ERIC Number: EJ887414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
Impact of Addressing Accountability Demands in the United States
Banta, Trudy W.
Quality in Higher Education, v16 n2 p181-183 Jul 2010
Since 1970, quality assurance, or outcomes assessment, has provided guidance for improving pedagogy, curricula and student support programmes in the US. But evidence that student learning has improved remains elusive. Large-scale long-term studies are needed to demonstrate the effects of outcomes assessment on learning.
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Quality Control, Accountability, Educational Improvement, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Program Effectiveness, Guidance
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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