The Developmental Education Assessment Committee

The Developmental Education Assessment Committee supports ongoing activities and initiatives to improve developmental education delivery and learning outcomes. The members of the DEAC collectively oversee the assessment process for developmental education in mathematics, English, and reading including credit bearing and non-credit bearing activities such as supplemental instruction, tutoring, and peer mentoring. The committee 1) reviews and revises, as needed, outcomes, measures, and targets; 2) coordinates with the appropriate departments or units to gather data from content-based measures; 3) analyzes data from measures and coordinates with the appropriate departments or units to develop or recommend action plans for improvement 4) coordinates with appropriate departments and units to implement and update action plans and to evaluate the effectiveness of implemented action plans.

Membership

Faculty: (Staggered terms of two years) Two appointed by the Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences; two appointed by the Chair of the Department of Communication, English, and Foreign Languages; one elected from the School of Graduate and Professional Studies; one elected from the School of Arts and Sciences; and one appointed from the Office of Teaching and Learning.

Staff: (Staggered terms of two years) Two appointed from the Office of Teaching and Learning.

Administrators: The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs or representative (exofficio, nonvoting); the Director of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Accountability or representative (ex-officio, non-voting).