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.
American Psychological Association - The Assessment CyberGuide for Learning Goals and Outcomes in the Undergraduate Psychology Major
American Psychological Association - Annotated Bibliography of Resources for Assessment
Ball State University - Assessment workbook - http://web.bsu.edu/IRAA/AA/WB/contents.htm
Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/programs/index.asp?key=21
Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation - http://ericae.net
Gloria Rogers’ Assessment Planning - ABET Website - http://www.abet.org/assessment.shtml
Kansas State University - Assessment plans - http://www.k-state.edu/assessment/plans/index.htm
Kent State University Academic Assessment Process - http://explore.kent.edu/aa
Moskal, B.- Assessment resource page - http://www.mines.edu/Academic/assess/Resource.htm
North Carolina State University - Internet resources for higher education outcomes assessment - http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/assmt/resource.htm
Ohio Learning Network (OLN) - Seven principles of good practice (teaching and learning) - http://www.oln.org/ILT/7_principles/principles.php
Peat, B., & Moriarty, L.J. (2009). Assessing Criminal Justice/Criminology Education: A Resource Handbook for Educators and Administrators. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. Available at http://www.cap-press.com/books/1924.
Practical assessment, research and evaluation (electronic journal) - http://pareonline.net/Home.htm .
Rockhurst University’s Center for Teaching Excellence - http://cte.rockhurst.edu
Rose-Hulman PowerPoint Presentations on Assessment - http://www.rose-hulman.edu/irpa/assessment/public
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville - http://www.siue.edu/assessment
Southeastern Missouri State University - The busy chairperson’s guide to assessment - http://www2.semo.edu/provost/guide.htm
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
Texas A&M International University - Examples of criminal justice assessment reports - http://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/ie/data/bscj.shtml
Truman State University Assessment page - http://assessment.truman.edu
University of West Florida page on assessment and student learning outcomes - http://uwf.edu/cutla/assessstudent.cfm
Western Carolina University-Handbook for program assessment - http://www.wcu.edu/assessment/documents/AssessmentHandbook_Sept06.pdf
Wright, Barbara E. (1999). Evaluating learning in individual courses http://cai.cc.ca.us/Fall2000Institute/Wright2.doc
Course Embedded and Classroom Assessment Resources
University of Massachusetts - Amherst Workbooks on Course and Program Assessment (outstanding resources)
National Teaching and Learning Foundation - Classroom Assessment Techniques
General Portfolio Resources
Helen Barrett’s Electronic Portfolio Site
Michigan State Electronic Portfolio Links and Resources
Open Source Portfolio Initiative
Rebecca Moore Howard’s Syracuse University Portfolio Bibliography
Urban Universities Portfolio Project
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.