Pedagogo S2-E6 Realizing the Value of Comprehensive Assessment


In our final episode of the season, we talk assessment. How do we determine what students really know about what they know? Join Dr. Allison Case and guest Dr. Natasha Jankowski, Executive Director of the National Institute of Learning Outcome Assessment (NILOA) and Research Associate Professor at the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, as they take a deep dive into establishing impactful practice in assessment. Learn about the four lenses through which assessment can be viewed to add value for both faculty and students.

Show Notes and Resources
NILOA: National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Natasha talks about the Spellings Commission and their work in 2008 for standardizing measurement
AAC&U :The mission of the Association of American Colleges and Universities is to advance the vitality and public standing of liberal education by making quality and equity the foundations for excellence in undergraduate education in service to democracy.
TILT: Transparency in Learning and Teaching project which aims to advance equitable teaching and learning practices that reduce systemic inequities in higher education through two main activities:
Promoting students’ conscious understanding of how they learn
Enabling faculty to gather, share and promptly benefit from current data about students’ learning by coordinating their efforts across disciplines, institutions and countries

Infographic: 4 Lenses of Assessment

Published: October 20, 2020

Updated: July 17, 2023

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