- ACSI and Grand Canyon University Host Inaugural International Christian STEM Competition April 19, 2022
- ACSI Announces Key Changes to Legal Legislative Issues Department Structure, Leadership April 4, 2022
- ACSI Welcomes "Accomplished, Strategic” Leader as New Chief Operating Officer February 15, 2022
- Educators From Around the Globe Unite in ACSI Annual Day of Prayer February 14, 2022
Blog May 9, 2022: Expected Student Outcomes: A Help, or Just Hype?
In the last five to ten years, there has been an increased emphasis on establishing expected student outcomes (ESOs) and using them throughout the school. Accreditation protocols at all levels require these student learning outcomes and colleges have used these as the basis for program and institutional effectiveness measures. Is this just a case of adopting some educational jargon, or is there an actual benefit behind this increased emphasis? In other words, are ESOs a help to schools in fulfilling their missions, or are they more educational hype?