WASC as Educator: Using Empirical Research to Inform the Public and Policy

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Track 1: Putting Students at the Center - Learning, Assessment, and Student Success
Track 2: The Curriculum, Co-curriculum, Learning, and the Future
Track 4: Evolving WASC Accreditation Processes
Track 5: The Campus and the Community

Ludmila Praslova, Director, Educational Effectiveness and Institutional Research, and Professor, Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California

WASC's leadership role in education should be strengthened and informed by empirical work in education, neuroscience, and motivation, as well as in cross-cultural, cognitive, and industrial-organizational psychology. This presentation reviews empirical work relevant to WASC policies and redesign and discusses implications of this research for WASC leadership in education.

Date: 
Apr 19, 2012 - 5:45pm - - 7:00pm