A Bird's-Eye View of Assessment: Selections from Editor's Notes

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Trudy W. Banta
Wiley, Aug 10, 2011 - Education - 96 pages
Here, pioneer Trudy Banta illuminates the many facets of assessmentin colleges and universities during the past two decades.Addressing the principles of good assessment practice, she gives aninsider?s perspective and shares the larger questions and answersencountered in assessment. In the final section, she looks atassessment outside the United States. This valuable publicationwill give you a broader, deeper appreciation of the successes,snares, and future of outcomes assessment.

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About the author (2011)

Trudy Banta, editor of Assessment Update since 1989, is a pioneer in outcomes assessment in higher education. She founded the Center for Assessment Research and Development at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, before moving to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She is a professor and vice chancellor for planning and institutional improvement. She coordinates strategic planning for the campus, academic and administrative program review, the evaluation of student learning outcomes, and the assessment of institutional effectiveness.

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