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Assessment and Testing: Measuring Up to Expectations. ERIC Digest
As a result of increasing pressure from external constituencies, community colleges have been called upon to demonstrate accountability through assessment activities and research on institutional effectiveness based on student outcomes. Since community colleges include transient student populations, students with a wide range of ability and academic goals, and large numbers of adjunct faculty, assessment should focus on the improvement of campus instructional and support programs to increase student success, rather than on national comparisons.
Author/Creator: Cress, Christine Corp Author Eric Clearinghouse for Community Colleges Los Angeles C. A.
Date Published: 01-00
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