The Office of Institutional Research is dedicated to undertaking the following:
- Providing a broad range of institutional research (IR) services, including the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data for decision-making purposes, and also for the fulfillment of requests for information by state, federal, and private entities.
- Developing and maintaining a culture of evidence-based assessment.
- Providing, together with Academic Affairs, information and expertise in support of the college’s various institutional and student learning outcomes assessment initiatives.
- Leading the college in development of an institutional assessment plan.
- Providing support for and data to the college’s Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Team (SLOAT).
- Generating data and information for programs preparing for their ongoing assessments/reviews.
- Processing surveys of students, alumni, faculty and staff for informational and decision-making purposes.
- Benchmarking college data and practices with other New Jersey community colleges and other institutions that demographically reflect Essex County College.
- Generating standardized and customized data for groups and persons involved in accreditation self-studies (Middle States, professional associations, etc.).
Offices and divisions needing statistical or quantitative data or information should first consult the Data & Information Sources booklet linked here.
For data or information related to Essex County College that is not included in any of documents listed in the Data & Information Sources booklet, a request should be submitted via the Data Request form or by contacting Dr. Jinsoo Park, Director of Institutional Research, at (973) 877-3588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Surveys are administered routinely at the College by the Office of Institutional Planning & Assessment. Survey results are analyzed and used to inform decision making college-wide.
PBI Grant-Funded Activities – Final Reports:
- PBI FY15 Executive Summary
- PBI FY15 Annual Performance Report
- PBI Activity 1: CAF Developmental Mathematics
- PBI Activity 2: Graduation Mathematics Sections
- PBI Activity 3: MTH 100 TA Support
- PBI Activity 4: Intensive English Workshops
- PBI Activity 5: Completion Project
- PBI Activity 6: Online Learning
- PBI Activity 7: External Evaluation
- PBI FY15 External Evaluation