campus partner(s)

Council for Aid to Education






Special Project

award date


project director

Marc Chun

Council for Aid to Education

Grant Summary

$99,760 over 18 months to recruit and train an initial cadre of faculty scholars to be experts on the use of "performance tasks" as a way to connect teaching, learning, and assessment with respect to the development of students' critical thinking and other higher order thinking skills. The faculty scholars will comprise the "Critical Thinking Tank" and will serve as trainers for the CLA Performance Task Academies, as well as form consulting teams to colleges and universities that seek to improve student learning.