Establishing Degree Qualifications

Establishing Degree Qualifications Measuring Student Learning Faculty-defined outcomes in 6 disciplines: biology, business, communication, economics, history, sociology Project from The Social Science Research Council, with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (http://www.gatesfoundation.org/) & the Teagle Foundation (http://www.teaglefoundation.org/) “Improving Quality in American Higher Education: Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century” (Arum, R., […]

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Ethical Standards for Assessment

Ethical Standards for Assessment (Some of these are from a January 2002 Assess-L discussion. Thanks to Suzanne Garrison at Meredith College for initiating this thread.) AIR’s Code of Ethics includes sections that are relevant to assessment as well as to other institutional research activities. See especially Sections II (Practice) and III (Confidentiality). Ethical Standards of […]

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ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) Searchable database with: Bibliographic information for hundreds of articles on assessment, evaluation, statistics, and educational research. Downloadable full text (pdf files) of many non-journal articles. A project of the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. See: General search tips. The Thesaurus of search terms. FAQs about the ERIC […]

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Faculty Attitudes Towards Outcomes Assessment

Faculty Attitudes Towards Outcomes Assessment In the ASSESS discussion-list archive, see the March 2005 thread Faculty Attitudes Toward Student Learning Outcomes Assessment, initiated by Reuel Barksdale. April 2012 thread Searching for Survey of Faculty Knowledge of Assessment Basics and/or Faculty Attitudes Towards Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes, initiated by Allen Butt. March 2013 thread Chronicle Point […]

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