Institutional Strategies

    Institutional Strategies

    A bird's-eye view of assessment: Selections from editor's notes
    Banta, T. W.
    2011
    Jossey-Bass
    Trudy Banta illuminates the many facets of assessment in colleges and universities during the past two decades. Addressing the principles of good assessment practice, she gives an insider’s perspective and shares the larger questions and answers encountered in assessment.
    Accreditation and student learning outcomes: A proposed point of departure
    Ewell, P.T.
    2001
    Council on Higher Education Accreditation
    The primary purpose of this document is to provide accrediting organizations with guidance about how to engage evidence of student learning as they establish policies, standards, and approaches to review.
    Assessing and accounting for student learning: Beyond the Spellings Commission
    Ewell, P.T.
    2007
    Jossey-Bass
    This volume of New Directions for Institutional Research--the first in a series of annual supplements--is intended to help institutional research, assessment professionals, and others involved in assessment.
    Assessing for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution (2nd ed.)
    Maki, P.
    05/28/2014
    Stylus Publishing
    This book is designed to assist colleges and universities build a sustainable commitment to assessing student learning at both the institution and program levels. It provides the tools for collective inquiry among faculty, staff, administrators and students to develop evidence of students’ abilities to integrate, apply and transfer learning, as well as to construct their own meaning.
    Assessing general education programs
    Allen, M. J.
    2006
    Anker Publishing Co.
    Written for college and university administrators, assessment officers, faculty, and staff who support general education and first-year experience programs, this book is a hands-on guide for developing, aligning, and assessing general education programs in meaningful, manageable, and sustainable ways.
    Assessing student learning and development: A handbook for practitioners
    Bresciani, M.J., Zelna, C.L., & Anderson, J.A.
    2004
    NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
    Assessing Student Learning and Development is a must read for professionals at any level of their career. The authors not only document the importance of assessing student learning, but also provide student affairs professionals with specific techniques, ideas, and examples for assessing student learning and development in academic and student support services.
    Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide (2nd ed.)
    Suskie, L.
    2010
    Jossey-Bass
    The first edition of Assessing Student Learning has become the standard reference for college faculty and administrators who are charged with the task of assessing student learning within their institutions. The second edition of this landmark book offers the same practical guidance and is designed to meet ever-increasing demands for improvement and accountability.
    Consistency in engagement and assessment: A strategy for improving student learning outcomes
    Kelley, L.A. & Wallace, R.
    March 17, 2014
    Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
    This poster discusses an educational development initiative undertaken by Columbia Southern University (CSU) to increase both faculty participation and virtual learner engagement by implementing a collaborative partnership between instructional designers and course writers that also serve as faculty.
    Engaging University Students: International Insights from System-Wide Studies
    Coates, H. & McCormick, A. C. 
    2014
    Springer
    This book provides university teachers, leaders and policymakers with evidence on how researchers in several countries are monitoring and improving student engagement—the extent to which students are exposed to and participate in effective educational practices
    How boards oversee educational quality: A report on a survey on boards and the assessment of student learning
    Association of Governing Boards
    2010
    With generous support from Lumina Foundation for Education, AGB launched a two-year project—Governance for Student Success—that emphasizes the role of governing boards, working in collaboration with institutional presidents and chancellors, in helping to achieve the nation’s educational needs. Chief among these needs are increasing access, improving graduation rates, and addressing affordability.

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