Assessment Tools & Resources
The following tools and resources may be helpful for effective impact measurement and evaluation of community-based projects and programs
An interdisciplinary group of faculty and staff is developing a standard set of tools and strategies for evaluating the impacts of community engagement on Grand Valley students, faculty, and staff; on the institution as a whole; and on our communities. To employ these tools, please contact Ruth Stegeman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Civic Engagement Value Rubric
This rubric is designed to assess student learning outcomes related to civic engagement at the institutional level.
Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: Principles and Techniques (2001)
This book serves as an assessment tool to measure the impacts of service-learning and civic engagement on students, faculty, institutions, and communities.
Portland State University
Creating Community-Engaged Departments: Self-Assessment Rubric for the Institutionalization of Community Engagement in Academic Departments
Kevin Kecskes (2008) This self-assessment rubric allows faculty and/or staff members to evaluate the capacity for community engagement within academic departments, as well as potential engagement opportunities.