Journal of Case Studies in Accreditation and Assessment
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ISSN: 1941-3386 (Online), 2327-7270 (Print)

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The Journal of Case Studies in Accreditation and Assessment (JCSAA) publishes original, unpublished case studies related to accreditation and assessment issues in higher education. Studies reflecting issues and solutions to higher-education accreditation and assessment concerns like budgeting, outcomes/goals development, assessment implementation, rubric development and implementation, creating faculty ownership, and resistance to change are appropriate topics.


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Volume 4:

Assurance of learning in a writing-intensive business course, Lana Carnes, Eastern Kentucky University; Faridah Awang, Eastern Kentucky University; Halie Smith, Alice Lloyd College.

A competency-based approach to the master’s degree preparation of higher education professionals, Molly Ott, Arizona State University; Evelyn Baca, Arizona State University; Jesus Cisneros, Arizona State; University, Evan Bates, Michigan State University.

Improving assessment: creating a culture of assessment with a change management approach, Michael R. Lane, Missouri Western State University; Peggy L. Lane, Missouri Western State University; John Rich, Emporia State University; Barbara Wheeling, Montana State University Billings.


Volume 3 - February 2014:

A “spreadsheet approach” for monitoring faculty intellectual contributions , William Scroggins, Jacksonville State University; Carl Gooding, Jacksonville State University; Richard Cobb, Jacksonville State University.

Discussion of the Effectiveness of the National Accreditation Process of Secondary Science Education Programs, A Pilot Study, Judith Bazler, Monmouth University.

Motivations, costs and results of AOL: Perceptions of accounting and economics faculty, Mark J. Eschenfelder, Robert Morris University; Lois D. Bryan, Robert Morris University; Tanya M. Lee, Valdosta State University.

Achieving faculty buy-in: motivation performance in learning outcome assessment, Sutee Sujitparapitaya, San José State University.

Discussion of the effectiveness of the national accreditation process of secondary science education programs, Judith A Bazler, Monmouth University; Meta Van Sickle, College of Charleston; Doris Simonis, Kent State University; Letty Graybill, Monmouth University; Nancy Sorenson, St. Marys College; Erica Brounstein, Capital University.

Social accountability of medical schools: do accreditation standards help promote the concept?, Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla, Jazan University, KSA.

Assessment and assurance of learning using e-portfolios, Raymond Papp, The University of Tampa.

Suggested new standards to measure social accountability of medical schools in the accreditation systems, Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla, University of Gezira, Sudan.

Assessment of BSBA students’ conversancy in current business issues: A case study, Eileen A. Hogan, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Therese A. Maskulka, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Kathleen A. Kaminski, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Developing an accreditation process for a computing faculty with focus on the IS program, Daniyal Alghazzawi, King Abdulaziz University; Habib Fardoun, King Abdulaziz University.

Use of formative classroom assessment techniques in a project management course, Bernice M. Purcell, Holy Family University.

TSBPA's business communications requirement: has it made a difference?, Henry Elrod, University of the Incarnate Word; Theresa Tiggeman, University of the Incarnate Word; Annette E. Craven, University of the Incarnate Word.


Volume 2 - July 2012:

Outcome-based education and student learning in managerial accounting in Hong Kong, Gladie Lui, Lingnan University; Connie Shum, Pittsburg State University.

Multiple regression as a practical tool for teacher preparation program evaluation, Cynthia Williams, Texas Christian University.

Assessment and accountability in youth soccer: how parents grade coaching, refereeing, and the soccer infrastructure, Lee Duffus, Florida Gulf Coast University.

Case study of accreditation reaffirmation with emphasis on assessment-related ambiguities, Wayne Schmadeka, University of Houston-Downtown.

Case study of accreditation reaffirmation with emphasis on survival-focused prioritization for program assessment, Wayne Schmadeka, University of Houston-Downtown.

Student outcomes assessment of a logistics and supply chain management major, Clyde Kenneth Walter, Iowa State University.

Assessing active learning and skills training through alumni and current student views, Kristin Stowe, Wingate University; Jeffrey von Freymann, Wingate University; Lisa Schwartz, Wingate University.

Development of an instrument for indirect assessment of college business programs, Eileen A. Hogan, Kutztown University; Anna Lusher, Slippery Rock University; Sunita Mondal, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

Using internship results as assessment of accounting outcomes, Henry Elrod, University of the Incarnate Word; Theresa Tiggeman, University of the Incarnate Word.

The application of Six Sigma methodologies to university processes: The use of student teams, Mildred Golden Pryor, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Christine Alexander, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Sonia Taneja, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Sowmya Tirumalasetty, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Deepthi Chadalavada, Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Applied projects: Learning outcome differences between senior and sophomore-junior students, Farideh A. Farazmand, Lynn University; Robert D. Green, Lynn University.

Locus of internship management: does it matter?, Henry Elrod, University of the Incarnate Word; Jeannie Scott, University of the Incarnate Word; Theresa Tiggeman, University of the Incarnate Word.


Volume 1 - September 2010:    (order printed edition)

COMMUNICATING LEARNING OUTCOMES AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE THROUGH THE STUDENT TRANSCRIPT, George Kenyon, Lamar University; Cynthia Barnes, Lamar University.

Quickulum: A Process For Quick Response Curriculum Verification, Marvin Lovett, The University of Texas at Brownsville; Irma Jones, The University of Texas at Brownsville; Paul Stingley, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.

Using Prior Learning Assessment in Adult Baccalaureate Degrees in Texas, Rusty Freed, Tarleton State University; George Mollick, Tarleton State University.

Predicting Assessment Outcomes: The Effect of Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty, R. Nicholas Gerlich, West Texas A&M University; Marc Sollosy, West Texas A&M University.

Linking Mission, Strategy and Student Outcomes Assessment: a Cost-Effective Model, Stephen J. Holoviak, Shippensburg University; Thomas P. Verney, Shippensburg University; Jerry A. Weigle, Shippensburg University; Justin S. Holoviak, Shippensburg University.

Assurance of Learning, “Closing the Loop”: Utilizing a Pre and Post Test for Principles of Finance , Frank Flanegin, Robert Morris University; Denise Letterman, Robert Morris University; Stanko Racic, Robert Morris University; Kurt Schimmel, Robert Morris University.

Guiding Classroom Instruction Through Performance Assessment, Carol Oberg, University of La Verne.

An efficiency analysis of U.S. business schools, Thomas Sexton, Stony Brook University; Christie Comunale, Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus.

The assessment of business knowledge and integration for assurance of learning: an application, Alfred Hawkins Jr., Rockhurst University.

Lessons learned while conducting educational program assessment, Olivia Rivas, The University of Texas at Brownsville; Irma Jones, The University of Texas at Brownsville; Eli Pena, The University of Texas at Brownsville.

Assessment Practices in Undergraduate Accounting Programs, Anna Lusher, Slippery Rock University.

Assurance of learning: what do economics faculty know and what do they believe?, Mark Eschenfelder, Robert Morris University; Lois Bryan, Robert Morris University; Tanya Lee, Robert Morris University.

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