"Developing a Comprehensive Assessment Plan" gives specific strategies developing and implementing an assessment plan. Source: Wiley Online Library
"Mapping common ground: Connection curricular and co-curricular learning" (Harrison & Williams, 2016). Includes:
- Recommendations and resources for curriculum mapping
- Examples of assessing shared academic and co-curricular outcomes
"Critical Analysis and Corroboration of a Citizenship Core Competency" describes a process used at Southwestern Illinois College to perform a critical analysis of citizenship as a university core competency. Includes:
- Discussion of the distinction between knowledge, disposition, and action
- Examples of effective survey design and analysis
Assessment Resource Library (link)
NILOA's extensive, searchable Assessment Resource Library database contains "articles, presentations, reports, books, and helpful websites".
IUPUI's Center for Teaching and Learning provides some excellent resources for writing and assessing student learning outcomes.
Bloom's Revised Taxonomy (PDF)
This reworking of Bloom's taxonomy by David R. Krathwohl (2002) classifies educational objectives along two dimensions, knowledge and cognitive process, instead of the original one.
360 Action Verbs (PDF)
A compact display of action verbs for writing student learning outcomes statements in higher education (from San Diego State University)
"Doing assessment as if teaching and learning matter" by Angelo (2016) includes a diverse collection of example assessment tools, including:
- rubrics ranging from a clinical performance rating scale to a macroeconomics essay scoring grid
- a long list of "useful references on teaching, assessment, and learning"
"The Development of Student Affairs Assessment Structure" describes an example of assessment planning for a student affairs organization.
Student Survey Data (PDF)
"Student feedback data: how to take action for institutional improvement" (Bryant, 2016) provides practical techniques for making the most of student survey data. Source: A presentation by a representative from Ruffalo Noel Levitz.
"Co-curricular engagement through the lens of key performance indicators" describes the process Northern Kentucky University used to evaluate the impact that student engagement in co-curricular programs had on retention.