ERIC Number: ED343512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Outcomes Assessment and Analysis: A Reference Document for Accrediting Bodies.
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC.
This report provides data received from postsecondary education/professional accrediting bodies regarding the extent to which outcomes and institutional or program effectiveness are reflected in each of the following: (1) accreditation standards; (2) accreditation guidelines; (3) policy statements; (4) accreditation practices (self-study, visiting teams, accrediting body actions, training programs for institutional or program representatives or site visitors); and (5) other relevant publications, research, pieces or speeches of or by the accrediting body or its representatives. Accrediting bodies may be national, regional, or specialized. In all, responses are reported from 68 agencies in addition to the inclusion of an assessment bibliography for each agency. Finally, a Council on Postsecondary Accreditation Assessment Project summary chart of the response items received by accrediting bodies is included. (GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, College Outcomes Assessment, Data Collection, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Outcomes of Education, Self Evaluation (Groups)
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 305, Washington, DC 20036 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC.
Note: For a related document, see HE 025 380.