Typically, this is achieved with 4–5 strong paragraphs for Main Posts, Library Research AssignmentPart 1Be sure to address the following questions on institutional portfolios: What is an institutional portfolio, and why are they important? What are the differences between traditional system-wide evaluation and institutional portfolios?
What is the role of institutional portfolios in seeking institutional accreditation? Who should have a role in developing such a portfolio? Should ownership lie in the academic area or in administration? Should the focus be on the latest performance (term, quarter, and year) or on longitudinal data showing trends over time? Part 2Based on your knowledge of institutional portfolios answer the following: If the major objective of an institutional portfolio is to present explicit evidence of the outcomes and effectiveness in an authentic manner, how can you best organize an institutional portfolio to meet this goal?
What are the potential pitfalls in the process of developing an institutional portfolio? What potential errors can occur in collecting, analyzing, and reporting data and statistics? How much data should be released to the public, and who will control that and ensure its credibility? How should such data be released to avoid controversy or issues among stakeholders and within the community? Be sure to reference all sources using APA style. For more information on APA, please visit the APA Lab.
In your own words, post a substantive response to the Discussion Board question(s) and comment on other postings. Your response should address the DB question(s) and move the conversation forward. You will be graded on the quality of your postings, including mastery of the concept as well as critical thinking. If asked for your opinion, do not simply state that it is a good or bad idea; elaborate on your reasons and argument. Include enough detail to substantiate your thinking as well as your position on the questions or comments. Your assignment will be graded in accordance with the following criteria. Click here to view the grading rubric.