ERIC Number: ED317117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Self-Study for Commission Evaluation 1990-92.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
This guide assists institutions preparing for evaluation by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education as they organize and conduct their self-study processes and report the results. Chapter I outlines the purposes of self-study and the Commission's expectations for self-study. Chapter II offers advice and suggestions for establishing a self-study committee, developing a self-study plan, and organizing and conducting the self-study process. Chapter III provides a discussion of the four criteria in the self-study process and offers suggested areas of evaluation related to each criterion. Chapter IV highlights the elements of the self-study report essential to the Commission's needs and includes a section on the "Self-Study Report for Candidacy." Chapter V clarifies the information needed from institutions preparing for focused evaluations. An appendix includes information on several organizational resources and over 30 published resources on self-study available from both the Commission and other sources. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Reports, Self Evaluation (Groups), Standards
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 159 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60601 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.