Assessment Resources
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These resources run the gamut, including explanations of the what, why, and how of assessment as well as concrete examples of program and course assessment plans and tools.

 
Available online:

 

ABET Website for Assessment Planning - http://www.abet.org/assessment.shtml

 

American Psychological Association - The Assessment CyberGuide for Learning Goals and Outcomes

 

Ball State University - Assessment workbook - http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/effectiveness/assessmentresources/workbook
 
Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation - http://ericae.net
 
Kansas State University - Office of Assessment - http://www.k-state.edu/assessment
 
Kent State University Academic Assessment Process – Learning Assessment Homepage
 
North Carolina State University - Internet resources for higher education outcomes assessment - http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/assmt/resource.htm

Practical assessment, research and evaluation (electronic journal) - http://pareonline.net/Home.htm
 
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville - http://www.siue.edu/innovation/assessment
 
Southeastern Missouri State University - The busy chairperson’s guide to assessment - http://www.semo.edu/provost/univ_assessment/chairpersons-guide-to-assessment.html
 
Stassen, Martha, Kathryn Doherty, and Mya Poe (2001). Program-based Review and Assessment: Tools and Techniques for Program Improvement. Office of Academic Planning and Assessment (OAPA), University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Retrieved from http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa/publications/online_handbooks/program_based.pdf
 
Stassen, Martha, Kathryn Doherty, and Mya Poe (2001). Course-based Review and Assessment: Methods for Understanding Student Learning. Office of Academic Planning and Assessment (OAPA), University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Retrieved from
http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa/publications/online_handbooks/course_based.pdf
 
Texas A&M International University - Examples of assessment reports - http://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/iep/assessment.shtml
 
Truman State University Assessment page - http://assessment.truman.edu

University of Massachusetts - Amherst Office of Academic Planning and Assessment - http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa

University of Minnesota Duluth Topical Bibliography - Assessment resources and readings  

University of West Florida page on assessment and student learning outcomes - http://uwf.edu/offices/cutla/services-for/assessment
 
Western Carolina University- program assessment template examples - http://www.wcu.edu/about-wcu/leadership/office-of-the-provost/oipe/assessment/program-assessment
 

General Portfolio Resources
 
Alverno College
http://www.ddp.alverno.edu
 
Helen Barrett’s Electronic Portfolio Site
http://electronicportfolios.org
 
Rebecca Moore Howard’s Syracuse University Portfolio Bibliography
http://www.rebeccamoorehoward.com/bibliographies/assessment-of-student-writing
 

Selected Print Resources

Angelo, T.A., & Cross, P.K. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques (2nd Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 
Banta, T.W. (Ed.). (2003). Portfolio assessment: Uses, cases, scoring, and impact. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 
Banta, T.W. and associates (1996). Making a difference: Outcomes of a decade of assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 
Banta, T.W., Lund, J.P., Black, K.E., & Oblander, F.W. (1996). Assessment in practice: Putting principles to work on college campuses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 
Chickering, W. & Gamson, Z.F. (1987). “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.” AAHE Bulletin, 39:3-7.
 
Edgerton, R., Hutchings, P., & Quinlan, K. (1991). The teaching portfolio: Capturing the scholarship in teaching. Washington, DC: American Association of Higher Education.
 
Gray, P.J., & Banta, T.W. (Eds.). (1997). The campus-level impact of assessment: Progress, problems, and possibilities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 
Huba, M., & Freed, J. (2000). Learner-centered assessment on college campuses: Shifting the focus from teaching to learning. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
 
Hutchings, P. (Ed.). (1998). The course portfolio: How faculty can examine their teaching to advance practice and improve student learning. Washington, DC: American Association of Higher Education.

Peat, B., &  Moriarty, L.J. (2009). Assessing Criminal Justice/Criminology Education: A Resource Handbook for Educators and Administrators. Durham: Carolina Academic Press.
 
Walvoord, B.E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
 
Zubizarreta, J. (2004). The learning portfolio: Reflective practice for improving student learning. Bolton, MA: Anker.