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Making Progress? What We Know about the Achievement of Liberal Education Outcomes

By Ashley Finley
Making Progress? What We Know about the Achievement of Liberal Education Outcomes


Comparing data from a variety of sources—including the National Survey of Student Engagement, the Wabash National Study, the CIRP Freshman Survey, and the Personal and Social Responsibility Inventory—this report examines student achievement across an array of learning outcomes. It contrasts the very positive evidence drawn from what students think they have learned with the more sobering evidence of what students actually can do in such areas as critical thinking, writing, and quantitative reasoning.

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Publication Details

  • Date Published: 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-9827850-6-5
  • Pages: 35