Developing Outcomes-based Assessment for Learner-centered Education: A Faculty Introduction

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Stylus Publishing, LLC., 2007 - Education - 275 pages
"For institutions engaging in this kind of educational approach this is an excellent resource."--Journal of College Student Development

The purpose of the book is to empower faculty to develop and maintain ownership of assessment by articulating the learning outcomes and evidence of learning that are appropriate for their courses and programs.
 

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Contents

1 WHY DEVELOP OUTCOMES FOR ASSESSMENT AND LEARNING?
1
2 A CULTURE FOR FACULTY LEARNING ABOUT OUTCOMESBASED ASSESSMENT
23
3 OUTCOMES
49
4 STUDENT EVIDENCE
74
5 CRITERIA AND STANDARDS FOR ASSESSMENT
95
6 FACULTY RESPONSES TO DEVELOPMENT OF OUTCOMESBASED ASSESSMENT PROTOCOLS
117
7 GOING BEYOND MAKING ASSESSMENT PUBLIC AND VISIBLE
135
8 ALIGNMENT
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11 MOVING TO OUTCOMESBASED ASSESSMENT AND LEARNERCENTERED EDUCATION THROUGH THE SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHI...
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FACULTY TEACHING VIGNETTE ONE
235
FACULTY TEACHING VIGNETTE TWO
239
FACULTY TEACHING VIGNETTE THREE
249
COMMENCEMENT SPEECH
257
ASSESSMENT WEB SITE RESOURCE LIST
263
GLOSSARY
265
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
267

9 REVIEWING AND ANALYZING STUDENT EVIDENCE
176
10 FACULTY RESPONSES TO ASSESSMENT OFSTUDENT EVIDENCE
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Amy Driscoll , formerly the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment at California State University, Monterey Bay, is an Associate Senior Scholar with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Swarup Wood is Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the General Education Faculty Learning Communities at California State University, Monterey Bay.

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