Introduction to Institutional Effectiveness
Moraine Valley Community College's current Institutional Effectiveness Plan is the culmination of numerous initiatives focused on continuous improvement of programs, services, and the learning environment. The College's Vision and Mission Statements and the Strategic Prioritiesall of which clearly demonstrate
Moraine Valley's commitment to Institutional Effectiveness and Student Learning, drive this plan. (See College Documents below).
Moraine Valley defines Institutional Effectiveness (IE) in the broadest sense, where all activities focused on student learning and continuous improvement of programs and services are included. The college views IE as having two tracks, one of which focuses on instructional activities and the other on non-instructional activities. The instructional activities, also known as assessment of student academic achievement (ASAA),
are reported separately in the Assessment of Student Academic Achievement:
ASAA Web page. Non-instructional activities are measured according to IE plans developed each year by appropriate departments. At the end of each academic year, departments report on the IE measurement they conducted and how the results have been/will be used for continuous improvement.
The Institutional Effectiveness plan is based on