ASLO Subcommittee Functions & Responsibilities


At LBCC, the Academic Senate delegates authority of curricular matters to the Curriculum Committee. As such, the Committee is responsible for the development, review, renewal, and recommendation of curriculum to be approved by the Board of Trustees.​​

In general, the Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (ASLO) Subcommittee is responsible for creating and upholding the principles of assessment, and for reviewing new, modified and inactivated outcomes and methods of assessment at the course, program and institutional levels. The ASLO Subcommittee meets once a month and is chaired by the LBCC SLO Coordinator. The SLO Coordinator is responsible for training and monitoring a team of departmental SLO Facilitators, collaborating with the Director of Planning, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, and Educational Assessment Research Analyst.​​

According to Administrative Procedure 4020, the ASLO subcommittee’s functions include, but are not limited to:​

  • Survey the educational programs at Long Beach City College for current use of student learning outcomes and update this information annually.
  • Annually review assessment of students learning outcomes progress at the course, program, and institutional level in light of accreditation standards​.
  • Serve as a resource for activities related to the assessment of student learning outcomes by assisting faculty to articulate student learning outcomes, develop strategies to assess the accomplishment of those outcomes, and use the findings from student learning outcomes assessment to further improve teaching and learning.
  • Review the LBCC principles of assessment of student learning outcomes, modify as necessary, and present them to the Curriculum Committee for adoption.
  • Review student learning outcomes for general education on a regular basis for appropriateness in meeting the mission, goals, and objectives of the college and make recommendations to the Curriculum Committee, after consideration of student learning outcome statements in LBCC Program Plans and other sources, to take to the Curriculum Committee for approval.