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Document Number: 4623

Grading Student Learning: You Have To Start Somewhere - In this essay, the author argues that while the task of measuring college-level learning may be daunting, states have to start somewhere. Ewell notes the importance of “educational capital” – the skills and knowledge of the population – to the nation’s political and economic life and raises key policy questions about student learning and outcomes at the postsecondary level. He also provides possible models for measuring college-level learning in the future. (Peter T. Ewell, National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2003) ...

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