The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that is dedicated to quality assurance and improvement through accreditation via peer evaluation. Middle States accreditation instills public confidence in institutional mission, goals, performance, and resources through its rigorous accreditation standards and their enforcement.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education aspires to be the preeminent resource for institutions of higher education striving to achieve excellence in fulfilling their missions. It also intends, through voluntary assessment and adherence to high standards for student learning outcomes and operational behavior, to assure higher education’s publics that its accredited institutions are fulfilling their stated purposes and addressing the publics’ expectations. Retrieved from: http://www.msche.org/
- National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
- Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
- American Association for Higher Education: 9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning
- Authentic Assessment Toolbox
- Authentic Assessment: University of Wisconsin – Stout
- Edutopia: Comprehensive Assessment
- Middle States Commission on Higher Education
- Peer Review of Teaching Project
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- Maki, P. L. (2004). Assessing for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution (1st ed.). Sterling, AV: Stylus.