Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Assessment Mania and Planning

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From Volume 24 Number 3 | Spring 1996
By Gerald H. Gaither

Documents the shift in focus on assessment in the 1980s to focus on accountability in the 1990s. More and more frequently, the author contends, assessment is being linked with planning as a means of determining if the academic plan is working. Offers suggestions for collecting data to demonstrate an institution is operating efficiently and in concert with the overall institutional plan.

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