Assessment, Accreditation and Accountability - Maintaining to Institutional Vitality

Resources available in the Office of Academic Planning, Analytics, Accreditation and Systems:

  • Paradigm - a multidisciplinary journal focused on educational effectiveness. Content includes peer-reviewed articles representing best practices in academic planning, teaching, learning, and assessment, as well as articles presenting new and innovative approaches and practices in pedagogy, andragogy, and assessment in the learning environment. 
  • Performance A3 - a new monthly newsletter of the Office of APAAS. Each month, the newsletter will feature classroom assessment techniques (CAT), upcoming events, information about academic programs, and regional and program specific accreditation news.
  • The Pedagogical and Andragogical Center for Excellence (PACE) – a resource created to serve faculty in assisting with curriculum design, course alignment, identifying pedagogical and andragogical tools, and consultation for program-specific accreditation. These efforts will be delivered in the form of workshops and online courses. Professional development credit can be earned.

PACE Weekly Themed Workshops (download)

  • Metric Mondays
  • Technique Tuesdays
  • Maps Wednesdays (working with curriculum maps)
  • Rubric Thursdays
  • Forms Fridays
Training Resources & Supplemental Materials
  • BCCC Comprehensive Learning Outcomes Assessment: A Practical Guide (PDF) (PTT)
  • Program Planning and Outcomes Assessment (PTT)