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Adelman, Clifford – Liberal Education, 2016
Clifford Adleman begins this piece with his statement that the foremost marker of student outcomes in higher education, for the enterprise, for the commentariat, and for legislators, has traditionally been institutional graduation rates. He goes on to note that whatever one thinks of the various ways that marker has been produced, it has now faded…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Education Work Relationship, Income, School Business Relationship
Schneider, Carol Geary; Gaston, Paul L.; Adelman, Clifford; Ewell, Peter T. – Liberal Education, 2014
The "Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP)" is a postsecondary learning outcomes framework that specifies what students should be expected to know and be able to do at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's levels. First introduced at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) 2011 annual meeting, over four…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Graduation Requirements, Associate Degrees
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Adelman, Clifford – Liberal Education, 2008
This article discusses the creation, through what is known as the Bologna Process, of a European Higher Education Area within which the comparability of quality assurance and degree standards is intended to facilitate greater academic mobility. The Bologna Process is a huge undertaking. Its action lines include revising degree cycles, establishing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Control, Accountability, Outcomes of Education
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Adelman, Clifford – Liberal Education, 1988
Five projects intended to help develop national indicators of undergraduate learning in different disciplines use a variety of strategies and are reminders that reflective self-consciousness is an important characteristic of teaching faculty in any discipline. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education