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ERIC Number: EJ893691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 13
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0579
Assessing Personal Growth
Liu, Ying; Yin, Alexander C.
New Directions for Institutional Research, nS1 spec iss p111-123 Aut 2010
The authors begin this chapter by revisiting Astin, Panos, and Creager (1967), who developed a conceptual scheme to guide the selection of various types of measurements organized by three dimensions: (1) type of outcome; (2) type of data; and (3) time. In assessing basic skills, general education, and attainment of the major, the focus is on cognitive outcomes. This chapter summarizes the dominant student development theories, notes important noncognitive outcomes, and reviews several assessment instruments that measure student personal growth. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: College Student Experiences Questionnaire; Community College Student Experiences Questionnaire; Learning and Study Strategies Inventory; National Survey of Student Engagement; Student Opinion Survey