ERIC Number: ED291295
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Self-Study for Commission Evaluation.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
This guide is intended to assist institutions of higher education with the process of organizing, conducting, and reporting the result of their self-study in preparation for evaluation by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. The guide is divided into the following chapters: (1) self-study in accreditation (purposes and the Commission's expectations); (2) organizing, planning and conducting the self-study; (3) the evaluative criteria in the self-study process (includes suggested questions relating to the criteria); (4) reporting the self-study (including the purposes and structure of the report and institutional requirements and data forms); and (5) focused evaluations (report structure). An annotated list of resources for self-study, including resources from the Commission, 13 selected self-study reports, and other resources, is appended. An index of Commission policies and a list of Commission members and staff are also provided. (KM)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Organization, College Administration, College Planning, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Organizational Objectives, Resources, Self Evaluation (Groups)
North Central Association, 159 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60601 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Note: For related documents, see HE 021 163-165. Updates ED 274 249.