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Introduction for Students to the Tk20 Assessment & Reporting System

Why Do We Need an Assessment & Reporting System?

tk20_labelPresently, there is a call for increased accountability and assessment in higher education, specifically for school personnel degree programs. This reform movement has brought about the request for graduate schools of education to adopt centralized and systematic software in order to manage the needs of their programs and students. In response, The Graduate School of Education (GSE) has adopted a high performance hardware/software platform, through which the data are stored and accessed reliably.

What is Campus Tools for Higher Education?

The GSE has chosen an assessment & reporting system created by TK20, a leading provider in technology solutions. Their comprehensive program, Campus Tools for Higher Education, addresses the needs of our students, graduates, faculty, and school. Through Campus Tools for Higher Education, users have the ability to access the following features:
  • Course, Program, and Unit-level Assessments
  • Standards-based, Reflective, Electronic Portfolios
  • Tracking and Management of Field Experience and Clinical Practice
  • Data Aggregation from Student Information Systems, Praxis Scores, and More
  • Creation of Reports for Comprehensive Analysis, and Accreditation Support
  • Document Room for Easy Storage, Organization, and Sharing of Documents

What Does This Mean For Me?

You are going to be able to collect, track, and retrieve your coursework with ease throughout your program in one central web-based location. You can also develop electronic portfolios or field experience binders to assist you in your job search process. Campus Tools for Higher Education improves the communication between faculty, program coordinators, and students. You will work with professors on completing assignments and building your document folder. Throughout subsequent semesters you will continue to build onto your portfolio, binders, and program documents.

The GSE has invested significant time and money to adopt this program, and given you a program with long-term benefits. Therefore, you are required to purchase access for the duration of your program. The cost to you is $100 for seven year access and is automatically applied to your bursar bill. All you need to do is to activate your account by clicking the New Users link at https://fordham.tk20.com.

If you have any questions please send an email to:gseassess@fordham.edu

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