Challenges to Effective Assessment of Learning  
	Sue Margaret Norton, University of Wisconsin  Parkside

Assessment of student learning has received much attention in the last 
decade.  Many experts have articulated the value of assessment, and many 
critical decisions in higher education are now based at least partially 
on effective assessment.  While the value of assessment is clear, the 
implementation and maintenance of an effective assessment process is often 
challenging.  This paper identifies some of these challenges and discusses 
potential solutions.
Academic Exchange Quarterly  Fall 2006  
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