Posts Tagged ‘outcomes assessment’

Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment Movement Moves Away from Standardized Tests, According to National Survey

July 26, 2016

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) released its third report from a national survey of Chief Academic Officers (CAOs) conducted by Hart Research Associates.  This year’s report, “Trends in Learning Outcomes Assessment,” highlights findings from the 2015 survey of a representative sample of chief academic officers at AAC&U member institutions including respondents from […]

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 […]