Reports can be boring, or worse – not useful. Incorporating story-telling into how we share student learning evidence presents not only a more enjoyable read, but a more comprehensive picture of our unique institutions and programs.
What’s missing in a lot of student learning assessment? Students! While it might sound wildly creative, including our most important stakeholders is easier (and more beneficial) than you might think.
Sometimes simple is best! Focusing on these five steps will help you get started and keep going with assessment, and glean more useful information, too.
Assessment in Higher Education Erik Gilbert’s recent article in The Chronicle, “Does Assessment Make Colleges Better? Who Knows?” and Joan Hawthorne’s response has made for very interesting conversation of late. Gilbert asserts that after all the time and resources spent on assessment, there’s little or no proof student learning has been improved, which is why the students and parents […]