Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment: International Perspectives by Hamish CoatesHigher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment: International Perspectives by Hamish Coates

Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment: International Perspectives

EditorHamish Coates

Hardcover | November 12, 2014

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This book provides higher education teachers, leaders and policymakers with insights from research on assessing students’ learning outcomes. The book is founded in research, shaped by policy, and designed to be of enduring relevance to practice. Framed by a cycle of continuous quality improvement, it begins by discussing policy contexts and research concepts. Experts discuss institutional, disciplinary, national and international case studies. Perspectives are advanced for reviewing the relevance and feasibility of assessment initiatives. The book explores what stakeholders have done to convert work on learning outcomes into improvements in education.
Hamish Coates contributes to higher education through research, leadership and development. He has worked across many countries, authored over 200 publications, and led a suite of influential projects. A specialist in assessment and evaluation, Hamish’s teaching focuses on improving the quality and productivity of learning, academic wo...
Title:Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment: International PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.06 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:November 12, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631654464

ISBN - 13:9783631654460

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Table of Contents

Contents: Hamish Coates/Marian Mahat: Advancing student learning outcomes – Reiko Yamada: Comparative analysis of learning outcomes assessment policy contexts – Lin Martin: Assessing student learning outcomes: Research trajectories – Daniel Edwards/Jacob Pearce: Outcomes assessment in practice: Reflections on two Australian implementations – Mary Catharine Lennon/Brian Frank: Decentralised learning outcomes assessments: Developments in Ontario, Canada – Huanhuan Xia/Binglin Zhong: Student learning outcomes assessment in China: Primitive foundations – Sylvie Wald/Hesham W. Gomma: Developing learning outcomes initiatives in Egypt, Kuwait, and the UAE – Jani Ursin: Learning outcomes in Finnish higher education from the perspective of comprehensive curriculum framework – Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia/Manuel Förster/Sebastian Brückner/Roland Happ: Insights from a German assessment of business and economics competence – Victor Borden/Shawn Peters: Faculty engagement in learning outcomes assessments – Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia/Christiane Kuhn/Miriam Toepper: Modelling and assessing higher education learning outcomes in Germany – Bjørn Stensaker/Rachel Sweetman: Impact of assessment initiatives on quality assurance – Marian Mahat/Leo Goedegebuure: Transparent reporting of learning outcomes – Chi Baik/Richard James: Seven strategic areas for advancing the assessment of learning in higher education – Hamish Coates/Mary Catharine Lennon: Propelling the field: Insights, trends and prospects.