ISBN-10:
1119268508
ISBN-13:
9781119268505
Pub. Date:
05/31/2016
Publisher:
Wiley
Improving Quality in American Higher Education: Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century / Edition 1

Improving Quality in American Higher Education: Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781119268505
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/31/2016
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 777,828
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

RICHARD ARUM is professor of sociology and education at New York University and director of the Social Science Research Council's Education Research Program. A leading voice in the national dialogue around learning in higher education, he has authored or coauthored numerous books, including Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Aspiring Adults Adrift (University of Chicago Press, 2014).

JOSIPA ROKSA is associate professor of sociology and education at the University of Virginia. Roksa is known for her extensive research on inequality in higher education and is coauthor of Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Aspiring Adults Adrift (University of Chicago Press, 2014).

AMANDA COOK is program manager for Academic Leadership and Change at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in Washington, DC. Previously, she served as project manager for the Social Science Research Council's Measuring College Learning project, on which this book is based.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

About the Editors

About the Contributors

Foreword

Chapter 1 Defining and Assessing Learning in Higher Education
Josipa Roksa, Richard Arum, and Amanda Cook

Chapter 2 Measuring College Learning in History
Lendol Calder and Tracy Steffes

Chapter 3 Measuring College Learning in Economics
Sam Allgood and Amanda Bayer

Chapter 4 Measuring College Learning in Sociology
Susan J. Ferguson and William Carbonaro

Chapter 5 Measuring College Learning in Communication
Nancy Kidd, Trevor Parry-Giles, Steven A. Beebe, and W. Bradford Mello

Chapter 6 Measuring College Learning in Biology
Clarissa Dirks and Jennifer K. Knight

Chapter 7 Measuring College Learning in Business
Jeffrey Nesteruk and Sara Beckman

Chapter 8 A Set of Further Reflections on Improving Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Peter Ewell, Natasha Jankowski, George Kuh, Carol Geary Schneider, Charles Blaich, and Kathleen Wise

Index

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