Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Jan 23, 2019
Saying it wants to "again become a place where talent feels valued and nurtured," Ghent University overhauls its system for faculty evaluation to de-emphasize quantitative metrics and annual progress reports. Professors will be asked about their goals and what they are proud of.
Oct 03, 2018
Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

Booklets

"Making Higher Education More Efficient and Effective" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

You can download the print-on-demand booklet, free, here.

On Thursday, March 22, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Laserfiche.

Archive

October 28, 2015

New Gallup-Purdue University report says black students are more likely to feel supported and be engaged in work after graduation if they attend historically black colleges and universities.

October 21, 2015

Skills Fund wants to be both a private lender and new form of accreditor for the rapidly expanding boot camp sector, with a heavy focus on students' return on investment.

October 20, 2015

Nation's largest accreditor has decided that many of those who lead dual enrollment classes aren't qualified to do so, leaving schools and colleges fearing the loss of a program they view as a success.

October 14, 2015

Education Department will open up federal aid to a limited number of partnerships between colleges and boot camps and MOOC providers, with a secondary goal of testing new forms of accreditation.

October 13, 2015

At a time when higher ed is subject to report cards and other scrutiny about its worth, the news media should more accurately depict the public's opinion, says Keith R. Martel.

October 9, 2015

Whether using the term "trigger warning" or not, professors should give students a heads-up about potentially traumatic content in the classroom, Julie Winterich writes.

October 9, 2015

In New York City, the health department and colleges are partnering to promote a birth control device as a way of encouraging students to graduate.

October 8, 2015

Educational institutions need a new accounting system to meet the demands of our information economy, Arthur Levine argues.

October 5, 2015

Education Department's Office of Inspector General criticizes a regional accreditor over its review of competency-based education programs, citing faculty role.

September 30, 2015

Number of undergraduates earning a first college credential falls as economy rebounds, according to new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report.

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