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Improving Program Outcomes Assessment

We are working to revisit, review, and as needed, revise our program outcomes assessment plans.  To a large extent, the assessment has been done very well at the program level; as our office of learning and assessment (OLA) has evolved … Continue reading

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My thoughts regarding “Federal regulators debate how to handle direct assessment programs” @insidehighered

My thoughts regarding Federal regulators debate how to handle direct assessment programs @insidehighered. Higher education inevitably will have to figure out competency-based education; it’s the logical conclusion to the national accountability discourse.  Several examples from this article that illustrate perhaps … Continue reading

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Why we should NOT locally modify the AAC&U LEAP Value Rubrics?

When discussing the LEAP Value Rubrics, the AAC&U allows and even encourages institutions to customize to to modify the rubrics for use locally. Certainly, I believe when presented with an instrument like the LEAP Value rubric for Critical Thinking that … Continue reading

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Rubric Norming Sessions, General Education Assessment

I’ll forgo the typical apology for having not written in this space in a long while because… well… that assumes that anyone… someone… actually reads what I write here, notices when I do not write here, and actually misses it. … Continue reading

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Generalizability of Course-Embedded Assessments

Current, common methods used by #highered #assessment professionals when sampling and evaluating student work for general education or program level outcomes assessment projects may not provide results that can be reliably generalized. Even if sampling work from 1500 students in … Continue reading

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