Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Use of student learning portfolios assessment and student learning achievement outcomes in regional continued accreditation process
by Sheikh, Shahid A., Ed.D., Pepperdine University, 2007, 93; 3291675
Abstract (Summary)

This study examines and highlights the self-assessment processes and managerial practices utilized by an Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) as an integral part of its continued accreditation by its regional accrediting agency. In the self-assessment study, IHL successfully incorporated and used the Student Learning Portfolios (SLPs) and student learning achievement assessments to prepare evidence of quality and rigor of its academic programs and student-learning achievements in anticipation of the continued accreditation visit by its regional accrediting agency. IHL also successfully demonstrated to its accrediting agency the effective use of the outcomes obtained from its self-assessment process to change its curricula and introduce new degrees and programs to maintain the quality and rigor of its academic programs and student-learning achievements as required by the accrediting agency.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Canady, Robert M.
Commitee: Davis, Kay, Fortson, J. L.
School: Pepperdine University
Department: Education
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-A 68/12, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Educational tests & measurements, School administration
Keywords: Accreditation, Achievement, Learning portfolios, Portfolio assessment, Student learning outcomes, Student learning portfolios
Publication Number: 3291675
ISBN: 978-0-549-38099-3
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