ERIC Number: ED174160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Student Outcomes. The Forum for Liberal Education.
Mohrman, Kathryn, Ed.; And Others
A variety of approaches to student outcomes in higher education are described and an essay on the topic is included in this bulletin. In the essay, "The Campus as a Learning Environment," Douglas Heath suggests the significance of such projects for liberal education in the broadest sense. The following programs are discussed: Institutional Program Evaluation and Assessment system at Brookdale Community College, New Jersey; Competency Learning Project at Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas; Departmental Curricular Review Based on Student Outcomes project at the State University of New York at Geneseo; Writing Competency Exam project at Johnson State College, Vermont; the Self-Assessment Program at State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Competency-Based General Education Project at Piedmont Technical College, South Carolina; and five assessment services programs. The following assessment services are described: the College Outcomes Measures Project of the American College Testing Program; the Fifty College Project of the Council for the Advancement of Experiential Learning; the Undergraduate Assessment Program of the Educational Testing Service; the Comprehensive Cognitive Assessment Battery of McBer and Company; and the Outcomes Structure of National Center for Higher Education Management Systems. Resource materials on the topic are also briefly described. (SW)
Descriptors: Bulletins, College Curriculum, College Students, Competence, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Educational Testing, Essays, General Education, Higher Education, Learning Experience, Liberal Arts, Measurement Instruments, Nontraditional Students, Self Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Writing Skills
Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ACT Assessment; Brookdale Community College NJ; Council for Advancement of Experiential Learning; Educational Testing Service; Johnson State College VT; Our Lady of the Lake College TX; Piedmont Technical Institute SC; State University of New York Coll at Geneseo; State University of New York Plattsburgh