EduData – The landscape of learning outcomes assessment in Canada

To gain a better understanding of current learning outcomes assessment practices used across Canada, we surveyed provosts and VP academics in colleges and universities. This infographic highlights some of our key findings. Click here for the full report.

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Canadian colleges were sent a survey about learning outcomes assessment - 43% responded.
Over half of Canadian colleges are using institutional learning outcomes.
Colleges are using surveys as the most common assessment tool.
Assessment results are most frequently used for program review and curriculum modification.

One response to “EduData – The landscape of learning outcomes assessment in Canada”

  1. […] Summary from Academica Top Ten – Thursday 15 September 2016: "Colleges and universities use learning outcomes assessment in similar ways says report A new report out of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario has found that the Canadian college and university sectors are very similar when it comes to the thoughts and practices around learning outcomes assessments. The report found that over half of the surveyed Canadian colleges and just over two-fifths of Canadian universities use institutional learning outcomes. Colleges most commonly use employer and alumni surveys as an assessment tool, while universities most commonly turned to national student surveys. Colleges used the results of these assessments for program reviews and curriculum modification, while universities used them for program accreditation and curriculum modification."  […]

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