The Collegiate Learning Assessment: A Tool for Measuring the Value Added of a Liberal Arts Education

The Collegiate Learning Assessment: A Tool for Measuring the Value Added of a Liberal Arts Education

Download
While America's colleges and universities have been the envy of the world, there is a growing understanding that other nations are not only catching up with the United States but also competing effectively in offering higher education oriented toward producing graduates who have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a globalized economy. This issue of Carnegie Results asks: Are our college students, enrolled in record-breaking numbers in America's colleges and universities, also learning what they need to in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century? What is the evidence that they are learning what they need to succeed personally, professionally and as active citizens?
Citation: Grosso de Len, Anne, The Collegiate Learning Assessment: A Tool for Measuring the Value Added of a Liberal Arts Education (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 2007)
Program: Education