Objectives and Assessments

2017-2018

Objectives

  1. Assess the impact of WAC@SLCC programming
  2. Address asymmetrical expectations for writing amongst students and faculty.
  3. Provide resources for faculty to improve writing instruction
  4. Positively impact writing culture of SLCC through policy and programming
  5. Provide writing professional development opportunities to staff, faculty, and administrators
  6. Develop and disseminate writing resources for all SLCC stakeholders.
  7. Turn to issues of sustainability within the WAC program 

2016-2017

Objectives

  1. Assess the impact of WAC@SLCC programming.
  2. Address asymmetrical expectations for writing amongst students and faculty.
  3. Provide resources for faculty to improve writing instruction
  4. Provide writing professional development opportunities to staff, faculty, and administrators
  5. Develop and disseminate writing resources for all SLCC stakeholders.

Assessment

Picture of 2016-2017 End of Year Report


2015-2016

Objectives

  1. To promote student success, SLCC faculty will better understand the impacts of asymmetrical expectations regarding student writing and will learn strategies to productively align faculty expectations with student realities.
  2. SLCC students, faculty, staff, and administrators will better understand the complex role of mechanical correctness in producing effective writing and will learn strategies to better balance mechanics with content, context, purpose, and audience concerns.
  3. Relevant college stakeholders will gain a better understanding of the effectiveness of the current composition requirement for CTE (AAS) students to meet their educational and career goals.
  4. Staff, faculty, and administrators will have increased opportunities to receive professional development in several writing areas.
  5. Continue to serve as a general resource for writing concerns at SLCC.

Assessment

2015-2016 WAC End Of Year Report

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2014-2015

Objectives

  1. Conduct a Writing Inventory and Climate Assessment of and for Salt Lake Community College stakeholders. 
  2. Conduct individual and small group consultation on requested projects. 
  3. Develop workshops in response to requests. 
  4. Develop institutional presence (e.g. website, contacts, Advisory Committee)

Assessment

2015 WAC State of Writing Report Cover

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