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ERIC Number: ED469347
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 442
Abstractor: N/A
A Collection of Papers on Self-Study and Institutional Improvement. 2000 Edition.
Van Kollenburg, Susan E., Ed.
This collection presents 92 papers or summaries of papers presented at a 2000 conference on self-study and institutional improvement for institutions of higher education. Papers are grouped into these chapters, with some sample topics in parentheses: (1) "Regional and National Initiatives" (associate degrees; adult learning); (2) "Quality Improvement and Accreditation" (recruitment and retention; quality criteria); (3) "Quest for Quality: Mission and Planning" (mission statements; renewal processes); (4) "Assessment of Student Academic Achievement: Case Studies" (5) "Assessment of Student Academic Achievement: Tools of Assessment" (assessment techniques; performance assessment); (6) "Question for Quality in Student Learning: General Education" (interdisciplinary approaches; improvement processes); (7) "Quest for Quality: Teaching" (educational practices; reflective teaching); (8) "Quest for Quality: Institutional Integrity" (ethics; diversity); (9) "Quest for Quality: Distance Learning" (technology; partnerships); (10) "Question for Quality: Self-Study and Institutional Improvement" (self-evaluation); (11)"Coordinating the Self-Study Process" (study implementation; methodology); (12) "Practical Advice on Self-Study" (models; tools); and (13) "Seeking Initial Affiliation with the Commission" (candidacy; accreditation). Most papers contain references. (SLD)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Prepared for the program of the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education at the Annual Meeting of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (105th, Chicago, IL, April 1-4, 2000). For the 2001 and 2002 collections, see HE 035 308-309.