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Assessment in American higher education

Assessment in American higher education

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Published by Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Dept. of Education, For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Examinations -- Congresses.,
    • Education, Higher -- United States -- Evaluation -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementessays by Terry W. Hartle ... [et al.] ; foreword by William J. Bennett ; edited with a conclusion by Clifford Adelman.
      ContributionsHartle, Terry W., Adelman, Clifford., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement., National Conference on Assessment in Higher Education (1st : 1985 : University of South Carolina)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2366.2 .A87 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 82 p. :
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2345645M
      LC Control Number86603112

      Academic Assessment Example Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for academic assessment are written to assess what students should know or be able to do once they complete the program. Assessment is the ongoing process aimed at understanding and improving student learning through the systematic gathering, analysis, and interpretation of data for program improvements. Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century. An ambitious, comprehensive reimagining of 21st century higher education. Improving Quality in American Higher Education outlines the fundamental concepts and competencies society demands from today's college graduates, and provides a vision of the future for students, faculty, and administrators.

        A sweeping assessment of the state of higher education today from former Harvard president Derek Bok Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most respected education experts.. Sweepingly ambitious /5(16). Book Description. Contextualising why assessment is still the single most important factor affecting student learning in higher education, this second edition of Innovative Assessment in Higher Education: A Handbook for Academic Practitioners offers a critical discourse about the value of assessment for learning alongside practical suggestions about how to enhance the student experience of.

      American Council on Education/Macmillan Series on Higher Education. Astin, Alexander W. This book's purpose is to assessment can be used to enhance the educational and research functions of colleges and universities by promoting talent development among both students and faculty by:   American higher education today looks nothing like it did a few generations ago, let alone at the founding of the country. A new book, The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture From the Founding to World War II (Princeton University Press), explores how colleges evolved. The author is Roger L. Geiger, who is distinguished professor of higher education at Pennsylvania .


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