Natasha Jankowski

Learner-Centered Assessment of Student Learning
New England College, USA

Dr. Natasha Jankowski is a higher education and assessment expert and the former Executive Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), USA. Under her leadership, NILOA was the proud recipient of the ACPA Contribution to Higher Education award. Dr. Jankowski currently serves on the faculty of New England College, USA. Previously, she served as the graduate program coordinator and research associate professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of various assessment-related books, articles, and reports; and regularly presents, nationally and internationally, on assessment of student learning processes and practices. Her areas of assessment research include assignment design, transparency, evidence-based storytelling, equity, and student engagement in assessment. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Illinois, an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University, and a B.A. in philosophy from Illinois State University.