Assessment Resources for Faculty

Resources for Faculty

General Resources

Sample Plans
This comprehensive list of department and program assessment plans was compiled by the OPAIR staff and provides active links to the documents.

Assessment Workbook (Ball State University)
From the Foreword: "This workbook is designed to facilitate the many assessment activities which are discipline-specific and carried out by departments and colleges" within the University.  

Classroom Assessment Techniques (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
This site provides practical examples of Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs), many from Classroom Assessment Techniques, T.A. Angelo and K.P. Cross, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993. Examples include explanations of how and why each would be used in the classroom setting. From the web site: "Classroom Assessment is a simple method faculty can use to collect feedback, early and often, on how well their students are learning what they are being taught."

Assess Teaching & Learning: Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovention (Carnegie Mellon)
This site provides a treasure trove of assessment material, including suggestions for ongoing assessment of teaching, assessing student learning, assessing course progress and online assessment.

Assessment Handbooks (list compiled by NC State)
Links to handbooks from a variety of institutions, focusing on program level assessment and student learning outcomes assessment.

Relevant Accrediting Bodies

AACSB: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

American Psychological Association (APA)

CAC/ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

CCNE: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Middle States Commission on Higher Education 

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education