Academic Program Review

The review is intended to enhance the quality of a program and to assist in determining a program’s ability to respond to future challenges and opportunities.

Accreditation

The University has been regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1917. Also, many UA units, schools, and programs obtained specialized accreditation.

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Learning Outcomes Assessment

OIA reviews every academic program to ensure that the unit has a measurable plan to assess its students' skills, abilities, knowledge or values after completing the program. 

The UA Learning Initiative Project


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UA Learning Initiative

The UA Learning Initiative is an approved Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Quality Initiative Project.

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FLC

The Faculty Learning Community program is central to the UA goal to foster culture change among faculty.

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SAIL FELLOWS

The Student Advocates for Improved Learning program teaches effective learning strategies.

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CUES

The Center for University Education Scholarship fosters exceptional scholarly experiences.

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Learning to Learn

The series include six strategies that instructors can use to help UA students become better learners.

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Effective Strategies

The Science of Learning explains the most effective strategies for faculty and students

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Collaborative Learning Spaces

Collaborative Learning Spaces

The quality of education is enhanced through a variety of projects focused on continuous improvement of student-centered education including the development of centrally-scheduled Collaborative Learning Spaces.

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Professor Davis, CLS Preferred Instructor

CLS Preferred Instructors demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence.  They receive priority for teaching in CLSs as long as their requests for classrooms are submitted during open scheduling periods. 

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Learning Asssistant

Graduate teaching assistants and undergraduate preceptors have an opportunity to learn from experts about evidence-based teaching and learning strategies and to collaborate with their UA peers to prepare for these important duties.

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