Southwestern College

This page provides printed and video training materials for completing all program reviews.

New Snapshot Video Lesson Series:

Video Lesson 1: Getting Started with the New Program Review Snapshot Section 1

This video explains Section 1 of the new SWC Program Review Snapshot. It explains how to find the form, different forms available to you, and getting started. (5:41 minutes)

 Video Lesson 2: Action Steps Explained Section 2

This video explains what "action steps" are, how they differ from goals, and how to use the S.M.A.R.T acronym to write effective and measurable action steps in your program review (5:14 minutes)

Video Lesson 3: Data and Strategic Planning Sections 3 & 4 

Not just data, but analysis of data is crucial to writing program review action steps. This video explains how to input data and analysis into your program review snapshot as well as how to link your action steps to strategic planning proprieties, goals, and objectives. (10:16 minutes)

Video Lesson 4: Resources Section 5

This video explains how to include any new resource requests you may need to make progress on your declared action steps in your program review snapshot. In addition to this video, you are strongly encouraged to review the Program Review, Budget Development and Prioritization website. (6:50 minutes)

Video Lesson 5: Submitting Your Program Review

Ready to submit? This video explains how to finalize your program review and submit it. Also, this video explains how to save your program review in order to have others review it. (6:40 minutes)

Video Lesson 6: The Program Review Snapshot for Completed and Discontinued Program Review Action Steps

To "close the loop" on assessment it's important to document if an action step you've undertaken in the past is completed or no longer viable and not being pursued. Use the "2015-2016 Annual Program Review Snapshot: Program Information For Completed or Discontinued Action Steps" to document these changes in your program direction. (5:52 minutes)

Completing the New Program Review Snapshot 

This video highlights overall changes in the new snapshot rolling out in Fall 2015 (10 minutes).



Additional Video Lessons and Resources

Guide for Completing the 2015-2016 Program Review Snapshot (PDF)

This guide is created to assist as you complete the new snapshot.

How To Download Program Reviews from SharePoint (PDF)

Want to look at last year's program review housed in SharePoint? This step-by-step explanation shows you how to download a WORD version of your program review from previous years. 

How To Download Program Reviews from SharePoint (Video)

Want to look at last year's program review housed in SharePoint? This video shows you how to download a WORD version of your program review from previous years (5 minutes)

How To Download SLO/AUO Timelines and Action Plans from SharePoint (PDF)

Completed Student Learning Outcome and Administrative Unit Outcomes Timelines are available in SharePoint. This step-by-step explanation shows you how to download them from SharePoint. 

2015-2016 Program Review Snapshot (blank)

Download and print a copy of the new snapshot to use as a worksheet as you prepare your 15-16 program review. 

The "Program Review" Sandbox

Click here for a "non-live" demonstration-only version of the Snapshot. Submissions from this site are not valid as Program Review submissions for the 15-16 cycle. Contact Institutional Program Review and Outcomes Coordinator Randy Beach for more info at rbeach@swccd.edu ext. 5897.  

Strategic Planning Priorities, Goals and Objectives

Click here for the draft Strategic Planning Priorities, Goals, and Objectives. These are used in the 2015-2016 snapshot for linking program review action steps to the mission and to strategic planning.  


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Last updated: 6/16/2016 12:21:19 PM