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February 2017
This month’s newsletter is full of instructive material and updates.  It leads with a new Viewpoint from Peggy Maki​, discussing her new book, Real Time Student Assessment: Prioritizing Enrolled Students’ Equitable Progress toward Achieving a High-Quality Degree. In addition, we feature two papers, Getting Assessment Back on the Right Track and Unpacking Relationships: Instruction and Student Outcomes, respectively authored by NILOA senior scholar George Kuh and NILOA director Natasha Jankowski. It also contains information about NILOA In the Field, a Featured Website from the University of San Diego, a call for proposals for a DQP/Tuning Coach Visit, relevant News items, and information on Upcoming Conferences and Programs.

January 2017
Happy New Year! NILOA’s Newsletter welcomes our newest addition to the NILOA team, features an Occasional Paper, Equity and Assessment: Moving Towards Culturally Responsive Assessment by Erick Montenegro and Natasha Jankowski, and a Viewpoint, Academic and Student Affairs Sides of the House: Can We Have an Open Concept Learning Design? by Darby Roberts. In addition, we invite you to submit a proposal requesting a visit from one of our DQP/Tuning Coaches, and apply for the 2017 Excellence in Assessment (EIA) designation. The newsletter concludes with a Featured Website from Point Loma Nazarene University, and information on relevant News and Upcoming Conferences and Programs.

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NILOA can be the connective tissue that links together and advances the work of various groups and organizations interested in using student learning outcomes to improve higher education.

George Mehaffy

George L. Mehaffy
Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)