The University of Iowa Fulfilling the Promise: Reaccreditation 2008
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Preface

Section I:
Institutional Self-Study

Section II:
Special Emphasis Self-Study—Undergraduate Education

Section III:
Conclusion/Request for Reaccreditation

Appendices

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Reports referenced in the self-study report or used by the working committees

Note: Reports referenced in the self-study report or used by the working committees are hyperlinked from the PDF version of the self-study report. Additional referenced documents are listed below by section.

Preface

General overview of the University

Accreditation History


Section I: Institutional Self-Study

Overview

Response to Issues Raised in the Last Evaluation

Criterion One: Mission and Integrity

Criterion Two: Preparing for the Future

Criterion Three: Student Learning and Effective Teaching

Criterion Five: Engagement and Service

Section II: Special Emphasis Self-Study—Undergraduate Education

Overview of Special Emphasis

  • Developments in Undergraduate Education at Iowa, 1997-98 to 2007-09
    • Convocation Address, 1999 by President Mary Sue Coleman (Hard copy only.)
  • Organization of the self-study
    • Subject areas and subcommittees
      • Entry and Transition
        • Kuh, G.D., Kinzie, J., Schuh, J.H., Whitt, E.J., & Associates. (2005a). Student success in college: Creating conditions that matter. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Hard copy only.)
      • Getting Involved
        • Astin, A. W. (1985). Achieving educational excellence: A critical assessment of priorities and practices in higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Hard copy only.)
        • Pascarella, E.T., & Terenzini, P.T. (2005). How college affects students, volume 2: A third decade of research. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Hard copy only.)
        • Strange, C.C., & Banning, J.H. (2001). Educating by design: Creating campus learning environments that work. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Hard copy only)

I. Entry and Transition

II. Common Academic Experiences

  • Introduction
    • Bok, D. (2006). Our underachieving colleges: A candid look at how much students learn and why they should be learning more. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (Hard copy only.)
  • Evolution of General Education at Iowa
  • Overview of the Current General Education Program
    • Criteria for Approval of General Education Program Courses (Hard copy only.)

III. Education Within the Major

IV. Learning Alongside the Curriculum

V. Environments and Resources for Learning

 

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