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Degrees That Matter: Moving Higher Education to a Learning Systems Paradigm

Concerned by ongoing debates about higher education that talk past one another, the authors of this book show how to move beyond these and other obstacles to improve the student learning experience and further successful college outcomes. Offering an alternative to the culture of compliance in assessment and accreditation, they propose a different approach which... Read more »

Using Evidence of Student Learning to Improve Higher Education

The scholars at the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) present a reframed conception and approach to student learning outcomes assessment. The authors explain why it is counterproductive to view collecting and using evidence of student accomplishment as primarily a compliance activity. Today‚Äôs circumstances demand a fresh and more strategic approach to the processes… Read more »