Assessment Resources

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Advocate_Banner_copyFaculty and Teaching Assistants (TA’s): The National Education Association Higher Education Advocate (NEA) provides an excellent resource for teaching, however, the September 2014 issue includes an article, “Thriving in the Academe, Reflections on Helping Students Learn: 7 Ways of Learning,” which relates directly to sessions from the August2014 new faculty and TA training, specifically the alignment of course outcomes, classroom teaching and assessment when planning and delivering a course . Disclaimer: note that in this article, the use of learning “goals” and learning “outcomes” is interchangeable. 

Quick Classroom Assessment Forms

Angelo, Thomas A. & Cross, K. Patricia. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers. (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

3-2-1 Instruction Assessment

Do Differently Instruction Assessment

Making Connections Instruction Assessment

Muddiest Point Instruction Assessment

One Minute Paper Instruction Assessment

Recall and Review Instruction Assessment

Transfer and Apply Instruction Assessment

Recommended Web Resources

Assessment Websites

Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence Based-Learning (AAEBL)

Best Practices in Assessment

Peggy Maki Resources

Glossary of Assessment Terms

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)
NILOA undertakes a variety of national surveys and research projects to examine the depth and breadth of student learning outcomes assessment at accredited colleges and universities across the United States. This information is presented annually in a report free of charge report through their website. The 2012 NILOA report, focused on using previous assessment results in future assessments, is available here.

National Education Association (NEA) Higher Education Advocate
The September 2013 issue contains an interesting article focusing on innovative teaching paradigms to connect with today’s college students.

Rubric Resources

Recommended Print References

Assessment in Higher Education

Assessment of Student Learning

General Education Assessment

Graduate & Professional Degree Program Assessment

Portfolio Assessment

Student Affairs Assessment

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