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Assessing General Education at Boston University’s College of General Studies

                                                                     Our assessment project at Boston University's College of General Studies uses ePortfolio to evaluate student learning in our general education program.   John Regan presents at the AEEBL International Conference on Assessment    Summary At the College of General Studies (CGS), Boston University (BU), we have completed the second year of Read more [...]

Boston University – Professional Development Practice – Establishing a Structure for Assessing Student Learning

This practice engages faculty representatives of the four Divisions of the College of General Studies in ongoing collaborative work evaluating student work collected in e-Portfolios and representing four semesters of coursework in the program.  The practice establish norms for rating student work for assessment purposes but also allows the faculty to reflect on course objectives as they relate to assessment outcomes. Description Ultimately, the committee’s work will produce a more streamlined Read more [...]