Hutchinson Community College’s (HCC) Educational Quality Assessment (EQA) web page is NILOA’s July 2018 Featured Website! HCC is committed to using a wide-range of assessment activities and assessment data to inform continuous improvement. The goal is to provide every HCC student the necessary environment to succeed. The EQA website offers a clear overview on how the college achieves its improvement goals. For example, website visitors can peruse HCC’s institution-wide learning outcomes statements and assessment plans. The EQA website also lists various assessment resourcesincluding HCC’s Assessment Handbook which details the college’s assessment goals and processes, as well as builds a common understanding around the importance of assessment and assessment language.
Furthermore, HCC’s Educational Quality Assessment website provides an in-depth look at the institution’s current assessment activities. Included in this are various reports and assessment results both at the institution- and program-levels, HCC’s Program Review Guide, and various examples on how the college has closed the loopand used assessment evidence for improvement. For these reasons, Hutchinson Community College’s EQA webpage is a NILOA Featured Website in the categories of Centralized Assessment Repository and Communication.