ERIC Number: ED481880
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Student Learning Assessment: Options and Resources. The Handbook at a Glance.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA.
This handbook from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a bridge between the Commissions standards for accreditation and the practical challenges of planning, assessment, and continuous improvement. The handbook and its companion Web site offer extensive resources, including exercises, examples form assessment practices, and guidelines that can be used on campus for self-reflection, brainstorming, and workshop exercises. The sections are: (1) "Motivating and Involving Campus Communities"; (2) "Learning Goals"; (3) "Evaluating Student Learning"; (4) "The Student Learning Assessment Plan in the Context of Institutional Planning"; and (5) "Using Results To Improve Teaching and Learning." (SLD)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Educational Assessment, Educational Planning, Higher Education, Learning, Student Evaluation
For full text: http://www.msache.org/msache/content/pdf_files/slasum.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA.
Note: For the companion Web site, see http://www.msache.org/mainstudents.html.