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The books listed below are available in the Office of Academic Assessment. They can be used in the office; a photocopier is available for copying materials from them.  Note:  Books marked with an asterisk (*) are also available from Rod Library.

 

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Assessment Basics

Assessment Tools

General Education

Grading and Assessment

Portfolios

Rubrics

Student Affairs Assessment

Teaching and Learning

 

 

Assessment Basics

 

*Allen, Mary J.  (2004). Assessing Academic Programs in Higher Education.  Bolton, MA:  Anker Publishing.

 

*Angelo, Thomas A., & Cross, K. Patricia. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Banta, Trudy W.  (2002). Building a Scholarship of Assessment.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Banta, Trudy W. (Ed.).  (2004).  Hallmarks of Effective Outcomes Assessment.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Banta, Trudy W., Lund, Jon P., Black, Karen E., & Oblander, Frances W.  (1996). Assessment in Practice: Putting Principles to Work on College Campuses.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Banta, Trudy W., Jones, Elizabeth A., & Black, Karen E.  (2009).  Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good PracticeSan Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Blumberg, Phyllis. (2009). Developing Learning-Centered Teaching: A Practical Guide for Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Bresciani, Marilee J.  (2006). Outcomes-Based Academic and Co-Curricular Program Review.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Bryan, Cordelia & Clegg, Karen. (Eds.).  (2006). Innovative Assessment in Higher Education.  New York: Routledge.

 

Driscoll, Amy & Swarup, Wood.  (2007). Developing Outcomes-Based Assessment for Learner-Centered Education Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Driscoll, Amy & Cordero de Noriega, Diane. (Eds.).  (2006). Taking Ownership of Accreditation Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Falchikov, Nancy.  (2005). Improving Assessment through Student Involvement.  New York: RoutledgeFalmer

 

Frechtling, Joy A.  (2007). Logic Modeling Methods in Program Evaluation.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

*Huba, Mary E. & Freed, Jann E.  (2000). Learner-Centered Assessment on College Campuses.  Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

 

Keeling, Richard R., Wall, Andrew F., Underhile, Ric, & Dungy, Gwendolyn J.  (2008). Assessment Reconsidered; Institutional Effectiveness for Student Success.  Washington, D. C.: International Center for Student Success and Institutional Accountability/National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

 

Knowlton, L.W. & Phillips, C.C. (2009). The Logic Model Guidebook: Better Strategies for Great Results. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

 

 

*Maki, Peggy L.  (2004). Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Maki, Peggy L.  (2010). Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution (2nd ed.).  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Maki, Peggy L. & Borkowski, Nancy A. (Eds.).  (2006). The Assessment of Doctoral Education.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus Publishing.

 

*Middaugh, Michael F.  (2010).  Planning and Assessment in Higher Education:  Demonstrating Institutional Effectiveness.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

*Miller, Barbara A.  (2007). Assessing Organizational Performance in Higher Education.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Nichols, James O. & Nichols, Karen W.  (2005). A Road Map for Improvement of Student Learning and Support Services through Assessment.  Flemington, NJ: Agathon Press.

 

Nichols, James O. & Nichols, Karen W.  (2000). The Departmental Guide and Record Book for Student Outcomes Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness (3rd ed.).  Edison, NJ: Agathon Press.

 

*O’Brien, Judith Grunert, Millis, Barbara J., & Cohen, Margaret W. (2008). The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Palomba, Catherine A. & Banta, Trudy W.  (1999). Assessment Essentials:  Planning, Implementing, and Improving Assessment in Higher Education.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Sanders, Liz & Filkins, Joseph. (2009). Effective Reporting (2nd ed.). Tallahassee, FL: Association for Institutional Research.

 

Steen, Lynn. (Ed.).  (2006). Supporting Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics.  Mathematical Association of America.

 

*Suskie, Linda.  (2004). Assessing Student Learning.  Bolton, MA:  Anker Publishing.

 

*Walvoord, Barbara E. (Ed.).  (2004). Assessment Clear and Simple:  A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Wehlburg, Catherine M.  (2006). Meaningful Course Revision.  Bolton, MA:  Anker Publishing.

 

Wehlburg, Catherine M.  (2008). Promoting Integrated and Transformative Assessment. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

*Wiggins, Grant.  (1998). Educative Assessment:  Designing Assessment to Inform and Improve Student Performance.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

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Assessment Tools

 

Barefoot, Betsy O., Warnock, Carrie L., Dickinson, Michael P., Richardson, Sharon E., & Roberts, Melissa R. (1998). Exploring the Evidence: Reporting Outcomes on First-Year Seminars, Volume II. Columbia, SC: Univeristy of South Carolina.

 

Chen, Huey-Tsyh. (2005).  Practical Program Evaluation: Assessing and Improving Planning, Implementation, and Effectiveness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

 

*Cox, James & Cox, Keni B.  (2008). Your Opinion, Please:  How to Build the Best Questionnaires in the Field of Education.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.

 

*Davenport, Thomas H. & Harris, Jeanne G.  (2007).  Competing on Analytics:  The New Science of Winning.  Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing.

 

*Dean, Laura A. (Ed.).  (2006). CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education (6th ed.).  Washington, DC: Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

 

Dodge, Judith. (2009). 25 Quick Formative Assessments for a Differentiated Classroom. New York: Scholastic.

 

Dunn, D.S., McCarthy, M.A., Baker, S.C., Halonen, J.S. (2011). Using Quality Benchmarks for Assessing and Developing Undergraduate Programs. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Gelman, S.B., Holland, B.A., Driscoll, A., Spring, A., & Kerrigan, S. (2001) Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. Boston, MA: Campus Compact.

 

Greene, J.C. (2007). Mixed Methods in Social Inquiry. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

 

*Gronlund, Norman E.  (2004). Writing Instructional Objectives for Teaching and Assessment (7th ed.).  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

 

Hale, Janet A.  (2008). A Guide to Curriculum Mapping; Planning, Implementing, and Sustaining the Process.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. 

 

*Holcomb, Edie L.  (1999). Getting Excited about Data.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

 

Lovitts, Barbara E. (2007) Making the Implicit Explicit. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Madison, Bernard L. (Ed.).  (2006). Assessment of Student Learning in College Mathematics.  Tallahassee, FL: Association for Institutional Research.

 

Palloff, Rena M. & Pratt, Keith.  (2009)  Assessing the Online Learner; Resources and Strategies for Faculty.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Marzano, Robert J. & John S. Kendall.  (2009). Designing & Assessing Educational Objectives; Applying the New Taxonomy.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press. 

 

Marzano, Robert J. & John S. Kendall.  (2007). The New Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (2nd ed.)  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.

 

McEwan, Elaine K. & McEwan, Patrick J.  (2003). Making Sense of Research; What’s Good, What’s Not, and How to Tell the Difference.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.

 

Merriam, S.B. (2009). Qualitative Research: A guide to Design and Implementation. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Ritter, Lois A., & Sue, Valerie M.  (2007). Using Online Surveys in Evaluation.  Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

 

Tobolowsky, Barbara F., Cox, Bradley E., & Wagner, Mary T. (2005). Exploring the Evidence: Reporting Research on First-Year Seminars, Volume III. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina.

 

*Wholey, Joseph S., Hatry, Harry P., Newcomer, Kathryn E.  (2004).  Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

See also Portfolios and Rubrics.

 

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General Education

 

*Allen, Mary J.  (2006). Assessing General Education Programs.  Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

 

Banta, Trudy W.  (2007).  Assessing Student Achievement in General Education.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Carey, S.J., & Peden, W. (Eds.). (2012) Peer Review, Emerging Trends and Key Debates in Undergraduate Education. 13(4)/14(01).

 

Bresciana, Marilee J.  (2007).  Assessing Student Learning in General Education. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

 

Dressel, Paul L. & Mayhew, Lewis B.  (1957). General Education: Explorations in Evaluation.  Washington, DC: American Council on Education.

 

Ferguson, Michael. (2005). Advancing Liberal Education: Assessment Practices on Campus.Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

 

Leskes, A. & Wright, B.D. (2005). The Art & Science of Assessing General Education Outcomes. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Leskes, A. & Miller, R.. (2005). General Education: A Self-Study Guide for Review & Assessment.Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

 

 

Pike, G.R. (Ed.).  (2011). Assessing the Generic Outcomes of College: Selections from Assessment Measures. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Sternberg, Robert J., Penn, Jeremy, & Hawkins, Christie. (2011). Assessing College Student Learning: Evaluating Alternative Models, Using Multiple Methods.  Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

 

 

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Grading and Assessment

 

 *Lewin, Larry & Shoemaker, Betty Jean.  (1998). Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based Assessment Tasks.  Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

 

*Marzano, Robert J.  (2000). Transforming Classroom Grading.  Alexandria, VA:  Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

 

*Mezeske, Richard J. & Mezeske, Barbara A.  (Eds.).  (2007). Beyond Tests and Quizzes:  Creative Assessments in the College Classroom.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Palloff, Rena M. & Pratt, Keith.  (2009)  Assessing the Online Learner; Resources and Strategies for Faculty.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Race, Phil, Brown, Sally, & Smith, Brenda.  (2005). 500 Tips on Assessment (2nd ed.).  New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

 

 *Walvoord, Barbara E. & Anderson, Virginia Johnson. (2010). Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College. (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Witkin, B.R. & Altschuld, J.W. (1995). Planning and Conducting Needs Assessments: A Practical Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

 

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Rubrics

 

*Arter, Judith & McTighe, Jay.  (2001). Scoring Rubrics in the Classroom.  Thousands Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

 

*Quinlan, Audrey M.  (2006). A Complete Guide to Rubrics.  Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

 

*Stevens, Dannelle D. & Levi, Antonia J.  (2005). Introduction to Rubrics.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus Publishing. 

 

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Portfolios

 

*Banta, Trudy W.  (2003). Portfolio Assessment:  Uses, Cases, Scoring and Impact.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Cambridge, Darren, Cambridge, Barbara & Yancey, Kathleen.  (Eds.).  (2009).  Electronic Portfolios 2.0: Emergent Research on Implementation and Impact.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus Publishing.

 

*Cambridge, Darren. (2010). Eportfolios for Lifelong Learning and Assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Hamp-Lyons, L., Condon, W. (2000). Assessing the Portfolio: Principles for Practice, Theory, and Research. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, Inc.

 

Jafari, A. & Kaufman, C. (Eds.) ( 2006) Handbook of Research on ePortfolios. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference

 

Light, T.P., Chen, H.L., & Ittelson, J.C. (2012). Documenting Learning with ePortfolios.San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Johnson, Ruth S., Mims-Cox, J. Sabrina, & Doyle-Nichols, Adelaide.  (2006).  Developing Portfolios in Education.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Reynolds, Nedra & Rice, Rich. (2006). Portfolio Keeping: A Guide for Students (2nd ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's.

 

Reynolds, Nedra & Rice, Rich. (2006). Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors (2nd ed.) Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's.

 

*Stefani, Lorraine, Mason, Robin, & Pegler, Chris.  (2007). The Educational Potential of e-portfolios:  Supporting Personal Development and Reflective Learning. 

New York:  Routledge.

 

*Yancey, Kathleen B. & Weiser, Irwin.  (Eds.).  (1997). Situating Portfolios.  Logan, UT: Utah State University Press.

 

*Zubizarreta, John.  (2004). The Learning Portfolio:  Reflective Practice for Improving Student Learning.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

*Zubizarreta, John.  (2009). The Learning Portfolio:  Reflective Practice for Improving Student Learning. (2nd ed.)  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Academic Impressions Webinar: Best Practices for Using Student, Teacher, and Institutional Portfolios. Session 1: Integrating E-Portfolios into Your Assessment Strategy.

 

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Student Affairs Assessment

 

Bresciani, Marilee J.  (2006). Outcomes-Based Academic and Co-Curricular Program Review.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

*Bresciani, Marilee J., Zelna, Carrie L. & Anderson, James A.  (2004). Assessing Student Learning and Development.  National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

 

*Bresciani, Marilee J., Gardner, M.M., & Hickmott, Jessica (2009). Demonstrating Student Success. Sterling VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

 

Collins, K.M. & Carpenter, D.S. (Eds.) (2012). Learning Is Not A Sprint. Washington, DC: NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

 

 

*Dean, Laura A. (Ed.).  (2006). CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education (6th ed.).  Washington, DC: Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.

 

Keeling, Richard P. (Ed.).  (2004). Learning Reconsidered:  A Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience.  National Association of Student Personnel Administrators & American College Personnel Association.

 

Keeling, Richard P.  (Ed.)  (2006). Learning Reconsidered 2:  A Practical Guide to Implementing a Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience.  American College Personnel Association, et. al. 

 

Keeling, Richard P., Wall, Andrew F., Underhile, Ric, & Dungy, Gwendolyn J.  (2007). Assessment Reconsidered:  Institutional Effectiveness for Student SuccessInternational Center for Student Success and Institutional Accountability.

 

Lewis, Christopher, & Cook, James. (Ed.).  (2007). Student and Academic Affairs Collaboration:  The Divine Comity.  Sterling, VA: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

 

*Schuh, John H., Upcraft, M. Lee, & Associates.  (2001). Assessment Practice in Student Affairs.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Schuh, John H. & Associates. (2009). Assessment Methods for Student Affairs.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Wehlburg, Catherine M.  (2008). Promoting Integrated and Transformative Assessment. San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.  (See Chapter 5.)

 

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Teaching and Learning

 

Academically Adrift: Findings and Lessons for Improvement. Magna Online (Webinar).

 

*Banta, Trudy W.  (2002). Building a Scholarship of Assessment.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

Bean, John C. (2001). Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (2 Copies)

 

Berk, Ronald A.  (2006). Thirteen Strategies to Measure College Teaching.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus Publishing.

 

Biggs, John & Tang, Catherine.  (2007). Teaching for Quality Learning at University (3rd ed.).  New York:  McGraw-Hill.

 

*Cross, K. Patricia & Steadman, Mimi Harris. (1996). Classroom Research: Implementing the Scholarship of Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

*Diamond, Robert M.  (1998). Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 

DiRanna, Kathryn, Osmundson, Ellen, Topps, Jo, Barakos, Lynn, Gearhart, Maryl, Cerwin, Karen Carnahan, Diane &Strang, Lynn.  (2008). Assessment-Centered Teaching; A Reflective Practice. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Corwin Press.

 

Friedman, D.B. (2012). The First-Year Seminar: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Courses to Support Student Learning and Success. Columbia, SC: National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

 

*Fink, L. Dee.  (2003). Creating Significant Learning Experiences.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Hale, Janet A.  (2008). A Guide to Curriculum Mapping; Planning, Implementing, and Sustaining the Process.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

 

*Marzano, Robert J. (2009).  Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives: Classroom Strategies That Work. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Research Laboratory

 

*McKinney, Kathleen.  (2007). Enhancing Learning through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.   San Francisco:   Jossey-Bass.

 

*Mentkowski, Marcia & Associates.  (2000). Learning that Lasts: Integrating Learning, Development, and Performance in College and Beyond.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

 

Musial, Diann, Nieminen, Gayla, Thomas, Jay, & Burke, Kay.  (2008). Foundations of Meaningful Educational Assessment.  New York: McGraw-Hill.

 

*Richlin, Laurie.  (2006). Blueprint for Learning.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus Publishing.

 

Riordan, Tim, & Roth, James. (Eds.).  (2005). Disciplines as Frameworks for Student Learning.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus Publishing. 

 

Savory, Paul, Burnett, Amy N., & Goodburn, Amy.  (2007). Inquiry into the College Classroom.  Bolton, MA:  Anker Publishing.

 

Spurlin, Joni E., Rajala, Sarah A., & Lavelle, Jerome P. (Eds.)  (2008).  Designing Better Engineering Education Through Assessment.  Stering, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 

Steen, Lynn. (Ed.).  (2006). Supporting Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics.  Mathematical Association of America.

 

Wehlburg, Catherine M.  (2006). Meaningful Course Revision.  Bolton, MA:  Anker Publishing.

 

Weimer, Maryellen.  (2006).  Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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