Resources

Assessment Resources

 

General

Assessment FAQs

Hilbert College's Principles of Good Assessment

Web Links

Middle States Commission on Higher Education Resources for assessing student learning
Association of American Colleges and Universities’ VALUE program (Valid Assessment of learning in Undergraduate Education)
ACATs:Standardized multiple-choice content exams for a wide range of academic disciplines.
The Teagle Foundation’s  list of resources for outcomes assessment
(In particular see ‘Individual Institution’s Assessment-Related Pages’ for examples of assessment plans and reports)
 
“9 Principles of Good practice for Assessing Student learning” – American Association for Higher Education

Rubrics

Rubric Basics (from Penn State University’s Scheyer Institute for Excellence in Teaching) (pdf)
“How to Develop a Rubric”– simple 4-step guide (from Penn State University’s Scheyer Institute for Excellence in Teaching)( pdf)
VALUE Rubrics from the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Intended for program/institutional assessment of core values. (Not for classroom grading).
RubiStar:free online tool to help teachers of all levels create rubrics for a variety of learning activities.
 

 Institutional Research Resources

 

 Associations/Organizations

              What Works Clearinghouse (IES)
 

Data Tools

DataFerrett (U.S. Census Bureau)