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National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment


In July 2012, NILOA released Using Assessment Results: Promising Practices of Institutions That Do It Well. To view this report, click here.

In May 2012, NILOA released Transparency & Accountability: An Evaluation of the VSA College Portrait Pilot. To view this evaluation report, click here.

In November 2011, NILOA released Making Student Learning Evidence Transparent: The State of the Art. To view this report, click here.

In July 2011, NILOA started sharing Examples of Good Assessment Practice. To view the reports, click here.

The NILOA 2011 National Survey report, Down and In: Assessment Practices at the Program Level is now available in the Results section, or by clicking here.

In Spring 2011, NILOA released its Transparency Framework to support institutions in sharing evidence of student learning on and off campus. The Framework is based on a review of institutional websites and identifies six key components of student learning assessment. The framework can be found here.

In October 2010, a report highlighting lessons from four focus group sessions with campus leaders--presidents, provosts, academic deans and directors of institutional research from a variety of two- and four-year institutions-- regarding their perspectives on the state of learning assessment practices on their campuses became available here.

In September 2010, NILOA researchers examined the intersection of the NCHEMS study of state policies on assessment of student learning with the NILOA national survey and webscan data. The report can be found here.

The NILOA 2010 Webscan report, Exploring the Landscape: What Institutional Websites Reveal About Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Activities is now available underneath the Results section or by clicking here.

In March 2010, the second of three surveys was sent out. The National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) is asking selected department or program chairs at every accredited two- and four-year college and university in the U.S. about their assessment practices.

The NILOA 2009 National Survey report, More Than You Think, Less Than We Need: Assessment in Higher Education is now available underneath the Results section, or by clicking here.