Institutional SLOs (iSLOs)
iSLOs are the knowledge and skills every student who receives an Associate of Arts Degree at GWC is expected to be able to demonstrate.
- Specialized Subject Knowledge (Majors) – Demonstrate a depth of knowledge, skills, and abilities in a particular major.
- Broad Knowledge – Demonstrate an understanding of the core concepts and methods in the sciences, humanities, and arts.
- Analytic skills – Identify, evaluate, and apply a variety of methods to solve problems.
- Information competency skills – Determine the scope of information needs; locate and retrieve relevant information; organize, analyze, and evaluate information; and understand the ethical and legal issues surrounding information and information technology.
- Quantitative skills – Convert information into relevant symbolic and mathematical forms (e.g. equations, graphs, diagrams, tables), provide accurate explanations of information presented in mathematical forms, and successfully perform calculations and symbolic operations.
- Oral and written communication skills – Produce clear and well-organized communication appropriate to the intended audience, context, and goal of the communication.
- Applied Learning – Demonstrate how theories and practices learned in academic settings can be applied and integrated into personal and professional pursuits.
- 8. Lifelong Learning – Demonstrate life-long learning strategies that are based on on-going self-assessment, education, and acceptance of personal responsibility.
iSLO Assessment Schedule: Two iSLOs per year (Assess in Fall, Dialogue and change in Spring).