This page contains information on VVC's Institution Learning Outcomes (ILOs), Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) and Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). Scroll down for information in each area.
Each course a student takes at VVC will have defined outcomes called Student Learning Outcomes. These describe the knowledge, skills, or abilities that student should expect to gain by the end of the course. Student Learning Outcomes are listed on the syllabus for each course.
Searchable Online Databases of Active SLO Reports by Term
All Student Learning Outcomes are vetted and identified in the "active" Course Outline Record (COR) in CurriQunet Meta. The reports below are pulled from Meta and uploaded on this webpage the first week of the semester.
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Archived SLO Searchable Online Databases
For the purpose of program learning assessment practice and reporting, an “instructional program” is a defined sequence or grouping of courses within a discipline required for the completion of a major, degree, or Chancellor-approved certificate at Victor Valley College.
PLOs by Program:
At VVC, only academic disciplines offering a degree or certificate develop Program Learning Outcomes , which are uniform across all pathways within a given discipline of study. Program Learning Outcomes are statements of the kind of learning a program hopes a student will achieve. The PLOs describes the knowledge, skills, problem-solving, communication and values that apply to all certificates and/or degrees within that program.
Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
Victor Valley College has adopted the following institutional outcomes to define the learning that all students are intended to achieve as a result of their experience with the college’s instructional, student support, and campus support programs.
Read and write analytically including evaluation, synthesis, and research; deliver focused and coherent presentations.
Apply complex problem-solving skills using technology, computer proficiency, decision analysis (synthesis and evaluation), applications of mathematical concepts and reasoning, and the analysis and use of numerical data.
Creative, Critical and Analytical Thinking
Apply procedures for sound reasoning in the exercise of judgment and decision making; demonstrate intellectual curiosity and a respect for learning; solve problems through analysis, synthesis, evaluation and creativity; identify, evaluate and appropriate use of multiple sources of information.
Social and Personal Responsibility
Evaluate the relationship between natural, social and economic systems and the significance of sustainability; demonstrate responsible attitudes toward cultural diversity, citizenship, personal contribution to local and international communities, and the effect of human actions on the environment.
Students demonstrate information competency and critical thinking skills through their ability to effectively locate, retrieve, evaluate and utilize use library and information resources within the guidelines of academic standards to meet collegiate and personal information needs.
Health and Human Flourishing
Synthesize educational aims into a holistic approach to the many facets of human flourishing; apply principles of physical, psychological and emotional health and fitness; demonstrate scholarly skills that support intellectual virtues for life-long learning; embrace concepts of fiscal responsibility; and define goals that extend beyond oneself.
(Adopted: 02-14-2014, Revised 12-03-2020)