HLC Accreditation

HLC Accreditation


2021 HLC Focused Visit

Welcome HLC Reviewers and Members of the DACC Community. All evidence items in the report appendices are duplicated here, as are additional examples and links into pertinent parts of DACC's document archives.

HLC Action Item Evidence
1. Evidence of a coordinated and systematic assessment plan and and structure where accountability at all levels is tantamount, including leadership at the Cabinet level.
  • 1.1
  • 1.2
  • 1.3
  • 1.4
  • 1.5

Item 1 Supplemental Evidence

2. Evidence that course learning outcomes are consistent across sections and modes of delivery, are measurable, are being measured, and that the assessment results are being used to improve courses. This evidence should demonstrate that the faculty involved in designing and updating the courses participate in the development and implementation of the assessment plans, that the students are aware of what is expected, and therefore that the assessment effort is sustainable and can be incorporated into the institution's culture.
  • 2.1
  • 2.2
  • 2.3
  • 2.4
  • 2.5

Item 2 Supplemental Evidence


HLC Action Item Evidence
3. Evidence that program learning outcomes include ones which are distinct from those in general education, and that these are measurable, are being measured, and that the assessment results are being used to improve programs. Such evidence should be available for all types of programs: externally accredited; technical; and transfer. This evidence should demonstrate that the faculty involved in designing and updating the degree/certificate programs participate in the development and implementation of the assessment plans, that the student are aware of what is expected, and therefore that the assessment effort is sustainable and can be incorporated into the institution's culture.
  • 3.1
  • 3.2
  • 3.3
  • 3.4
  • 3.5

Item 3 Supplemental Evidence

4. Evidence that general education learning outcomes are measurable, are being measured, and that the assessment results are being used to improve the general education program. This evidence should demonstrate that the faculty involved in designing and updating the general education program participate in the development and implementation of the assessment plans, that the student are aware of what is expected, and therefore that the assessment effort is sustainable and can be incorporated into the institution's culture.
  • 4.1
  • 4.2
  • 4.3
  • 4.4
  • 4.5

Item 4 Supplemental Evidence

5. Evidence that co-curricular assessments have been established, and are being used to improve the student experience. This evidence should demonstrate that the staff involved in co-curricular programming participate in the development and implementation plans, that the students are aware of what is expected, and therefore that the assessment effort is sustainable and can be incorporated into the institution's culture.
  • 5.1
  • 5.2
  • 5.3
  • 5.4
  • 5.5

Item 5 Supplemental Evidence


HLC Action Item Evidence
1. Evidence that there is a comprehensive data governance system in place for collection, analysis and dissemination of information to various stakeholders.

Item 1 Supplemental Evidence


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