Learning Assessment Committee

The Learning Assessment Committee is a standing committee of the Faculty Council.

It is a faculty-led, inclusive body that provides guidance, assistance, and resources for all learning outcomes assessment activities at HCC.  The LAC also serves in an advisory role to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and makes recommendations to Faculty Council.


To affirm and improve student learning by providing the information, communication, and support needed by faculty to foster excellence in teaching, courses, and programs through
learning assessment.

LAC Activities and Events

Moving Learning Assessment Forward - TWO LAC members will host a Rubric Building Workshop and TK20 Tutorial for the BSS division in October.

Fall Faculty Professional Development Events - LAC members recently actively participated in the campus-wide Faculty Professional Development day in  August.  Presenting in Day 2 Plenary were the LAC Co-chairs with two committee members outlining LAC work and TK20 implementation progress.

Break-out sessions presented by LAC members, with and without collaboration:

  • "What's New in the Blackboard Upgrade?"
  • "Active Learning:  Moving the Student from Theory to Application"
  • "Research as Inquiry: Improving Student Engagement in Writing Research Papers"
  • "Do These Strategies Work?"
  • "Rubrics and TK20 - Some Hopefully Helpful Guidelines"

 Former LAC Members Also Presented:

  • "Line it Up!  The Tools of the Trade for Aligning Your Teaching with Learning Objectives"
  • "Captioning Made Easy with Camtasia"