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Course Instruction - University Evaluation

Scenario:
You are an educational consultant working for an educational consulting group. You are assigned to work for a university as it prepares for its biannual accreditation evaluation meetings. One of the concerns of the university is how to demonstrate to the evaluators that university courses teach what is described in the university catalog and the course descriptions that are sent to the state department of education. You will need to help the university devise an action plan that will result in a document that can be used during several meetings with the evaluators. This product will prove there is alignment between instruction in courses and the exact descriptions found in the university's catalog.

• What are some common metrics for measuring success within programs?
• What are some ways in which actual instruction can be used as an additional metric?
• What are enrollment numbers of various programs, departments, and schools in the university?
• What are some ways that the University could collect input and self-evaluations from full-time and adjunct instructors?

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Scenario:
You are an educational consultant working for an educational consulting group. You are assigned to work for a university as it prepares for its biannual accreditation evaluation meetings. One of the concerns of the university is how to demonstrate to the evaluators that university courses teach what is described in the university catalogue and the course descriptions that are sent to the state department of education. You will need to help the university devise an action plan that will result in a document that can be used during several meetings with the evaluators. This product will prove there is alignment between instruction in courses and the exact descriptions found in the university's catalogue.

• What are some common metrics for measuring success within programs?

The most common metrics used by university officials to measure success within ...

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The solution provides a discussion on evaluating the success of a university's programs and improvements that can be made.

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