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ERIC Number: ED348919
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Nov
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From Projects to Policy: Seize the Agenda. Proceedings of the CSU Systemwide Conference on Student Outcomes Assessment (2nd, Lake Arrowhead, CA, November 16-18, 1988).
Harris, Olita D., Ed.
This account of the proceedings documents a systemwide conference on student outcomes assessment intended to provide an opportunity for all California State University (CSU) campuses to share in the discussion of development and implementation of assessment program models. The document provides a sampling of the presentations and discussions that occurred. Topics include the policy environment for student outcomes assessment, the need for a consensus in student outcomes assessment, assessment in interdisciplinary general education, and the administrator's perspective. Also provided are presentations on student outcomes assessment in math and the natural sciences, the social and behavioral sciences, economics, writing, and theater arts. Finally, the future challenges surrounding student outcomes assessments are presented for both the state of California and the campuses, stressing the importance of the role of assessment in improving teaching and learning. (GLR)
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Assessment, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, General Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Models, Outcomes of Education, School Effectiveness, Science Education, State Universities, Student Evaluation, Undergraduate Study, Writing Evaluation
California State University Academic Publications Program, CSU Chancellor's Office, 400 Golden Shore, Suite 132, Long Beach, CA 90802 ($6).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Long Beach. Office of the Chancellor.
Identifiers: California State University; California State University Inst for Teach Learn; College Teaching and Learning Collection
Note: This document is part of a collection produced under the auspices of the California State University Institute for Teaching and Learning. The CSU/ITL, created in 1988, facilitates a 20-campus systemwide network of faculty affiliates in response to the demand for improved teaching and learning in the college classroom.