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Research in Higher Education

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 99–115 | Cite as

A map of postsecondary assessment

  • Leonard L. Baird
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Abstract

Although most discussions of “postsecondary assessment” focus on students' knowledge and skills, these cannot be fully understood without assessing the wasy they are influenced by other aspects of postsecondary education. These aspects are described in a “map” consisting of 20 points which depicts the flow of students through institutions and experiences from precollege to adulthood. Consideration of the map identifies areas where better assessments and models are needed, particularly the areas of adult learners, graduate and professional education, and the characteristics and plans of college seniors.

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Education Research Professional Education Postsecondary Education Adult Learner Good Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard L. Baird
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  1. 1.Department of Educational Policy Studies and EvaluationUniversity of KentuckyLexington

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