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Aligning Educational Outcomes and Practices

In Aligning Educational Outcomes and Practices, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) senior scholar Pat Hutchings discusses alignment of learning outcomes and provides examples of how campuses are approaching and facilitating the alignment process. The notion of alignment has become increasingly prominent in efforts to improve student learning today. …

Trends in Learning Outcomes Assessment

In its February 2016 report, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) summarizes key findings from a national survey among chief academic officers, and it explores trends in learning outcomes and approaches to assessing them.  The report,  “Trends in Learning Outcomes Assessment,” documents that many higher education are moving away …

Trends in General Education

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) surveyed chief academic officers at member institutions in 2015 to collect information related to learning outcomes, assessment, general education design, high-impact practices, and data tracking and goal setting around equity and quality learning. The AAC&U also conducted structured interviews with 14 of …

Project Assessment Planning

Going forward, College initiatives and projects will require participants to create and implement assessment plans, protocols for collecting and analyzing data and for reporting results. Because each project is different, each assessment plan will be different. Consequently, the Outcomes Assessment Committee is asking those involved in College projects and initiatives to …