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Student Assessment-as-Learning at Alverno College



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Student Assessment-as-Learning: Institutional or Program Assessment:

Focus on individual student learning

Focus on institutional or departmental learning


A process that:

  • is integral to learning
  • involving observation and judgment of each student's performance
  • based on public criteria
  • with self assessment
  • with feedback for student improvement of learning and faculty improvement of teaching
  • Serves to certify student achievement

 


Processes that:

  • contribute to improvement and organizational learning
  • provide meaningful feedback to faculty, staff, and various publics
  • analyze patterns of student and alumnae performance on a range of educational outcomes
  • ensures comparison to standards

 

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Last Updated 10/19/06