Whose Standards? (B) Reaching The Assessment Puzzle

American Journal of Business Education (AJBE)

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Title Whose Standards? (B) Reaching The Assessment Puzzle
 
Creator Polimeni, John M.
Iorgulescu, Raluca I.
 
Subject Economics
Active Learning; Assessment of Higher Education; Economics Education
 
Description Love it or hate it, assessment has become the new reality on college and university campuses. Although measuring student achievement of course outcomes is not an easy task, assessment does not need to be a complex or painful experience. This paper describes the methods used to assess student achievement of the stated course outcomes in introductory level economics courses at two different colleges, the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) and Siena College, during the 2007 academic year. Specifically, we outline the course assessment activities that are used. We examine whether there are differences in the attainment of the course objectives of the students at the two very different institutions. Finally, we argue that an assessment exam designed using the course objectives is a better assessment tool than a standardized test.
 
Publisher The Clute Institute
 
Contributor
 
Date 2011-06-09
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://www.cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/AJBE/article/view/4583
10.19030/ajbe.v2i7.4583
 
Source American Journal of Business Education (AJBE); Vol 2, No 7 (2009); 43-54
1942-2512
1942-2504
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://www.cluteinstitute.com/ojs/index.php/AJBE/article/view/4583/4674
 

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