ERIC Number: ED179124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook for Self-Assessment. Self-Assessment for Colleges and Universities.
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office of the Regents.
Guidelines, theory, examples, and references pertaining to self-assessment for colleges and universities are presented in this publication from the University of the State of New York. Guidelines as drafted by the Regents' Project on Self-Assessment for Colleges and Universities include a list of conditions for self-assessment, the procedural steps, and a summary of criteria for the assessment process. Models of self-assessment programs undertaken at 15 New York colleges are described. The models illustrate various aspects of self-assessment including: faculty evaluation, cost of self-assessment, the necessity of involving both administrative and teaching staff, and strategies to encourage staff participation. Brief essays on the rationales for self-assessment by Harold Orlans (On Institutional Self-Evaluation), Marvin W. Peterson (Self-Assessment: Balancing Perspectives for Improved Institutional Viability), Ernest G. Palola (Program Effectiveness; Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis), Gordon W. Blackwell (The Scope of Self-Assessment in Institutional Planning: A Case Study), and Bruce Dearing (Self-Assessment for Growth) are included. An annotated selective bibliography is included as well as a list of the participants in the Regent's Project on Self-Assessment for Colleges and Universities. (SF)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Case Studies, College Administration, College Faculty, Costs, Evaluation Methods, Guides, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Research, Models, Self Evaluation (Groups), State Universities, Teacher Participation
Self-Assessment for Colleges and Universities, Room 5A47, Cultural Education Center, New York State Education Department, Albany, NY 12230 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office of the Regents.