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Resources for Assessment and Outcomes

Assessment Tools Created by SCC Faculty

Recommended Websites

Assessment Glossary - Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Definitions of basic assessment terminology

Assessment Manual - Eastern New Mexico University
Advice for assessing learning at the program, department and classroom levels

Assessment, Teaching and Learning - Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Includes information of interest to two year college faculty [The State Board has also created a wiki for sharing information.]

Assessment Techniques and Activities - Montana State University, Bozeman
Ways to collect evidence of student learning at the department or program level

Authentic Assessment Toolbox - How-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics, and standards for measuring and improving student learning

eWAG - Washington Assessment Group newsletter for higher education faculty; includes thoughtful and informative articles and practical tools to support teaching and learning

FAST (Free Assessment Summary Tool) - Mount Royal College
Anonymous online survey tool that automatically summarizes students' impressions of a course and/or teacher and supplies the data directly to the teacher

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide for Science, Math, Engineering and Technology Instructors - created by the National Institute for Science Education

Full Text Materials on Teaching and Learning - National Teaching and Learning Forum
Practical tips on such topics as assessment techniques, learning student names, and classroom discussion

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment - University of North Carolina
Extensive annotated list that includes general resources, assessment of specific skills or content, assessment handbooks, and student assessment of courses and faculty

Selected Books in the SCC Library

Angelo, Thomas A., and K. Patricia Cross. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.
CALL NUMBER: 378.125 ANGELO 1993

Diamond, Robert M. Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide. Rev. ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.
CALL NUMBER: 378.199 DIAMOND 1998

Erwin, T. Dary. Assessing Student Learning and Development: A Guide to the Principles, Goals, and Methods of Determining College Outcomes. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991.
CALL NUMBER: 378.73 ERWIN 1991

Jacobs, Lucy Cheser, and Clinton I. Chase. Developing and Using Tests Effectively: A Guide for Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.
CALL NUMBER: 378.1661 JACOBS 1992

Nichols, James O. Assessment Case Studies: Common Issues in Implementation with Various Campus Approaches to Resolution. New York: Agathon, 1995.
CALL NUMBER: 378.73 NICHOLS 1995

Nichols, James O., and Karen W. Nichols. The Department Head's Guide to Assessment Implementation in Administrative and Educational Support Units. New York: Agathon, 2000.
CALL NUMBER: 378.73 NICHOLS 2000

Nichols, James O., and Karen W. Nichols. The Departmental Guide and Record Book for Student Outcomes Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness. 3rd ed. New York: Agathon, 2000.
CALL NUMBER: 378.73 NICHOLS 2000

Nichols, James O. Institutional Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment Implementation on Campus: A Practitioner's Handbook. New York: Agathon, 1989.
CALL NUMBER: 378.73 NICHOLS 1989

Raisman, Neal A., ed. Directing General Education Outcomes. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.
CALL NUMBER: 378.012 DIRECTI 1993

Rose, Amy D., and Meredyth A. Leahy, eds. Assessing Adult Learning in Diverse Settings: Current Issues and Approaches. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.
CALL NUMBER: 374 ASSESSI 1997

Serban, Andreea M., and Jack Friedlander, eds. Developing and Implementing Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.
CALL NUMBER: 378.15543 DEVELOP 2004

Trudy W. Banta and associates. Making a Difference: Outcomes of a Decade of Assessment in Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.
CALL NUMBER: 378.1664 MAKING 1993

Walvoord, Barbara E., and Virginia Johnson Anderson. Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.
CALL NUMBER: 378.167 WALVOOR 1998

Wiggins, Grant P. Educative Assessment: Designing Assessments to Inform and Improve Student Performance. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.
CALL NUMBER: 371.26 WIGGINS 1998


 

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