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The Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) is appropriate for graduating college seniors who are seeking employment.
The verdict is several years out on whether or not the Collegiate Learning Assessment is a more accurate predictor of on-job performance than GPA and graduation from a big brand institution.
As proposed in Texas, the Collegiate Learning Assessment would not be a high-stakes test - poor performance would not jeopardize anyone's graduation - though Birdwell's initial proposal did call for students' scores to be put on their transcripts.
Arum and Roksa analyze the results of students' performance on the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) at 24 colleges and universities and conclude that students are not studying very hard, not learning very much, and not performing better academically than other students--even those who follow the "engaged" learning practices touted by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).
CIC is working with three dozen of its member institutions that have been using the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) for several years now.
Another cogent use of data to assess effectiveness is the Collegiate Learning Assessment tool, which measures cognitive growth of students during their college careers.
And a new diagnostic tool, RAND's Collegiate Learning Assessment, is also a promising device for measuring how much cognitive growth takes place during the cortege years, on average, for students of a college or university.