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Administrative Rules

Subject: Developmental Education Effectiveness Measures AR# 4.04.018
Based on Board Policy: D-4, Assessment, Placement, & Developmental Courses
Approved by Council/President: President
Date Approved/Amended: 07/31/2000

The College will measure outcomes for students who need developmental courses as part of its ongoing Institutional Effectiveness Program.  Each Fall, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will submit a report to the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs, the Deans responsible for developmental education courses, and the Department Chairs in whose areas developmental courses are taught.  The report will use the assessment criteria and methodologies, which shall include developmental to credit migration rates, Fall to Spring retention and course completion rates.  Faculty who teach developmental courses will use this report to identify program strengths and weaknesses. 

Data generated by this report will provide the foundation for strategic and budget planning activities in all academic areas that offer developmental education opportunities to students. 

In addition to the outcomes report generated by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, faculty who teach developmental courses and the administrators who work with them will also analyze the following data each Fall: 


President:   Richard W. Fonté Date:  07/31/00