Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment

International Perspectives

by Hamish Coates

Series: Higher Education Research and Policy

This book provides higher education teachers, leaders and policymakers with insights from research on assessing students’ learning outcomes. The book is founded in research, shaped by policy, and designed to be of enduring relevance to practice. Framed by a cycle of continuous quality improvement, it begins by discussing policy contexts and research concepts. Experts discuss institutional, disciplinary, national and international case studies. Perspectives are advanced for reviewing the relevance and feasibility of assessment initiatives. The book explores what stakeholders have done to convert work on learning outcomes into improvements in education.

  • Peter Lang; October 2014
  • ISBN: 9783653977288
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Series: Higher Education Research and Policy
  • Author: Hamish Coates (ed.)
  • Imprint: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften

About The Author

Hamish Coates contributes to higher education through research, leadership and development. He has worked across many countries, authored over 200 publications, and led a suite of influential projects. A specialist in assessment and evaluation, Hamish’s teaching focuses on improving the quality and productivity of learning, academic work and leadership. Hamish is a Professor of Higher Education at the Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of Melbourne (Australia).