High-level Themes in College-level Education
Accountability/testing of competencies (summative assessment)
Equal access and opportunity
Diversity within fields (e.g., practitioners, customers/users, products)
Employment needs (often phrases as "needs for training"
Needs of employers (sometimes graduate schools)
Preparation for jobs, careers
Problem solving, integration of topics, etc.
Topics Often Omitted
Levels/Depth of Student Learning (Bloom's Taxonomy)
Feedback to students to aid learning (formative assessment)
created 6 April 2013
last revised 19 April 2013