From a Diversity and Equity standpoint, accommodation is a major issue of our time. With a spike in the number of people with invisible disabilities (mental, intellectual, and physical) on our campus over the last several years and the recent push from the EEOC to recruit more people with disabilities in the workplace, many Universities are feeling the crunch to become more accommodating, and rushing around to meet the bare minimum of the law’s requirements. 969 more words
The folks over at the "Oh, No, It's an Assessment Blog" posted this great little piece on the "messiness" of assessing student learning and distilled down five tips to help guide efforts in this area. They also include an excellent video (see below, highly recommended) form the folks at EDUCAUSE about why learning assessment can seem (and is) difficult.