3. (13) Instructional materials, course syllabus, and learning outcomes are reviewed periodically to ensure they meet program standards.
Not Observed Insufficient Moderate Use Meets Criterion Completely
The curriculum review schedule specifies the timeline for course reviews.
Curriculum Review Calendar
|Previous Accreditation Period|
|Specialization & Course Clusters||Spring 2004 - Spring 2005|
|Course Clusters||Fall 2005 - Spring 2006|
|Culminating Experience||Fall 2006 - Spring 2007|
|Core Courses||Fall 2006 - Spring 2007|
|Current Accreditation Period: Review #1|
|Specializations & Course Clusters||Fall 2007 - Spring 2008|
|Culminating Experience||Fall 2008 - Spring 2009|
|Core Courses||Fall 2009 - Spring 2010|
|Current Accreditation Period: Review #2|
|Career Pathways||Fall 2010 - Spring 2011|
|Course Clusters||Fall 2011|
|Culminating Experience||Fall 2011 - Spring 2012|
|Core Course and LIBR 203 & 285||Fall 2012 - Spring 2013|
|Next Accreditation Period: Review #1|
|Development of New Core Courses (to be implemented in Fall 2014)||Fall 2013-Spring 2014|
|Career Pathways||Fall 2013-Spring 2014|
|Culminating Experience||Fall 2014-Spring 2015|
|Core Courses and LIBR 203 & 285||Fall 2014-Spring 2016|
|Overall Program Review||Fall 2016|
|Next Accreditation Period: Review #2|
|Career Pathways||Spring 2017-Fall 2017|
|Culminating Experience||Spring 2018|
|Core Courses and LIBR 203 & 285||Fall 2018-Spring 2019|
|Overall Program Review||Fall 2019|
SLIS Standards and Indicators require that course content is up-to-date and reflects “recent developments and current professional practice.” Peer review provides assessment in this area.
Syllabi are reviewed each semester by faculty members and posted to the SLIS web site. The system used for posting the syllabi automatically includes required elements. Periodic administrative review of learning outcomes ensures program standards are met.
A comprehensive listing of learning outcomes for all courses is available: http://slisapps.sjsu.edu/slo-core/mlis.php