A Measure of Education Is Put to the Test

Results of national exam will go public in 2012

Wyatt McSpadden for the Chronicle

The Collegiate Learning Assessment measures "the skills that you want every undergraduate to walk away with," says Pedro Reyes, associate vice chancellor for academic planning and assessment at the U. of Texas.
September 19, 2010

You have 90 minutes to complete this test.

Here is your scenario: You are the assistant to a provost who wants to measure the quality of your university's general-education program. Your boss is considering adopting the Collegiate Learning…

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