Colleges and universities have been criticized for their failure to educate students effectively. As a result, institutions of higher education are recognizing the importance of student outcomes assessment as an important tool for curriculum development and policy planning. This book traces the history of outcomes assessment initiatives and summarizes model approaches at several universities. The author also discusses national achievement tests, governmental intervention in institutional policy, and the accreditation of colleges and universities. The study concludes with a practical guide to designing, implementing, and evaluating student outcomes assessment programs.A Historical Review and Guide to Program Development Serbrenia J. Sims ... to include an understanding of Western civilization; several masterworks in English, American, and European literature; ... for their institutions, while saying little about other aspects of higher educationa such as aquot;purpose, quality, curriculum, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Student Outcomes Assessment|
|Author||:||Serbrenia J. Sims|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1992-01-01|