January 13, 2011
This issue brief describes key areas that will require active participation from higher education leaders and faculty from a broad array of disciplines to implement the Common Core agenda.
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: An Action Agenda for Higher Education
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March 19, 2015
St. Olaf College (MN)—the first liberal arts institution to receive the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes—believes sharing student outcomes is imperative.
If you think “liberal arts graduate” is a synonym for “unemployable,” you haven’t been paying attention.
In the case of higher education, consumers are not getting the information they need to make informed choices.
It’s clear that institutions should collect and highlight their outcomes—in students’ lives, in groundbreaking new knowledge, and in local and state economies. But it’s not always clear how best to do that.
Contrary to misconceptions, colleges and universities know more than ever about how well their graduates’ degrees have prepared them for life.