Learning Outcomes Measures

Learning Outcomes Measures
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.

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September 9, 2014

Virginia releases the first detailed look at mid-career earnings of college graduates, but the report warns against broad, oversimplified conclusions about the data.

September 9, 2014

Many employers are seeking workers with B.A.s even for jobs that haven't historically required the degree. That may be good news for colleges -- but warning signs are on the horizon.

July 22, 2014

Colleges and universities need to get involved in the the rollout of the Common Core curriculum, argues a new paper from the New America Foundation.

 

January 21, 2014

Use of e-transcripts catches on, opening the door to new uses for the student record.

August 2, 2013

Next wave of student learning assessments from testing firms could be boon for employers and competency-based education.

May 20, 2013

Challenging findings of landmark 2011 study, new data suggest that college students make significantly bigger gains in critical thinking. But differences in methodology may contribute to the differing conclusions.

April 4, 2013

Curricular systems and materials that adapt to the learner are emerging slowly but surely as a potentially major force in higher education, Peter Stokes writes.

February 22, 2013

Should universities require graduate students to pare down years of research into a soundbite that can be understood by non-scholars?

February 20, 2013

Florida International University has embarked on an ambitious effort to internationalize the curriculum and assess students' global learning.

February 5, 2013

As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."

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