Assessing Academic Programs in Higher Education (JB - Anker Series) by Mary J. Allen

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Subjects:

  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Evaluation,
  • Education / Evaluation,
  • Higher

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8684633M
ISBN 101882982673
ISBN 109781882982677

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Higher education professionals have moved from teaching- to learning-centered models for designing and assessing courses and curricula. Faculty work collaboratively to identify learning objectives and assessment strategies, set standards, design effective curricula and courses, assess the impact of their efforts on student learning, reflect on results, and implement appropriate changes to Cited by:   Assessing Academic Programs in Higher Education provides a comprehensive introduction to planning and implementing the assessment of college and university academic programs.

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The purpose of this handbook is to provide academic programs with a framework for developing an assessment plan with the objective of improving an academic program.

In Chapter 1, an overview of assessment and more specifically program assessment is introduced. Guidelines and suggestions for planning for program assessment are provided in Chapter 2. Buy Assessing Academic Programs in Higher Education: 42 (JB – Anker) by Allen, Mary J.

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Evaluating the effectiveness of cocurricular programs and academic support services is the next frontier in the effort to ensure educational quality and student success in higher education. Institutions ahead of the curve in this regard can benefit enormously.

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The assessment — of programs in business, IT, and human services — turned up a few areas where certain skills weren’t as embedded in the curriculum as they could be. Unleashing the potential of continuous improvement in teaching/learning requires an appreciation of the difference in spirit between assessment and evaluation.

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