Coming to Terms with Student Outcomes Assessment

Coming to Terms with Student Outcomes Assessment

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qAssessment on college campuses has a sordid history, and it is fairly simple to find someone with a traumatic tale to tell. It is wise to respect that that reputation is deserved.q qHow do you modify the inner workings and culture of a massive institution with minimal resources and even less authority (other than GE course approvals), and thousands and thousands of talented people busy doing other things?q qThe road to departmental assessment can seem both dramatic and apocalyptic, especially if one's departmental 'centre cannot hold, ' and purpose falls apart. The Department of English and Li.At first we proposed that they needed to write a#39;a#39;publishablea#39;a#39; essays, but that was too vague. ... Graduate students are being trained for certain professional activities at which they will need to succeed when they ... Undergraduate English majors, however, are not designed with the assumption that students are training to enter the field, and only a small fraction are headed for graduate study in literature.

Title:Coming to Terms with Student Outcomes Assessment
Author:Peggy Maki
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 2012-03-12


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