Office of Academic Assessment

 

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20 Reasons

For Doing

Assessment

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Thinking About Assessment

 

This page provides links to resources for thinking about purposes for doing assessment and to some guidelines for thinking about assessment as a whole.

 

 

Some General Guidelines

 

Principles for Student Outcomes Assessment at UNI

 

Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning

 

What is "Good" Assessment? A Variety of Perspectives

 

Avoiding Assessment Pitfalls

 

Committing to Quality: Guidelines for Assessment and Accountability

 

 

Some Thoughts from Assessment Experts

 

Assessment as Systematic and Systemic Inquiry (Maki)

The Scholarly Questions of Assessment (Walwoord)

Effective Assessment Planning (Banta)

Characteristics of a Good Assessment  Program (Palomba/Banta)

 

 

Policies and Statements from the Higher Learning Commission

 

Student Learning, Assessment and Accreditation

Reaccreditation & Expectations for Assessment of Student Learning

 

 

Resources in the Assessment Office Library

(Click on book titles and you'll see the table of contents for each book!)

 

Assessment Library Homepage

Assessment Library Books by Topic

 

 

IRB and Assessment

 

Does My Project Need IRB Review? (For specific questions about IRB and assessment projects, contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.)

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