Module 5: Impact
Scenario - Secondary and Post-secondary Education
Professor Kwame is the chair of a modern languages department at a small, private college. Recently, faculty members have become concerned about whether graduating majors have high enough levels of oral proficiency to get jobs using the language. At the last faculty meeting, Professor Kwame and other instructors discussed instituting a test as a graduation requirement. Faculty members brought up a variety of concerns about the impact of a possible exit exam.
Get out a sheet of paper. Brainstorm a list of the concerns you and others might have. Then click here to see the department administrator’s summary of the major points discussed.