Student Learning Outcomes

eLumen Instructions: SAOs

Creating an SAO

Only the coordinator can create SAOs. To begin, make sure your role of coordinator is showing in the drop-down next to your name, and next to that, make sure your Student Services area is showing.

  1. Click SLOs & Assessments.

    Click SLOs & Assessments.

  2. Click Add CSLO (the "C" stands for context).

    Click Add CSLO (the "C" stands for context).

  3. Type in your SAO. If you'd like, you can begin with "Upon completion of the student's interaction with (name of the Student Services area), the student should be able to..." When finished, click Save.

    Type in your SAO, and click Save.

  4. Answer the question about why the outcome needs to be created. Make sure you include your name and the name of the Student Services area. Click Save and Continue.

    Answer the question about why the outcome needs to be created. Click Save and Continue.

  5. In the second drop-down, choose Core ISLOs.

    In the second drop-down, choose Core ISLOs.

  6. Here is where you will map your new context SAO to an institutional outcome(s). All five of the colleges institutional outcomes will show up, along with their categories, across the top of the matrix. Since the list is rather lengthy, you can click the right arrow to move in that direction.

    Here is where you will map your new context SAO to an institutional outcome(s).

    You can also just show one institutional outcome at a time by clicking the drop-down for All Categories and choosing one of the five ISLOs.

    You can also just show one institutional outcome at a time by clicking the drop-down for All Categories and choosing one of the five ISLOs.

  7. Clicking a box for an SAO will map it to the corresponding ISLO and one of its categories. You can map an SAO to multiple ISLOs if desired.

    Clicking a box for an SAO will map it to the corresponding ISLO and one of its categories.

  8. Click Submit at the bottom. Your new SAO will not show up right away; it will have to be approved by the SLO Committee Chair first. Once approved, it will appear. If you want to see it when it appears, click SLOs & Assessments.

Creating a New Version of an SAO

  1. If you need to make major changes to an SAO, check the box in front of it, and click New Version. Versioning allows you to track changes in the track changes to the SAO, acknowledging that the content used to be different and keeping a record of the old data.

    If you need to make major changes to an SAO, check the box in front of it, and click New Version.

  2. Make the major changes, then click Submit.

    Make the major changes, then click Submit.

  3. On the workflow screen, choose the initial term in which you will begin using the SLO (it must be in the future, not the current term). Click Version SLO.

    On the workflow screen, choose the initial term in which you will begin using the SLO (it must be in the future, not the current term). Click Version SLO.

    Your new SAO will not show up right away; it will have to be approved by the SLO Committee Chair first. Once approved, it will appear. If you want to see it when it appears, click SLOs & Assessments.

Deactivating or Removing an SAO

  1. If you want to deactivate or remove an SAO, check the box in front of it, click More, then select either Deactivate or Remove.

    If you want to deactivate or remove an SAO, check the box in front of it, click More, then select either Deactivate or Remove.

Mapping SAOs

  1. If you need to map SAOs to institutional outcomes without creating the SAO first, make sure you are in your Student Services areas as the coordinator, and click SAOs & Assessments.

    If you need to map SAOs to institutional outcomes without creating the SAO first, make sure you are in your Student Services areas as the coordinator, and click SAOs & Assessments.

  2. Click Curriculum Map.

    Click Curriculum Map.

  3. From the drop-downs on the left, choose Core ISLOs, Contexts, and All (your area) contexts.

    From the drop-downs on the left, choose Core ISLOs, Contexts, and All (your area) contexts.

    All five of the colleges institutional outcomes will show up, along with their categories, across the top of the matrix. Since the list is rather lengthy, you can click the right arrow to move in that direction.

    Since the list is rather lengthy, you can click the right arrow to move in that direction.

  4. You can also just show one institutional outcome at a time by clicking the drop-down for All Categories and choosing one of the five ISLOs.

    You can also just show one institutional outcome at a time by clicking the drop-down for All Categories and choosing one of the five ISLOs.

  5. Clicking a box for an SLO will map it to the corresponding ISLO and one of its categories. You can map an SLO to multiple ISLOs if desired. Your mappings are automatically saved.

    Clicking a box for an SLO will map it to the corresponding ISLO and one of its categories. You can map an SLO to multiple ISLOs if desired.

Student Learning Outcomes

John Ruys
SLO Committee Co-Chair
925.424.1267

Ann Hight
SLO Committee Co-Chair
925.424.1307

Madeline Wiest
Curriculum and SLO Specialist
925.424.1106

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