Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution / Edition 1

Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution / Edition 1

by Peggy L. Maki
     
 

This investigation of learning assessment is designed to help colleges and universities ascertain how well their students achieve educational goals and how students apply their learning beyond the classroom. Maki, a higher education consultant who specializes in this area, advocates for the establishment of a permanent, ongoing process and offers assessment frameworks… See more details below

Overview

This investigation of learning assessment is designed to help colleges and universities ascertain how well their students achieve educational goals and how students apply their learning beyond the classroom. Maki, a higher education consultant who specializes in this area, advocates for the establishment of a permanent, ongoing process and offers assessment frameworks and strategies, but no formulae. Each chapter includes institutional examples, lists of additional resources, worksheets, guides, and exercises. The book is published by Stylus in association with the American Association for Higher Education. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579220884
Publisher:
Stylus Publishing
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Developing a collective institutional commitment1
2Beginning with dialogue about teaching and learning31
3Making claims about student learning within contexts for learning59
4Identifying or designing tasks to assess the dimensions of learning85
5Reaching consensus about criteria and standards of judgment119
6Designing a cycle of inquiry153
7Building a core institutional process of inquiry over time171

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