CAS Mission The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education CAS , a consortium of professional associations in higher education, promotes the use of its professional standards for the development, assessment, and improvement of quality student learning, programs, and services.
Journal Information Form. Print This Page. Being able to address learning outcomes even though not all outcomes may be achieved shows that an advising program is responsive to the directive of accrediting agencies. The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of FERPA gives applicants the right to access letters of reference written unless they choose to waive their right of inspection and review.
Part II: An example of a specific domain and its achievement indicators learning outcomes is: I understand that the Pharm. Upload letter of reference via the Evaluator Portal. CAS Mission The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education CAS , a consortium of professional associations in higher education, promotes the use of its professional standards for the development, assessment, and improvement of quality student learning, programs, and services.
Committee Letters If you want to submit a committee letter as part of your application, you can do so by entering the committee chair or their alternate as an evaluator. The 9th Edition SAGs are available either individually, or as a package with the 9th Edition ebook at a discounted rate - see information at https: While these guidelines do not carry the weight of a Standard, those completing a Self-Assessment have the option of whether or not to include Guidelines in their analysis.
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Associate Dean for Academic Advising. The process requires significant commitment, especially to determine whether a particular Standard has been met or how much more needs to be done to achieve a desired level of compliance.
Eric R. Of significance to the profession of academic advising are the Standards and Guidelines for Academic Advising that have been developed by CAS and endorsed by the National Academic Advising Association.
Do you have questions? The results should also reflect the areas that are judged to be exemplary or exceeding the standards.
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Step 2 is assessing where a particular advising program is in relationship to meeting the Standards. Intellectual Growth: Skip to content Search for: Another revision from previous SAG editions is that criterion measures have been clustered into categories for rating; this reduces the number of ratings needed and shifts the emphasis to more critical evaluation and reflection of concepts.
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There are many uses but principally CAS Standards are used as a template for establishing or assessing an academic advising program on a campus or in a particular department. The Standards and their accompanying Guidelines cover thirteen areas from Mission to Assessment. Uploaded letters must be less than 5MB in size. The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education CAS was founded in as a profession-wide entity to establish standards to guide practice by student affairs, student development, and student support service providers employed by institutions of higher learning.