This monograph focuses on general education, the one common curricular component that most institutions of higher learning share at the undergraduate level. Also known as the qcore curriculum, q this uniquely American curricular form is among the common interests of regional accreditation associations throughout the United States. In publicly financed institutions, it is also the area most likely to be the subject of qassessment for accountabilityq efforts by the public and their representatives. The monograph is user-oriented like the others in the series. Specific examples of models of general education assessment activities (through use of results to improve student learning) are provided for a comprehensive community college, a major state university, and a private college. Users are encouraged to adjust and adapt the models described to best meet their institutional circumstances and culture.USE. OF. RESULTS. TO. IMPROVE. GENERAL. EDUCATION. The end result of the assessment activities described ... The key concept discussed in this brief chapter is documentation of this systematic process of assessment of studentanbsp;...
|Title||:||General Education Assessment for Improvement of Student Academic Achievement|
|Author||:||James Oliver Nichols, Karen W. Nichols|
|Publisher||:||Agathon Press - 2001-01-01|