Architecture for Change
Information as Foundation

Foreword by Barbara Cambridge
Paper: 978 1 56377 044 9 / $15.00
Published: January 1999  

Publisher: Stylus Publishing
94 pp., 8 1/2" x 11"
Major speeches from the 1998 AAHE Assessment Conference on assessment's contributions to improvement and accountability; the relationship of faculty to accreditation; invigorating learning through appropriate assessment; assessing programs, institutions, and powerful pedagogies; and choosing questions, methods, and ways to communicate results most effectively. Bruce M. Alberts, Judith Eaton, Sue Rohan, Stephen Ehrmann, Jean MacGregor, Jon Wergin, and Margaret A. Miller.

Table of Contents:
Foreword—Barbara L. Cambridge; Blueprint—Margaret A. Miller; What Outcomes Assessment Misses—Stephen C. Ehrmann; Assessment of Powerful Pedagogies: Classroom, Campus, and Beyond—Jean MacGregor; The Malcolm Baldrige Approach and Assessment--Sue Rohan; Assessment of Programs and Units--Jon F. Wergin; Accreditation and Quality Assurance: Ambivalence and Confusion—Judith S. Eaton; Reinvigorating Science Education in the United States: The Importance of the Appropriate Assessments—Bruce Alberts.