ERIC Number: EJ473129
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Institutional Accreditation, Student Outcomes Assessment, and the Open-Ended Institution.
Palmer, James C.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n83 p49-59 Fall 1993
Examines the fit between college outcomes assessment designed to assess specific qualitative outcomes and community colleges' diverse clientele, pointing to a disjuncture of methods and motives. Foresees the possibility of two-year colleges' changing their structure, organization, and academic expectations in response. (30 references) (MAB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Agency Role, College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Evaluation Criteria, Institutional Evaluation, Open Education, Student Educational Objectives, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
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