Why Assessment?

Why Assessment? Outcomes assessment is necessary in higher education partly because it can counteract courseocentrism , the assumption teaching naturally occurs in isolated classrooms that leave teachers knowing little about one another and that leave students vulnerable to confusingly mixed messages as they go from course to course and subject to subject. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture Duke University Press

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Duke University Press
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Duke University Press
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1531-4200
eISSN
1533-6255
DOI
10.1215/15314200-2009-028
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Abstract

Outcomes assessment is necessary in higher education partly because it can counteract courseocentrism , the assumption teaching naturally occurs in isolated classrooms that leave teachers knowing little about one another and that leave students vulnerable to confusingly mixed messages as they go from course to course and subject to subject.

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Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and CultureDuke University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2010

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