Dr. Carol Geary Schneider: “Civic learning and its place in higher education: Implications for learning and accountability”

Join Radio Higher Ed for a conversation with Dr. Carol Geary Schneider, President of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). Dr. Schneider will discuss the importance of civic learning and the work of AAC&U in the area of student learning and accountability for institutions of higher education.

Individual Questions:
Introduction to the conversation with Dr. Carol Geary Schneider and an initial discussion of accountability and student learning. (4:32)
The potential for the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) and how it is different from other efforts to assess student learning. (6:42)
Are we making progress with the assessment of student learning outcomes? (2:45)
Student learning outcomes that need more attention. (2:42)
The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Statewide Vision Project and implications for similar statewide efforts. (3:46)
Does a civic learning agenda intrude on institutional autonomy? (3:13)
Corollaries between the core curriculum discussions of K-12 education and higher education. (5:58)
Analysis of the conversation with Dr. Carol Geary Schneider by the co-hosts of Radio Higher Ed. (23:16)

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0

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