- ACSI Launches New Flourishing Schools Institute for Christian School Leaders March 1, 2021
- ACSI Announces Establishment of New Strategic Incubator February 22, 2021
- ACSI and Axis Partner to Help Educators and Parents Stay Current with Youth Culture February 16, 2021
- ACSI Unites Educators Around the World in Annual Day of Prayer for Christian Schools February 9, 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?