Curriculum Revision Process Documentation

This form is intended to assist in documenting the internal and external assessments that influenced curriculum recommendations and is required for each proposal for curriculum revision.

  • In the Criteria section, please provide a brief narrative summarizing the data utilized to determine departmental and student learning needs. Input from the SLO Assessment Reports is required for all revision requests; in addition, please respond to any other sections that are applicable to your department or program.
  • In the Documentation Submitted section, please list the artifacts/datasets that are being submitted to support. These items should then be uploaded to the Spring 2020 Curriculum Revision Documentation dropbox available in the Curriculum Revision and Assessment community in E360.
  • Internal Review

  • Summarize particular findings from previous program assessments and explain how the changes are intended to improve student learning or performance.
  • Summarize the findings from previous program reviews and operational assessments, and explain how the changes are intended to improve program effectiveness.
  • Explain how the proposed changes address particular Career Pathways initiatives. How do the proposed courses and experiences improve students’ ability to plan and prepare for careers in the field.
  • Summarize current and former student input to the decision-making process. Explain how the proposed changes address student and alumni concerns regarding the curriculum.
  • External Review

  • Provide the standards addressed by the recommended curriculum changes and explain how the proposed changes will satisfy the given standard.
  • Summarize recommendations made by the unit’s advisory council, if applicable.
  • Describe input from employers, industry leaders, professional councils, etc. in your field and explain how the proposed changes will satisfy demonstrated industry needs.
  • Summarize relevant trends and employment projections for your industry and explain how the proposed changes will improve chances for student participation in the professional marketplace.
  • Provide feedback from external constituents who reviewed your newly proposed curriculum. Are they in agreement with the proposed changes?
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