Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA, CLA+)

Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA, CLA+)

  • Standardized assessment of general education skills & abilities.
  • Reports emphasize institutional value-added.
  • From the Council for Aid to Education (CAE).
  • CLA+ replaces the CLA and CCLA (Community College Learning Assessment). See supporting materials for a comparison of the old & new versions (pdf file).
  • Catalyst for Change, from the Council of Independent Colleges CLA Consortium, reports CIC members’ experience with the CLA.
  • Information from and about a multi-institution CLA-based longitudinal study of undergraduate learning are available from the Social Science Research Council. The study was the basis for Richard Arum & Josipa Roska’s book Academically Adrift.

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