Assessment of Student Learning

Institutional Goals


Students effectively express ideas through written, verbal, and visual modes appropriate to the situation, purpose, and audience.

Critical Reasoning

Students apply a rational approach to problem solving based on evidence and reasoning skills.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Students will be able to recognize, promote, utilize, and educate one another regarding the unique qualities and shared humanity of all people and culture.

Essential Skills

Students will demonstrate qualities and skills necessary for continuing education, employment, and community involvement.

Information Literacy

Students will demonstrate ability to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and effectively use the information.


Assessment Liaisons

  • Ms. Jamie Chapman & Ms. April Darringer
    • Agriculture
    • Industrial Technology
    • TDT
  • Dr. Osman Cen & Mr. Devron Sternke
    • Business
    • Computer Science
    • Math
    • Public Safety
  • Mr. Robert Hodgson
    • Co-curricular Departments
  • Ms. Christina Farwell & Ms. Elizabeth Onik
    • Communication
    • Language
    • Literature
    • Fine Arts
    • Humanities
    • Education
  • Dr. Randy Wolfmeyer
    • Health Science
    • Natural Science
    • Engineering
    • Sociology
    • Behavioral Science



Student Learning Days

Fall 2022



Spring 2023



Annual Report

Student Learning Committee

The Student Learning Committee was established as a standing committee at John Wood Community College in the Spring of 2020. The committee is charged with completing the Higher Learning Commission’s Assessment Academy project by 2024, and will continue the work of assessment at the college upon completion of the project.

Dr. Laurel Klinkenberg

Mr. Devron Sternke

Dr. Randy Wolfmeyer

Mr. Josh Welker

Ms. Tracy Orne