Faculty Professional Development in Student Learning Assessment: The Assessment Leadership Institute

Lyda Ellis, Christine Marston, Jay Lightfoot, Julie Sexton, Jason Brynes, Heng-Yu Ku, and Kim Black   |    Volume Ten  |    Email Article Download Article

The Assessment Leadership Institute (ALI) is a faculty designed, faculty taught, professional development program that provides academic units with the knowledge and skills to conduct effective program-level student learning assessment. This article reports on the creation of a faculty professional development program intent on changing the campus assessment culture from one of accountability to one of improvement. The article discusses the reasons for creating the ALI, provides an overview of the program, reports initial outcome data, and offers advice for faculty implementing a similar program on their campus.

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