johns

General Education/Core Curriculum Committee Resources

Chair (appointed by the President):
Ron Johns, Professor, Geology, 223-6002, rjohns@austincc.edu

Co-Chair: Appointed by the committee from Full-time Faculty Representation

Membership

Position

Name

Appointed by

Campus

Phone

Email ID

Ex Officio Members
(serve by virtue of the position held)

Faculty, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Ron Johns

Ex Officio

RVS

3-6002

rjohns

Director, Articulation Transfer

MaryJane Reynolds

Ex Officio

HBC
3-7677

Specialist, Degree Audit

Elba Wilson

Ex Officio

HBC

3-7557

ewilson2

Director, E3 Communications

Vacant

Ex Officio

HBC

3-7244

TBA

Full-Time Faculty, Library Services

James Wassenich

Ex Officio

RGC

3-3074

redwass

Full-Time Faculty, Library Services

Ashley Carr

Ex Officio

NRG

3-4869

acarr

Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)                                      

Full-Time Faculty Senate

Brian Bocknack

Association Pres.

TBA

TBA

TBA

Full-Time Faculty Senate

Mike McCarthy

Association Pres.

RGC

3-3294

mmccarth

Full-Time Faculty Senate

Mary Parker

Association Pres.

NRG

3-4846

mparker

Full-Time Faculty Senate

JoanSandy Wong

Association Pres.

EVC

3-5770

jwong

Full-Time Faculty Senate

Pam Soto

Association Pres.

RVS

3-6040

psoto

Full-Time Faculty Senate

Sandra Elizondo

Association Pres.

EVC

3-5810

selizonde

Adjunct Faculty Association

Matthew Pappas

Association Pres.

TBA

TBA

mpappas

Professional Technical Association

Michelle Escudier

Association Pres.

SAC

3-9187

email

Non-Voting, Ex Officio Members
(serve by virtue of the position held) 

Director, Academic Planning & Evaluation

Marcus Jackson

Ex Officio

HBC

3-7635

mjackso4

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