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Assessment resources encompass information or training provided to faculty and staff to help them understand, develop, implement, communicate, and use evidence of student learning. 


ACCREDITATION

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

http://www.chea.org/

 

ARTS

Achievement and Quality: Higher Education in the Arts

Council of Arts Accrediting Associations
http://aqresources.arts-accredit.org/index.jsp?page=AchievementAndQuality

 

ASSESSMENT JOURNALS

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education

    • Quarterly journal on assessment issues/methods.
    • See article abstracts or purchase full text as pdf or html.

Assessment Update

    • This bimonthly newsletter is one of the best ways to keep up with new developments and what's going on elsewhere.
    • Some articles from recent issues are available to the public. Full access may be available online through your college/university library.

International Journal of ePortfolio

    • (IJeP) includes articles about using e-portfolios in assessment. Articles are available as pdf files.

Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation

    • On-line journal, since 1989.
    • Articles are pdf files. Search by title, author, descriptor, keyword.

Quality Approaches in Higher Education

    • Some articles in this journal from ASQ's Education Division deal with assessing student learning outcomes (pdf files).

Research & Practice in Assessment

The Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

    • From NEEAN.
    • Articles can be downloaded by subscribers, via institutional libraries' JSTOR or MUSE memberships, or for a fee.

ASSESSMENT SUPPORT – MISCELLANEOUS

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
www.aalhe.org

Assessment Commons
www.assessmentcommons.org


CONFERENCES

Assessment Institute in Indianapolis (late October)
http://www.assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu/index.shtml

Assessment Network of New York Conference (April)
http://assessmentnetworkny.org/

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Conference (early June)
http://www.aalhe.org/events/#cid=1011&wid=1201

Drexel University Annual Conference on Teaching & Learning Assessment (early  September)
http://drexel.edu/aconf/

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Conference (early Dec.)
https://www.msche.org/events_calendar.asp

Texas A&M Assessment Conference (February)
http://assessmentnetworkny.org/


LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSMSENT

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)

NILOA provides guidance as to how institutions can use assessment data internally to inform and improve higher education programs and externally to communicate information to multiple constituencies.   

http://learningoutcomesassessment.org/


PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT

International Journal of ePortfolio

(IJeP) includes articles about using e-portfolios in assessment. Articles are available as pdf files.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION

A Five-Level Model for Evaluating Professional Development (Thomas R. Guskey)

http://www.hfrp.org/evaluation/the-evaluation-exchange/issue-archive/professional-development/a-conversation-with-thomas-r.-guskey


RUBRICS

Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Value Rubrics
http://www.aacu.org/value/rubrics


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