ERIC Number: EJ565296
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Moving Assessment Forward: Enabling Conditions and Stumbling Blocks.
Banta, Trudy W.
New Directions for Higher Education, n100 p79-91 Win 1997
Outlines ten principles important for the successful practice of outcomes assessment, based on the experience of a variety of institutions. Notes several salient barriers to success (lack of faculty support, changes in institutional leadership and circumstances, limitations in assessment tools and methods, insufficient student involvement, insufficient use of results). (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Trends, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Information Utilization, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Research, Leadership, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Student Participation, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The Campus-Level Impact of Assessment: Progress, Problems, and Possibilities," No. 100.