Publications

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AAC&U's publications cover a range of topics and provide the latest research, analysis, and valuable starting points for campus practitioner and policy leader dialogues. AAC&U monographs, reports, and guides focus on teaching, learning, curriculum, and academic leadership, and shine a spotlight on promising practices at every kind of college and university. See below for all AAC&U publications. Click on titles to purchase or download copies.

AAC&U also publishes three periodicals, Liberal Education, Peer Review, and Diversity & Democracy, and a monthly online newsletter, AAC&U News, to advance the national dialogue about the quality of undergraduate education in the United States.

Integrative and Applied Learning VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Integrative and Applied Learning VALUE Rubric Description
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Intercultural Knowledge VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Intercultural Knowledge VALUE Rubric Description
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Lifelong Learning VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Lifelong Learning VALUE Rubric Description
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Global Learning VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Effective and transformative global learning offers students meaningful opportunities to analyze and explore complex global challenges, collaborate respectfully with diverse others, apply learning to take responsible action in contemporary global contexts, and evaluate the goals, methods, and consequences of that action. Global learning should enhance students' sense of identity, community, ethics, and perspective-taking. Global learning is based on the principle that the world is a collection of interdependent yet inequitable systems and that higher education has a vital role in expanding knowledge of human and natural systems, privilege and stratification, and sustainability and development to foster individuals' ability to advance equity and justice at home and abroad.

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Ethical Reasoning VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Ethical Reasoning VALUE Rubric Description
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Critical Thinking VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Critical Thinking VALUE Rubric Description
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Creative Thinking VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Creative Thinking VALUE Rubric Description
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Inquiry and Analysis VALUE Rubric (pdf)
2010

Inquiry and Analysis VALUE Rubric Description
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General Education Reform Package
2010

This series, designed for anyone undertaking general education reform, provides historical perspective, an overview of trends in general education, and direction for changing or sustaining general education programs.

Civic Responsibility: What Is the Campus Climate for Learning?
2009

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How well is the academy meeting its civic purpose today? Our nation's shared future depends on an educated and engaged citizenry, and civic engagement should be a learning goal for all college students. Civic Responsibility: What Is the Campus Climate for Learning?, the first of three reports from AAC&U's Core Commitments initiative, provides insights about the civic commitments and practices of today's colleges and universities. It presents findings from a unique campus climate assessment tool—administered in 2007 to 24,000 students and 9,000 academic administrators, faculty, and student affairs professionals at twenty-three colleges and universities—and assesses the perceptions of these four constituent groups regarding campus opportunities for contributing to a larger community. The survey includes questions about the importance...

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