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ERIC Number: EJ1112870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2375-804X
Learning Community Assessment 101--Best Practices
Huerta, Juan Carlos; Hansen, Michele J.
Learning Communities: Research & Practice, v1 n1 Article 15 2013
Good assessment is part of all good learning communities, and this article provides a useful set of best practices for learning community assessment planning: (1) articulating agreed-upon learning community program goals; (2) identifying the purpose of assessment (e.g., summative or formative); (3) employing qualitative and quantitative assessment methods for assessing the most critical outcomes for administrative and instructional team-member decision making processes; (4) employing indirect and direct measures of student learning; and (5) ensuring that assessment results are used and that campus decision makers are equipped with the information required to create high-quality learning experiences to meet the diverse needs of all students. [This article was originally published in: "Journal of Learning Communities Research," 5(1) April 2010.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A