Assessment Methods Should Match Institutional Goals
Learning outcomes assessment, once a "spontaneous, authentic intellectual activity" focused on understanding student learning and seeking ways to improve the learning experience, has in the past 20 years become an activity driven largely by accreditation requirements, with little regard for an institution's unique missions, says Karl Schilling, associate director for the Center for Teaching and Learning at Miami University in Ohio.
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