- ACSI Announces New Senior Vice President for Global Business Development August 3, 2021
- ACSI Announces New Board Chair July 26, 2021
- ACSI Honors Lifetime Christian Educators with Annual Award June 22, 2021
- ACSI Announces Appointment of New Vice President of Flourishing Initiatives June 17, 2021
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?