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>The College Reading and Learning Association 
>(CRLA) is also a member of CAS and earlier this 
>year produced a revised statement (CAS Standards 
>Contextual Statement) on the role of learning 
>assistance programs. My understanding is that 
>the revised (and somewhat more scholarly) 
>statement will be included in the new 
>publication.
>
>The actual standards and guidelines for learning 
>assistance programs are due to be revised within 
>the year. NADE and CRLA will collaborate on 
>these. If you would like to be involved in the 
>revision process, please let the leadership of 
>either organization know.
>
>Karen
>
>Norman Stahl wrote:
>
>>NADE is a member of CAS.
>>
>>
>>
>>CAS To Release Revised Standards for Colleges and Universities
>>  June 21, 2006
>>
>>  The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)
>>has announced the release of updated standards for 2006, available this
>>August.
>>
>>The CAS standards are guidelines that serve as a self-assessment strategy
>>for colleges and universities to ensure the quality of programs and
>>services. Use of the CAS standards by institutions has the potential to
>>enhance and improve the potential for student learning and development.
>>They are designed primarily for institutions to use within the context of a
>>"self-regulation" process.
>>
>>The new materials include:
>>
>>
>>      'Ģ     Professional Standards in Higher Education (6th edition)
>>
>>      'Ģ     A compact disk of 35 self-assessment guides, power point for
>>presentations, e-learning course pertaining to self-assessment, and
>>contextual statements for each standard
>>
>>      'Ģ     Frameworks for Assessing Learning and Development Outcomes
>>(FALDOS)
>>
>>
>>  In addition, CAS has developed five new standards for 2006: college
>>honor societies, education abroad programs, health promotion services,
>>internship programs, and service learning.
>>
>>For more information or to preorder the publications, see
>>the<http://www.cas.edu/>CAS web site.
>>
>>standards evaluation accreditation cas council for the advancement of
>>standards in higher education college university
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>Norman A. Stahl
>>Professor and Chair
>>Literacy Education
>>GA 147
>>Northern Illinois University
>>DeKalb, IL 60115
>>
>>Phone: (815) 753-9032
>>FAX:   (815) 753-8563
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