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Current Status of Assessment

College Wide Learning Goals (CWLGs)
Program-Learning Outcomes (PLOs) and Course-Level Outcomes (CLOs) by Division
Helpful Links Assessment Progress and Plans

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Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment Cycle (SLOAC)

1.  What are College-wide Learning Goals?

The Chabot College community has identified the following five College-Wide Learning Goals.  These CWLG are represented in all of the general education courses and services offered at the College.  The breadth and depth of experience and proficiency that any individual student may reach in each of these outcomes is, of course, dependent upon the student, his or her program or course of study, and his or her length of college attendance.

1. Global and Cultural Involvement

2. Civic Responsibility

3. Communication

4. Critical Thinking

5. Development of the Whole Person


2. Our College Wide Learning Goals

Global and Cultural Involvement

  • Awareness of how diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds impact global, cultural and ethnic perspectives.
  • Understanding of diverse philosophies, cultures and ways of life.
  • Familiarity with multiple paradigms and methodologies

Civic Responsibility

  • Informed citizenship in a democracy (cultural, economic, historical and political)
  • Awareness of environmental issues and issues specific to the local community.
  • Promoting the development of values, integrity, and ethical behavior


  • Using computers and other information technology effectively
  • Reading effectively
  • Respectful and ethical communication
  • Speaking effectively
  • Writing effectivey

Critical Thinking

  • Analysis of multiple paradigms and methodologies
  • Evaluating, analyzing, and questioning information from various sources for validity.
  • Applying logic and reasoning.
  • Problem solving
  • Quantitative and qualitative reasoning

Development of the Whole Person

  • Developing creative and innovative abilities
  • Integration of mind, body, and spirit for healthy quality of life
  • Developing clear education and career goals.
  • Timeliness and punctuality

3.  Assessing CWLG:

All of the Course-level SLOs map to one or more of the CWLG.  Assessment of the CWLG is an ongoing process that occurs from both a student perspective and faculty perspective.  The College has developed the following assessment plan for evaluating CWLGs and GE Program of study:

Mapping CWLG to GE SLOs

CWLG and GE SLOs Presentation Flex Day, October 30, 2012

College-Wide Assessment Plan for CWLG

Video Instructions for Mapping Course SLOs to CWLG (Presented at Flex Day, 09.12.13)



This page was last updated 9.10.13


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