Learning outcomes assessment in community colleges

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Author: Nunley, Charlene; Bers, Trudy; Manning, Terri


The open access mission of community colleges demands working with individuals with widely varying academic skill levels and diverse educational backgrounds. As a result, learning outcomes assessment in community colleges presents an array of opportunities and challenges distinctive to these institutions and the students that they serve. This paper analyzes the findings from two recent surveys, one of institutional researchers and one of chief academic officers from community colleges, to better understand the state of student learning outcomes assessment in this increasingly important...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Assessment; Outcomes; Research; Participation; Governance; Quality

Keywords: Community college; Outcomes of education and training; Survey; Completion; Accountability; Best practice

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Champaign, Illinois: National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, University of Illinois, 2011

Physical description: 28 p.

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On cover: Foreword by Walter Bumphus

Resource type: Occasional paper

Call number: TD/TNC 112.505

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