Assessment

Graduate students and faculty at U. of Minnesota pilot new, ongoing program review process

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Seeking to supplement traditional forms of graduate program assessment, U. of Minnesota pilots an approach that asks key questions about students' needs and goals.

Higher ed and the congressional election results

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In the next session, Republican-controlled House and Senate led by Democrats will face a range of crises, including several with ramifications for higher education.

Competency-based education may get a boost

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Competency-based education is poised to spread, with expected backing from the Education Department and new ground charted by Southern New Hampshire University.

OECD test of student learning raises hackles in U.S., Canada and Europe

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U.S., Canada and European higher ed groups object to prospect that OECD's worldwide measure will be used to rank countries.

Data from one college shows whether its degree is worth it

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A database of all students ever admitted to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf allows the college to more reliably show the economic payoff of its programs. 

ACE panel calls for sustaining but changing regional accreditation

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Higher ed group's panel calls for refining, not revamping, system of quality assurance, with emphasis on transparency and independence from the government.

Using Big Data to Predict Online Student Success

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An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

State budget cuts make completion goals difficult for community colleges

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Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.

National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning

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Wed, 06/08/2016 to Fri, 06/10/2016

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One Dock Street, Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19106
United States

NCAA punishes Louisiana-Lafayette over test fraud, and university sues ACT

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NCAA punishes U of Louisiana-Lafayette over egregious case of test fraud -- and the university in turn sues ACT over its role.

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