Other Assessment Resources

Assessment at Other Liberal Arts Institutions:  

Articles on Using Assessment to Enhance Learning:

  • Assessment as Direct Feedback to the Learner (Assessment for Excellence, Astin, A. W. '53,  Honorary Degree '81) (Abstract: To illustrate some principles underlying effective assessment and feedback in the classroom, Astin borrows a hypothetical scenario from the field of the performing arts: the piano lesson, and other scenarios in the typical lower-division undergraduate courses.)

Articles on Teaching Effectiveness:

Standardized Tests for General Education Outcomes:  

Program Evaluation:  

Assessing Foreign Language Proficiency: ACTFL Certified Proficiency Testing Programs

Assessment-Related National Efforts:

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcome Assessment (A comprehensive resource site compiled by North Carolina State University, containing assessment information of colleges across the country)

Books on Assessment in Higher Education