Select two of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States and review their accreditation standards for regulating both academic and administrative functions. Compare these accrediting bodies and create a 6
page paper, addressing the following points with a rationale:
Examine and explain what is required by each agency.
Describe the criteria that are used by each agency.
Explain how often reviews are conducted by each agency.
Compare and contrast if the written statements of expected learning outcomes are clearly articulated for both the agencies. Which agency is better than the other and how did you determine your response?
Compare and contrast if assessments are constructed to use results to improve teaching and learning by both the agencies. Which agency is better than the other and how did you determine your response?
Compare and contrast the specific implications for course and curriculum design included in the mission statement and core competencies of both accrediting bodies.