Assessment is an active learning process that focuses on accomplishments and progress rather than grading and ranking. It provides students with clear expectations for learning, criteria for what constitutes good work, opportunities to demonstrate what they understand, and ongoing feedback.
Smith, B. L., MacGregor, J., Matthews, R. S., & Gabelnick, F. (2004). Learning Communities: Reforming Undergraduate Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Student learning assessment at Wagner College is a campus-wide effort which collectively engages and organizes the assessment activities of the campus community. Follow the links below for information about student learning and other campus assessment efforts.
Campus-wide research projects about student learning
- Summary of projects
- Bringing Theory to Practice – studying the relationships between experiential learning and student well-being
Wagner’s Moodle assessment page with internal reports and information
Student Learning at Wagner Fall 2012 newsletter (pdf)
NEW! Student Learning at Wagner Spring 2013 newsletter (pdf)