Web Sites:

How Can Assessment Work for Us?

  • An article by Sherry Lee Linkon, a professor of English and American studies and co-director of the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University, providing a critical look at some pros and cons of assessment practices. Academe; Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p28-32.

9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

NC State Assessment Resource Page

  • Many resources from general assessment to assessment in specific disciplines.

Developing an Assessment Plan to Learn about Student Learning

  • An assessment article by Peggy Maki (AAHEA) from the Bush Regional Collaboration.

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Resource Books Housed in the Center for Teaching and Learning in the lower level of Lindell Library:

  • 500 Tips on Assessment by S. Brown and P. Race
  • Assessing Student Competence in accredited Disciplines edited by C. Palomba and T. Banta
  • Assessment Essentials: Planning, Implementing, and Improving Assessment in Higher Education by C. Palomba and T. Banta
  • Assessment in Practice: Putting Princleples to Work on College Campuses by T. Banta, J. Lund, K. Black, and F. Oblander
    Note: This resource has many disciplinary and general education examples.
  • Assessment Practice in Student Affairs: An Application Manual by John H. Schuh and M. Lee Upcraft and Associates (2001)
  • Assessment Update: The First Ten Years by T. Banta, P. Ewell, P. Gray, G. Pike, and J. Seybert (Not yet available)
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers by T. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross
  • Competence-Based Assessment Techniques by Shirley Fletcher
  • Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment by B. Walvoord and V. Johnson Anderson
  • Learner-Centered Assessment on College Campuses: Shifting the Focus from Teaching to Learning by M. Huba and J. Freed
  • Making a Difference by T. Banta (Not yet available)
  • Planning and Implementing Assessment by R. Freeman and R. Lewis
  • Selected References – Assessment in Higher Education (Bibliography) by T. Banta (Not yet available)
  • Student Assessment in Higher Education: A Handbook for Assessing Performance by A. Miller, B. Imrie, and K. Cox