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In 1973 Alverno College

began a new curriculum based on eight abilities integrated within the content of the disciplines.

Student Assessment-as-Learning is Alverno's term for a process that involves individual student demonstration of those abilities as requirements for graduation.


as • sess (ses') v.t.
[late ME < ML L
assess (us) ptp. of
assidere (ad + sedere)]

to sit down beside

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