Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Feb 10, 2016
Studies of faculty development efforts at a liberal arts college and a land-grant university suggest the programs can have an impact on student outcomes.

Surveys

Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup.

On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from IBM, Academic Partnerships, Rafter and Jenzabar.

Booklets

"Data, Analytics and Student Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The booklet's publication was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard.

Archive

November 6, 2015

Lawmakers are looking at how accreditors judge the quality and financial stability of colleges.

November 6, 2015

Obama administration announces modest executive actions aimed at forcing accreditors to focus more on student outcomes -- and urges Congress to impose more sweeping changes.

October 30, 2015

New report examines Lumina's state-based efforts to encourage public colleges to be more efficient and focused on student success.

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.

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