http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/images/pnd_logo.gifThe Institute for Evidence-Based Change has announced a three-year, $1 million grant from the Lumina Foundation in support of its effort to establish commonly defined learning outcomes in various areas of study at higher education institutions in the United States.
The grant will help support an ongoing expansion of IEBC's Tuning USA initiative, a faculty-driven process that makes clear to all stakeholders what students know, understand, and are able to do at the completion of a degree in a given discipline or professional program. The grant will support ongoing work being done by the American Historical Association, Midwestern Higher Education Compact, and the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. That work also includes an evaluation of Tuning USA in conjunction with partners engaged in the Tuning Europe initiative. More...