ERIC Number: ED471893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
A Collection of Papers on Self-Study and Institutional Improvement. 1998 Edition.
Van Kollenburg, Susan E., Ed.
This collection contains 75 papers or summaries presented at a 1999 conference on self-study and institutional improvement for institutions of higher education. Papers are grouped into these chapters (with sample topics in parentheses): (1) "Case Studies in Collaboration: Culture of Collaboration" (cooperation; partnerships in education); (2) "Case Studies in Collaboration: Learning Resources" (institutional cooperation; technology use); (3) "Case Studies in Collaboration: Collaboration with Industry/Employers" (partnerships with industry); (4) "Case Studies in Collaboration: Articulation Agreements, Contracts, and Academic Programs" (models for cooperation); (5) "Case Studies in Collaboration: International Education" (international educational partnerships); (6) "Case Studies in Collaboration: Partnerships with Schools" (university-school cooperation); (7) "Program Review" (program evaluation); (8) "General Education/Critical Thinking" (critical thinking in the undergraduate experience); (9) "Assessment of Student Academic Achievement" (student evaluation); (10) "The Role of Institutional Planning in Collaboration and Self-Study" (strategic planning and evaluation); (11) "Coordinating the Self-Study Process" (evaluation for accreditation); (12) "Self-Study and Evaluation: Practical Advice" (technology; educational improvement); and (13) "Coordinating Special Types of Evaluations" (focused visits; accreditation planning). Most papers contain references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accreditation (Institutions), Case Studies, Cooperation, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Learning, Partnerships in Education, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
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 (103rd, Chicago, IL, March 28-31, 1998). For the 1997 collection, see ED 408 880. For the 1999 collection, see HE 035 553.