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Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology


Read our current Assessment Plan at Illinois Central College [PDF]

Course-Level Assessment

Course-Level Assessment website
To complete and share your course level assessments.
Course-Level Assessment Tutorial
This online tutorial will show you how to login and complete your course-level assessment.

Program Goal Mapping in Applied Science Degrees and Certificates


General Education Assessment
Co-curricular Assessment

Co-curricular Assessment of Student Learning Form [DOCX]
Co-curricular Assessment Completed Sample Form [PDF]

Co-curricular Assessment Completed Sample Form: PBL Indoor Golf [PDF]

Co-curricular Assessment Completed Sample Form: PBL Raffle [PDF]

Assessment Resource Repository
Basic Assessment Information

The difference between assessment and evaluation [PDF]
Article that explains the difference between assessment and evaluation.
Assessment Definitions [PDF]
Common assessment terminology and definitions, including an assessment "how-to."

Assessment Fair Resources

Resources from the Assessment Fair held on May 8, 2013.

Resources from the Assessment Fair held on May 9, 2012.

Resources from the Assessment Fair held on May 11, 2011.

Assessment News
Assessment Fair 2014

Wed, May 14, 8:45 am – 2:00 pm

Register now open for ICC's 4th Annual Spring Assessment Fair - Digging into Data: Get Your Hands Dirty! scheduled for Wednesday, May 14, 2014. A tentative schedule for the day can be found online at: Assessment Fair Schedule [PDF]

Registration is requested for the morning/breakfa​st session and for lunch. The online registration form can be found online at: Assessment Fair Registration [FORM]. Breakout sessions and committee meetings do not require an RSVP.


Course Level Assessment Success Story (flier with more details) [PDF]
Improve student learning by sharing your experiences and inspiring your colleagues. Download the application, below.
Course Level Assessment Success Story Application [DOCX]

Assessment Fair 2013

Illinois Central College faculty and staff attended the 18th Annual Assessment Fair for Illinois Community Colleges: Assessing the Student Experience on Friday, Feb. 21 — at Moraine Valley Community College.

Assessment Fair 2013

Keynote speakers at Illinois Central College
1st Regional Invitational Assessment Fair on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Presentation resources listed in left column, below.

Elgin Assessment Fair 2013ICC Faculty and Staff attended Elgin
Community College Assessment Fair on Friday, February 15, 2013.

UIPUI Assessment Workshop Oct 2012

ICC Faculty and Staff at UIPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) Assessment Conference, October 2012

HLC Assessment Workshop Oct. 2012

ICC Faculty and Staff at the HLC Assessment Workshop, October 2012 in St. Charles, IL

Linda Suskie, Celebration of Learning 2012 Keynote Speaker   
Linked here is a consultant’s view from a one day visit with ICC.  Linda Suskie was our August Celebration of Learning Keynote Speaker, Author  and Assessment Consultant.  She learned about us from our General Education Goals, Assessment Plan, CCSSE 2010 results, ICC website and visiting with us during lunch and the 2 breakout sessions following her keynote address. Visit Linda Suskie's web page to learn more about her.

Read Linda Suskie’s Report of August 2012 Visit  [PDF]

View Linda Suskie's Nurturing Student Success Presentation [PDF]

Assessment Resources


Videos by Michelle Saint-Germain, California State University, Long Beach.

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATS)

  • PreTest/ PostTest Tips [PDF]
    Tips for PreTest/PostTest Assessment.
  • The Self Confidence Survey [PDF]
    Series of questions for students to assess new skills. Survey is given before and after the skill is taught.
  • The One Minute Paper [PDF]
    Elaborate version of the muddiest point.
  • Application Card Activity [PDF]
    Application Card is a useful classroom assessment for prompting student applications of learned material.
  • Memory Matrix Activity [PDF]
    An activity for courses where there are large amounts of clearly categorized information.
  • The Written Question [PDF]
    An assignment to alleviate any lack of understanding in assigned readings/homework.

Assessment Committee Members