Assessing Student Learning in the Community and Two-Year College: Successful Strategies and Tools Developed by Practitioners in Student and Academic Affairs

Assessing Student Learning in the Community and Two-Year College: Successful Strategies and Tools Developed by Practitioners in Student and Academic Affairs

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ISBN-13: 9781579229122
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Megan Moore Gardner is Associate Professor, Higher Education Administration, University of Akron.

Kimberly A. Kline is Associate Professor, Student Personnel Administration, Buffalo State College.

Marilee J. Bresciani Ludvik is Professor for Postsecondary Education and Co-Director of the Center for Educational Leadership, Innovation, and Policy, San Diego State University. She was formerly Assistant Vice President for Institutional Assessment at Texas A&M University. She has conducted outcomes assessment for programs and courses and is frequently invited to present assessment workshops nationally and internationally.

William E. Piland worked in the Fashion Merchandising Business before beginning a teaching career as a business teacher in community colleges. He held administrative positions as Division Director, Dean of Vocational Education, and Dean of Instruction in Illinois community colleges. He was Professor of Education at Illinois State University for 7 years. He taught postsecondary education leadership and workforce education courses at SDSU for 14 years.

Table of Contents

Foreword - William E. Piland
Preface - Megan Moore Gardner
Acknowledgements

1) Determining What You Want to Get Out of the Process - Megan Moore Gardner and Barbara Milliken
2) Establishing a Learning-Centered Culture: Commitment to Evidence-Based Decision-Making - Paul A. Dale
3) Developing Shared Learning Outcomes and Determining Priorities for Assessment - Barbara June Rodriguez and John Frederick
4) Building a Professional Development Plan - Virginia Taylor
5) Selecting a Method - Victoria Livingston, David Phillips, and Kimberly A. Kline
6) Analyzing and Interpreting Results - Kimberly A. Kline, Joy Battison, and Booker T. Piper, Jr.
7) Using and Communicating Results - Stephanie Romano and Megan Daane Lawrence
8) Decision-Making in the Student Learning Outcome Assessment Process - Sandra Coyner and Sunday O. Faseyitan
9) Incorporating Outcomes-Based Assessment into Program Review and Budgeting - David P. Eppich and Marilee J. Bresciani
10) Evaluating the Process - Thomas C. Priester and Stacey N. Pierce
11) Looking Ahead: Moving Toward a More Holistic Approach to Assessment - Marilee J. Bresciani, John L. Hoffman, Jill Baker, and Julianna Barnes

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