Promoting Integrated and Transformative Assessment: A Deeper Focus on Student Learning / Edition 1

Promoting Integrated and Transformative Assessment: A Deeper Focus on Student Learning / Edition 1

by Catherine M. Wehlburg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470261358

ISBN-13: 9780470261354

Pub. Date: 07/25/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Assessment plays a key role in institutions of higher education. However, many colleges and universities simply add their assessment plans onto other teaching, learning, service, and research activities in order to prepare for an impending accreditation visit. In this important resource, Catherine M. Wehlburg outlines an integrated and ongoing system for assessment

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Overview

Assessment plays a key role in institutions of higher education. However, many colleges and universities simply add their assessment plans onto other teaching, learning, service, and research activities in order to prepare for an impending accreditation visit. In this important resource, Catherine M. Wehlburg outlines an integrated and ongoing system for assessment that both prepares for an accreditation visit and truly enhances student learning. This innovative approach can be adapted for use in a wide variety of situations to transform a department or an entire institution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470261354
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/25/2008
Series:
JB - Anker Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

1. What Is Transformative Assessment?

2. Transformative Assessment: A Historical Perspective.

3. Institutional Dynamics: Using Organizational Structure and Campus Climate.

4. Encouraging Faculty Support for Transformative Assessment.

5. Transformative Assessment Across Student and Academic Affairs.

6. Aligning Institutional Mission with Assessment: Elements of a Meaningful Institutional Effectiveness Program.

7. Institutional Implementation of Transformative Assessment.

8. Embedding Transformative Assessment Activities Across the Institution.

9. Transformative Assessment as a Method to Support Ongoing Accreditation and Accountability.

10. The Future of Transformative Assessment in Higher Education.

References.

Index.

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