Student Outcomes-No more standardized tests?

“Colleges are feeling heat to prove that their students are learning” (Fain, 2016). As the Liberal Education Committee continues to assess what is best for students, a recent article suggests that universities are moving away standardized tests to assess student learning outcomes. As we move towards the assessment phase, what measures can your department use, and what measures can the Liberal Education curriculum use, to assess student outcomes? It is important to think about in terms of both direct and indirect measures. What do you support? Read more about the article here.


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