Assessment Resources General
UNCW College of Arts and Sciences website,
Assessing Student Learning UNCW Center for Teaching Excellence website,
Upcoming Workshops Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology website,
Assessment Planning Southern Association of Colleges and Schools,
Assessment Associations Association of American Colleges and Universities website,
Assessment and VALUE Wright, B.
More Art Than Science: The Postsecondary Assessment Movement Today, from Eastern Connecticut State University Wright, B.
Guidelines for Good Assessment of Student Learning at the Department or Program Level, from Eastern Connecticut State University NC State University,
Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment Banta, T. (editor).
Assessment Update. Published every other month, can be accessed online or in paper version through Randall Library. Banta, T. (2002).
Building a Scholarship of Assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Available in hard copy at the Randall Library (Call # LB2366 .B85 2002). Walvoord, B. (2010).
Assessment Clear and Simple. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Available at the Randall Library (Call # LB2822.75.W35 2010), or in CTE Books Collection (2 nd floor Randall Library). Walvoord, B. (1998).
Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Available in Randall Library (Call# LB2368.W35 1998), or in CTE Books Collection (2 nd floor Randall Library). Suskie, L. (2009).
Assessing student learning: A common sense guide.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Available in Randall Library (Call# LB2336.S87 2009), or in CTE Books Collection (2 nd floor Randall Library). Han, J., & Finkelstein, A. (2013). Understanding the effects of professors' pedagogical development with Clicker Assessment and Feedback technologies and the impact on students' engagement and learning in higher education.
Computers and Education 65: 64-76. [Available from Randall Library, Science Direct database]. Astin, A. (1991).
Assessment for excellence: The philosophy and practice of assessment and evaluation in higher education. MacMillan: New York. Fulcher, K., Swain, M., & Orem, C. (2012).
Expectations for Assessment reports: A descriptive analysis. Assessment Update, 24(1): 1-16. Tremblay, K., Lalancette, D., & Rosevaere, D. (2012).
Asessment of higher education learning outcomes (Feasability study report, vol.1-design and implementation). From Australia's education research database. Palomba, C., & Banta, T. (1999).
Assessment Essentials: Planning, Implementing, and Improving Assessment in Higher Education Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Francisco, CA. . Banta, T. (1993).
Making a difference: Outcomes of a Decade of Assessment Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Francisco, CA. in Higher Education. Yorke, M. (2003).
Formative Assessment in higher education: Moves towards theory and enhancement of pedagogic practice. Higher Education 45(4): 477-501. Crisp, G.(2012).
Integrative assessment: Reframing assessment practices for current and future learning. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37(1): 33-43. [ERIC document number: EJ950338]. Bruch, P., & Reynolds. T. (2012).
Ideas in Practice: Towards a participatory approach to program assessment. [ERIC document number: EJ998803]. Taras, M., & Davies, M. (2012).
Perceptions and realities in the functions and processes of assessment. Active Learning in Higher Education, 14(1):51-61. [Available through Sage Publishers online from Randall Library]. Maxwell, T. (2012).
Assessment in higher education in the professions: action research as an authentic assessment task. Teaching in Higher Education, 17(6): 686-696.[ERIC document number: EJ991135]. Liu, O.L., Bridgeman, B., & Adler, R. (2012).
Measuring learning outcomes in higher education. Educational Researcher, 41: 352-362. Hernandez, R. (2012).
Does continuous assessment in higher education support student learning? Higher Education, 64: 489-502. Brown, S., Race, P., & Bull, J. (1999).
Computer assisted assessment in higher education, in Staff and Educational Development Series. [EBSCO eBook]. Lakin, J., Elliott, D., & Liu, O. L. (2012).
Investigating ESL student performance on outcomes assessment in higher education. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 72: 734-753. Gikandi, J., Morrow, D. & Davis, N. (2011).
Online formative assessment in higher education: a lit review. Computers and Education, 57: 2333-2351. Liu, O.L. (2011).
Value-added assessment in higher education: A Comparison of two methods. Higher Education, 61(4): 445-461.
Art History and Studio Art
Communication Education Assessment Resources, from the National Communication Association, includes links to criteria, competencies, guidelines for departments, techniques and methods, and conceptual framework (REQUIRES MEMBERSHIP LOGIN) Computer Science
English and Creative Writing
Cinema Journal. 2009. Vol 48:3., from the Society for Cinema & Media Studies. (This issue of Cinema Journal contains a section entitled "Teaching Dossier: Assignment Design" with numerous papers about designing sound assignments to provide practice and measures of learning goals; full text available from the UNCW Randall Library Web of Science database) Foreign Languages
Geography and Geology
Jones, N. (2009).
Assessing History, Can We Know Our 'Outcomes'?, from the Forum on Assessment in Prospecitves on History, from the American Historical Association Matray, J. (2009).
Resistance is Futile: One Approach to Program Assessment in History, from the Forum on Assessment in Prospecitves on History, from the American Historical Association Griffith, R. (2009).
Assessment at American University, from the Forum on Assessment in Prospecitves on History, from the American Historical Association Meo, S. (2002).
Portfolio Assessment for History Majors: One Department's Journey, from the Teaching column in Prospecitves on History, from the American Historical Association Mathematics
Philosophy and Religion
Sociology and Criminology