Higher Education Assessment Strategies for Measuring Learning Outcomes
Put to the Test: Making Sense of Educational Assessment
Educational assessment is one of the most talked about topics in higher education today. Despite the admirable goal of improving student learning, the trend toward greater accountability through increased academic testing carries with it a diverse range of educational assessment tools, methodologies, perspectives, and stakeholders.
If today’s mandates for educational testing has you searching for answers, you’ll want to download this FREE special report Put to the Test: Making Sense of Educational Assessment, developed to share best practices and current thinking on educational assessment in higher education.
On one side of the educational assessment debate, you have faculty who feel all these new educational assessment requirements stifle their academic freedom without providing truly meaningful data to justify the additional workload it generates.
On the other side of the educational assessment debate are those educators who accept the fact that educational assessment is here to stay and believe that, with careful planning, it’s possible to design exactly the type of assessment systems needed to get an accurate picture of student learning outcomes.
No matter which side you’re on … or somewhere in between … you’ll find Put to the Test: Making Sense of Educational Assessment is a great resource for understanding the best practices and current thinking on educational assessment in higher education.
Here’s just a sample of the insightful articles featured in Put to the Test: Making Sense of Educational Assessment:
- Creating a Sustainable, Faculty-Driven Assessment Initiative
- Assessment for the Millennial Generation
- Rethinking Assessment
- What Is the Role of Student Affairs in Assessment?
- Encouraging Faculty Involvement in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
- Assessing Class Participation: One Useful Strategy
- Outcomes Assessment Is Here to Stay, Get Faculty Buy In
- Assessment Methods Should Match Institutional Goals
- “Assessmania” and “Bureaupathology” in Higher Education
- Manias, Pathologies, and Alternative Approaches to Assessment
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Whether you’re a new faculty member looking to incorporate assessment into your classes, or an experienced member of a departmental or institutional assessment team, this special report will provide you with valuable strategies and thought-provoking ideas from educators who have successfully implemented assessment programs at their institutions.
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