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Hundley, Stephen P., Ed. – Assessment Update, 2018
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) Promoting Faculty Engagement in Assessment: Relatively Simple Ideas (Elizabeth E. Smith and Sarah R. Gordon); (2) Comparing Trends in Graduate Assessment: Face to Face vs. Online Learning (Lesley Page and Mike Cherry); (3) Assessing Information Literacy on a Regional…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Participation, Program Evaluation, Institutional Evaluation
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Pike, Gary R. – Assessment Update, 2009
Civic engagement has become an important element in the mission of many colleges and universities. O'Meara (2005) found that almost two-thirds of the chief academic officers responding to a survey reported that their institution had updated its mission or strategic planning documents to include statements about civic engagement. However, only…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Service Learning, National Surveys, Higher Education
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McCullough, Christopher A. – Assessment Update, 2008
Over the past few years, the author had the good fortune to engage many faculty and administrators in conversations about student outcomes assessment. The author has discovered that many faculty and administrators associate course valuations with student outcomes assessment measures. He also found that no items about student learning outcomes are…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Course Evaluation, Outcomes of Education, College Faculty
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Upton, Thomas A. – Assessment Update, 2007
Since the establishment of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program of the Department of English in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 1985, student enrollments, student needs, program policies, course curriculum, and testing procedures had all seen significant changes. However, there…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Second Language Learning, Testing, Program Effectiveness
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McKitrick, Sean A. – Assessment Update, 2005
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredits more than half of the colleges of education in the United States. Several of its standards require teacher preparation programs to emphasize diversity in their curricula and to demonstrate that they are developing a professional environment wherein acceptance of varying…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education, National Surveys, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Catchings, Billy – Assessment Update, 2004
Several years ago, the University of Indianapolis embarked on its self-study for North Central Association accreditation with the issue of quality assessment linked to outcomes. As such, its Department of Communication was forced to demonstrate outcomes-oriented evaluation of student learning. After an extensive audit of the department's…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Reflective Teaching, Curriculum, Learning Experience
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Rowles, Connie J.; Koch, Daphene Cyr; Hundley, Stephen P.; Hamilton, Sharon J. – Assessment Update, 2004
Capstone experiences in higher education are not a new phenomenon. Indeed, for several decades, graduating seniors in a variety of disciplines from a wide range of institutions have participated in a course, program, or activity designed to facilitate their transition to the real world beyond the academy. It has been found that capstones provide…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Curriculum, Guidelines, Learning Experience
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White, Robert W.; Gronfein, William P. – Assessment Update, 2004
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), located in a large metropolitan area, enrolls more than 29,000 students. Many of these students are the first in their families to go to college, commute to the campus for their classes, and have significant commitments--to work, spouses, children--that may interfere with their studies.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Metropolitan Areas, Sociology