The mission of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is to support the College by providing information necessary for improving student learning and student achievement through the academic programs and administrative services offered at the ASCC. The office is responsible for collecting data for research, evaluation, and accreditation analysis. It is also responsible for analyzing and presenting results for program review, assessment, and planning.
The functions of IE are as follows:
Planning, research, and evaluation that helps to improve institutional effectiveness and the achievement of student learning;
Maintaining positive public relations by providing the community with information about the College’s affairs through newsletters, press releases, and other media;
Collecting, editing, organizing, and disseminating College documents and reports to the College community and stakeholders to help to ensure a culture of evidence and accountability.
Outcome 1: ASCC stakeholders have access to timely and accurate institutional data collected, and statistical analysis compiled by IE and reported in annual, quarterly, and semester publications.
Outcome 2: ASCC stakeholders voice opinions through surveys distributed by IE, which are collected, compiled, analyzed, and disseminated to students and staff.
Outcome 3: ASCC employees have access to research and evaluation analysis on the College’s archives to share, collaborate, and record evidence of institutional processes, program reviews, and planning.
Outcome 4: ASCC external stakeholders are informed of College events and accomplishments through ads, articles, and publications prepared by IE.
Outcome 5: ASCC internal and external stakeholders have access to student learning and achievement data analysis through reports and publications disseminated by IE.
The Institutional Effectiveness Standard Operations Procedures (SOP) Manual is a document created by the division of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) for the purpose of explaining processes and procedures. Through this manual, we hope to achieve better integration of institutional processes leading to institutional effectiveness. In accordance with Accreditation Standard I.B. for Institutional Effectiveness, it is part of IE’s mission to:
“Provide information necessary for improving student learning and student achievement through the academic programs and administrative services offered at the ASCC.”