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ERIC Number: EJ1029298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
The Agora
Berkich, Don
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v47 n3 p379-390 Aug 2013
Student Learning Outcomes are increasingly de rigueur in US higher education. Usually defined as statements of what students will be able to measurably demonstrate upon completing a course or program, proponents argue that they are essential to objective assessment and quality assurance. Critics contend that Student Learning Outcomes are a misguided attempt to apply corporate quality enhancement schemes to higher education. It is not clear whether faculty should embrace or reject Student Learning Outcomes. With sincere apologies to Plato, this dialogue explores arguments for and against their use.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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