Assessing Student Learning for Policy and Planning
Presenter: Dr. Hamish Coates
Date: 4:00 – 5:30 pm, April 10, 2012
Location: OISE Building, Room 5-240
If you are interested in examining the student experience, the relationship between the student experience and student learning outcomes, or coordinating a research project across international contexts, this is a talk you won’t want to miss!
Dr. Hamish Coates will discuss work underway in Australia and internationally to assess student learning outcomes. Located within a quality assurance frame, the talk explores rationales for such assessment, the involvement of stakeholders, initiatives underway, and prospects for R&D.
Associate Professor Coates is Foundation Director of Higher Education Research at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), and a Program Director with the LH Martin Institute for Higher Education Leadership and Management, based at the University of Melbourne. He is leading a consortium of international agencies to run OECD’s Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes Feasibility Study (AHELO).