Posts Tagged ‘accountability’

More Visible and Collective Attention to Essential Learning Outcomes by Regional Accreditors

August 8, 2016

In a statement submitted to the Senate HELP Committee in response to its call for comments, AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider urged members of the committee as it considers possible changes to accreditation to “prioritize first and foremost the goal of ensuring that all college students participate in high-quality programs that are well-designed to advance […]

LTAC Speaker Spotlight: Building a Culture of Assessment – An Unlikely Partnership between Mahatma Gandhi and CAEP

May 16, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi once described culture as something that “resides in the hearts and in the soul” of a group. Gandhi’s implication was this: Culture is an integral force within a group, a subconscious pulse of its existence. Although Gandhi was referring to the culture of a nation, we can draw parallels to the culture of […]

Event in Review: LiveText at AACTE

February 29, 2016

LiveText is proud to have been a premier sponsor at this year’s AACTE Annual Meeting in Las Vegas February 23-25. The conference theme, “Meeting the Demands of Professional Practice: Tough Questions, Tough Choices,” reflects the many challenges facing today’s Educator Preparation Providers and educators at all levels. The conference strands of Professionalism, Engagement, Programs and Practices, and Assessment stressed […]

9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

March 6, 2015

Today, hundreds of colleges and universities are doing assessment, at the classroom, program, and institutional levels. The practice has become a universal expectation for accreditation and a frequent object of state mandate. According to NILOA, nine out of ten institutions now report that they have some type of assessment activity under way. American colleges have […]