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Book Review: The Assessment of Doctoral Education

The book The Assessment of Doctoral Education by Peggy Maki and Nancy Borkowski offers insight into the modern Doctoral education and common methods of assessment and evaluation. The work moves into significant detail on a number of topics that include New Models of Assessment of Doctoral Programs and Emerging Assessment of Student Learning. Through this book, readers should come to understand the overall assessment process and growing trends in the modern educational process.  The book lists the following trends administrators should expect: -Increase in accountability through accreditation process, assessment and state money, and assessment responsibilities. -Increase in diversification of education through assessment of individual students, core-competencies, and degree integrity. -Student-centered learning that focuses on value-added, technology incorporation, and campus cultural assessments.  The book indicates that there will be a number of difficulties