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Dolinsky, Rebecca; Rhodes, Terrel L.; McCambly, Heather – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) launched Quality Collaboratives (QC): Assessing and Reporting Degree Qualifications Profile Competencies in the Context of Transfer in 2011 as a three-year project that engaged educational, assessment, and policy leaders in student learning outcomes assessment and transfer pathways.…
Descriptors: Institutional Cooperation, Qualifications, Benchmarking, Degree Requirements
Brown, Gary R.; Rhodes, Terrel L. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
America's institutions of higher education have been challenged to develop new strategies to improve the success of all students. With more and more students attending multiple institutions, improving the transfer process is key to ensuring all students succeed. AAC&U launched the Quality Collaboratives (QC) project in 2011 with support from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Case Studies, Partnerships in Education
Whitehead, Dawn Michele, Ed. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
"Essential Global Learning" is a compilation of seminal AAC&U articles about global learning. This publication provides a working definition of global learning, a framework for assessment of global learning, and case studies of high-impact global learning activities on a variety of campuses. It is a foundational publication for…
Descriptors: Definitions, Global Education, Global Approach, Case Studies
Bass, Randy; Eynon, Bret – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
The ongoing digital revolution has created a complex and interconnected ecosystem that is fundamentally reshaping how we learn and communicate. Yet, despite its transformative potential, this digital ecosystem has so far had less of an impact on formal education than on other sectors of our society. Authors Randy Bass and Bret Eynon explore the…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
Clayton-Pedersen, Alma R.; Rhodes, Terrel; Lowrie, Patricia M.; Blaney, Jennifer M. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
"Preparing Critical Faculty for the Future" describes actions that every type of higher education institution can take to recognize and support inclusive excellence among faculty and build the capacity of women faculty of color to advance in their careers and contribute to higher education reform efforts. The report turns a spotlight on…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Women Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, College Faculty
Elrod, Susan; Kezar, Adrianna – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
This publication is for faculty, administrators, and other academic leaders who are poised to mount comprehensive STEM reforms to improve student learning and success, particularly for students from underrepresented groups. Based on the experiences of eleven colleges and universities in the Keck/PKAL STEM Education Effectiveness Framework project,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Success, College Students, Case Studies
Rhodes, Terrel; Albertine, Susan; Brown, Gary; Ramaley, Judith; Dolinsky, Rebecca; McCambly, Heather – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
"Collaboration for Student Transfer: A Nationwide Degree Qualifications Profile Experiment" highlights key lessons learned from AAC&U's Quality Collaboratives project. It focuses on learning outcomes assessment and faculty leadership in the context of increased rates of student mobility and transfer. The project sought to build the…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, College Students, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
This report summarizes key findings from a national survey among chief academic officers at Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) member institutions and explores how institutions are defining common learning outcomes, trends related to general education design and the use of emerging, evidence-based teach­ing and learning…
Descriptors: General Education, Design, Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
This 2016 report summarizes key findings from a national survey among chief academic officers at Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) member institutions and explores trends in learning outcomes and approaches to assessing them. It documents that many in higher education are moving away from standardized tests and…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Outcomes of Education, National Surveys, Deans
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2015
To serve students and society well, higher education needs to make a pervasive commitment to equity and inclusive excellence--both preparing students for and providing them with access to high-quality learning opportunities, and ensuring that students of color and low-income students participate in the most empowering forms of college learning.…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Quality, Access to Education, Higher Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2015
"Step Up & Lead Equity: What Higher Education Can Do to Reverse Our Deepening Divides" makes the case that America's persistent gaps in education, income, and wealth are widening, with the fastest growing segments of our population the least likely to have the opportunities they need to succeed. It argues that, to effectively educate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Achievement Gap, Access to Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2015
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) surveyed Chief Academic Officers at member institutions from July-October 2015 concerning priorities related to learning outcomes, assessment, general education design, high-impact practices, and data tracking and goal setting around equity and quality learning. With support from…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Disproportionate Representation
Finley, Ashley; McNair, Tia – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2013
This publication presents findings from a national study conducted by AAC&U researchers to investigate the impact of engagement in high-impact practices on traditionally underserved populations (defined here as first-generation, minority, transfer, and low-income students).The mixed-method analysis includes student-level data on engaged…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Minority Group Students, First Generation College Students, Low Income Groups
Association of American Colleges and Universities (NJ1), 2012
This report from the National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement calls on the nation to reclaim higher education's civic mission. Commissioned by the Department of Education and released at a White House convening in January 2012, the report pushes back against a prevailing national dialogue that limits the mission of higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, Global Approach, Citizenship Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities (NJ1), 2008
From November 8 to December 12, 2007, Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc., on behalf of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, interviewed 301 employers whose companies have at least 25 employees and report that 25% or more of their new hires hold at least a bachelor's degree from a four-year college. Employers are satisfied…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Accountability, Knowledge Level
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