ERIC Number: EJ496669
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Latent and Leveraged Benefits of Assessment: Expanding the Value of Assessment Information.
Spangehl, Stephen D.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n88 p13-21 Win 1994
Acknowledges that assessment is often perceived as a costly ordeal with minimal benefits to the institution beyond meeting external reporting requirements. Presents examples of assessment data already available in existing records, and ways in which colleges can leverage the results of assessment to serve multiple purposes. (MAB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Data Collection, Institutional Evaluation, Organizational Effectiveness, Policy Formation, Research Utilization, Self Evaluation (Groups), Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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