Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Sep 25, 2017
An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate.

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

This booklet on adaptive learning and other emergent educational trends is Inside Higher Ed's newest print-on-demand collection of articles. You can download a free copy here.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webinar on the booklet's themes. Click here for more information.

"Adaptive Learning, Transformational Education, & Next-Generation Assessment" was made possible in part by the advertising support of McGraw-Hill Education.

Archive

September 12, 2016

As we begin a new academic year, institutional leaders should engage their campus communities in honest, data-driven conversations about what to do better, argues Bonita J. Brown.

September 9, 2016

More than 70 institutions are testing different measures of student learning amid new government effort to evaluate universities on teaching quality.

August 31, 2016

The American Bar Association takes a hard line on two law schools' admissions standards amid criticism that the group's accrediting arm is not doing enough to help struggling law-school graduates.

August 30, 2016

Florida International U explores whether redesigning courses according to best practices actually leads to improvements for faculty members and students.

August 26, 2016

If we are going to use taxpayer dollars for job training, we must be assured the programs will create new jobs, argues Anthony P. Carnevale.

August 24, 2016

Study of tens of thousands of college students finds that those who were open to change their major were more likely to graduate than those who decided right away.

August 22, 2016

Ten colleges earn national award for meaningful, cross-campus efforts to track student learning and use results to improve classroom practices.

August 17, 2016

Education Department announces eight winning partnerships in experiment to open federal aid to alternative providers, with a possibly influential new way of assuring academic quality.

August 8, 2016

College of Charleston professor says he's been forced out of a job for refusing to list learning outcomes to please an accreditor. He's suing and says academic freedom is being violated.

July 20, 2016

Author of new book on foundations describes how Gates has used venture philanthropy, measurable goals and a close relationship with the Obama administration to influence policy, and says Gates's approach may be shifting in promising ways.

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