Assessment and Accountability
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.
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"Data, Analytics and Student Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.
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Arne Duncan goes to Capitol Hill and gets an earful from House Republicans on gainful employment, the college ratings system and state authorization.
Wake Forest U. looks to measure the lives of its students and alumni.
With debate raging over college ratings, David R. Anderson asks a straightforward question and outlines an answer.
In effort to ward off mounting criticism of accreditation, the seven regional agencies collaborate to align their punishments and how they impose them.
In an open letter to Arne Duncan, Thomas Foley compares how success is defined in the education secretary's beloved sport to methods of measuring higher ed performance.
Competency-based education is not a panacea for the cost and quality crisis facing higher education – but no one is claiming that it is, writes David Schejbal.
A new paper by the American Council on Education says the Obama administration's ratings proposal is likely to lead to the same negative consequences as college rankings.
We need a better national data system about college students, but it needs to be designed to put numbers in context and to avoid holding colleges accountable for things they can't control, writes Paul LeBlanc.
We must give students and families the right kind of information -- about multiple factors, and not blended into a single institutional rating -- about one of the most expensive purchases they will ever make, writes Carrie Warick.
A think tank report calls out the private college lobby for opposing a national database on students, which proponents say would bring much-needed accountability to higher education.
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