Meet the Chalk & Wire Team to Find Out How Your Institution Can Make Accreditation Easier
The team from Chalk & Wire, educational assessment leaders, has a big fall planned and we are hoping that we will be able to meet you at one of three conferences: Fall CAEPcon, Assessment Institute, or SACSCOC.read more
Augusta University’s College of Education and Office of Experiential Learning Partners with Chalk & Wire to Evaluate Evidence of Student Achievement
Higher Ed Institution is Using Learning Assessment Platform and ePortfolios to Monitor and Verify Student Learning Outcomes and Meet Accreditation Requirements
Chalk & Wire, the most trusted educational assessment technology platform, announced today that Augusta University’s College of Education and Office of Experiential Learning are using its learning assessment solution, CWPro. Located in Augusta, Georgia, the institution selected CWPro due to its robust and flexible technology and ease of use after working with another technology vendor.read more
A college portfolio is students’ best opportunity to show graduate schools, employers, and credentialing agencies what they know, how they will act and how they will address real-world problems. A robust academic portfolio can quickly provide confirmation that students have the knowledge and skills they claim. However, without forethought and guidance on choosing the right evidence, students may end up creating a worthless academic portfolio.
Here’s are ten tips for creating a killer college portfolio to make this a huge win for your students…read more
We could go on forever about the reasons students do not return to school, but let’s focus on what proactive institutions can do to improve their retention rate. Simply, engage students in all aspects of campus life. Recognize their accomplishments. Provide support for them academically. And most importantly, prepare them for the workforce.read more
Regardless of grade level or subject area, virtually every teacher is familiar with the concept of curriculum mapping. Some are actively engaged in the process. This is also true, albeit to a lesser extent, in higher education. Due to the structure of higher education programs, faculty sometimes find themselves focused on their own courses with a bit less awareness of the program at large.
Find out more about curriculum mapping and assessment mapping and why they are so important.read more
Having joined the education vernacular in the 1960s, CBE (competency-based education), is experiencing a resurgence in interest and popularity. Attention on accountability in higher education, student learning outcomes and a related focus on outcomes-based assessment has brought new energy into the CBE movement. Other factors, including the rise of for-profit universities, the increasing numbers of non-traditional students, the desire to move students to degree completion more quickly and even the effort to provide a more transparent and personalized learning experience all contribute to this growing movement.
So, when it comes to competency-based education, what are the challenges and opportunities for higher education institutions to assess and achieve optimal student learning?read more