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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 …

Gen Ed Process Clarification

Based on the final General Education Report approved in May of 2008. See final-gen-ed-report-may-1-2008. The following was decided: The CWCC process will be used to determine if a new or revised course meets a particular competency.The CWCC forms will be revised to facilitate this process. The OATSS group will oversee implementation of infusion at the program level.* Courses should …