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 University Assessment Study Group    
       
  The University Assessment Study Group has been created to give more visibility to discussions about assessment, to provide a forum for conversation across disciplines, and to increase the chances that these discussions will lead to a collaborative and productive outcome.  Begun in Spring 2012, the study group will explore and develop innovative approaches to assessment that are consistent with the goals of a Fordham education.  Reports and proposals from this group will help circulate potential models for assessment.      
       
  Faculty interested in joining the group are always welcome!  Contact Jeannine Pinto, the University Assessment Officer, at jpinto3@fordham.edu.
   
 Study Group Readings To Date
   
  ► Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (2010) by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa (First chapter)    
  ►  Perspective a year after publication, by Kevin Carey, policy director for Education Sector, an independent think tank, Feb. 12, 2012    
  ►  Sarah Igo found the research flawed but the issue important. Sept/Oct 2011 in Academe    
  ►  Louis Menard's sympathetic, circumspect rumination on the book, June 6, 2011    
  ►  David Glenn's summary of the strengths and weaknesses of the Arum and Roksa's research (Feb. 13, 2011)    
  ►  A summary of Academically Adrift by Scott Jaschik; the piece appeared in Inside Higher Education on January 18, 2011    

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