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ERIC Number: ED505332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 36
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Evidence of Learning: Applying the Collegiate Learning Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning in the Liberal Arts College Experience
Council of Independent Colleges
This report highlights the experiences of the 33 members of CIC's (Council of Independent Colleges) Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) Consortium over the past three years as they used the CLA to measure student learning outcomes. The CLA instrument assesses how the college experience helps students develop such "higher order" cognitive skills as critical thinking, analytic reasoning, problem-solving, and effective writing. A list of 5 related resources and 11 sources of research and related articles are provided. [Financial support for this publication was provided by the Teagle Foundation.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Independent Colleges