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Dr. Donna Wakefield

Donna Wakefield, PhD, is an associate professor in the Special Education Program in the National College of Education at National Louis University. Her work focuses on children with exceptional learning needs. She researches the portrayal of disabilities in children’s and young adult literature from both a literature viewpoint and a disability viewpoint. She has presented on making literacy and literature accessible to all by adapting literacy tools for individuals with special needs as well as the use of technologies for individuals with exceptional learning needs.

Conference Presentations

Tech Resources. Student Learning, Outcomes Assessment, and Accreditation. VALUE Rubrics (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education): The VALUE Rubrics project is sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).

Student Learning, Outcomes Assessment, and Accreditation

Teams of higher education faculty and staff drafted institutional level rubrics for 15 of the AAC&U Essential Learning Outcomes (LEAP project) which, when achieved by a liberal education, prepares students for twenty-first-century challenges. The VALUE Rubrics reflect faculty expectations for essential learning across the nation regardless of type of institution, mission, size, or location, and contain the most commonly and broadly shared criteria or core characteristics considered critical for judging the quality of student work in that outcome area. Click each learning outcome below to retrieve the corresponding VALUE rubric.

NLU Students Resources

Literacy. iPads. Special Education. Professional Development.