Assessment as a Tool for Organizational Change

Higher education is in a constant state of flux. This change is natural and to be expected. In the past, learning to adapt was sufficient to weather change. But, given the current state of endless unpredictability, that is no longer true. To survive today’s and tomorrow’s ever-evolving higher education landscape colleges and universities cannot simply adapt reactively to manage change or even...

Hot Topics Facing Higher Education - Commission for Assessment and Evaluation

The purpose of the Commission for Assessment and Evaluation promotes assessment skills and knowledge to facilitate and support student learning, development, and effective student affairs practice. The current topics in the field are: Many campuses are moving beyond basic assessment skills (e.g. writing outcomes, gathering data) and getting basic buy-in for assessment efforts and instead are...