Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
The Association's primary purpose is to support members in the process of collecting, analyzing, and converting data into information that supports decision-making in higher education. (From website)
National Institute for Learning Outcomes and Assessment (NILOA)
NILOA’s primary objective is to discover and disseminate ways that academic programs and institutions can productively use assessment data internally to inform and strengthen undergraduate education, and externally to communicate with policy makers, families and other stakeholders. (From website)
North East Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR)
NEAIR's mission is to promote institutional effectiveness in postsecondary education through excellence in the field of institutional research. A professional development network which promotes best practice and ensuring integrity in institutional research. (Adapted from website)
Assessment Network New York (ANNY)
ANNY's primary objective is to create a state-wide network to stimulate dialogue and the exchange of ideas related to assessment across institutions and to provide support and resources to those committed to meaningful assessment of student learning and institutional effectiveness. (From website)
Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)
AALHE is a professional association for assessment practitioners at colleges, universities and higher education support organizations. It provides resources and a forum to support assessment practitioners' professional development and the open discussion of issues, strategies, policies and processes associated with the use of assessment to improve student learning and institutional effectiveness in fostering student success. (Mission statement from website)
The Teagle Foundation
Explore the Teagle Foundation web site to see their currently funded assessment projects and bibliography of important assessment resources.
Office of Institutional Assessment (George Mason University)
George Mason University's assessment website compiles helpful information from several institutions. The Resources page has navigation on the left which will allow you to view assessment activities at George Mason as well as at other public universities in Virginia.
Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment (NC State University)
Comprehensive page with links to General Resources, Assessment "Handbooks," Assessment of Specific Skills or Content, Individual Institution Assessment Pages, Accrediting Bodies, and Student Assessment of Courses & Faculty.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Under Publications follow the link for Guidelines for Institutional Improvement to access the Middle States publications related to assessment, including Assessment Plans: Best Practices.
Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS)
The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) promotes intra-campus collaboration and reflects good practices agreed upon by the profession-at-large through the CAS Standards. (from website)
Student Leader Learning Outcomes (Texas A&M University)
The Student Leader Learning Outcomes (SLLO) Project provides universal methods and tools for staff throughout Texas A&M University to use with student leaders in student organizations, programs, or activities to help in the assessment and documentation of enhanced learning in relation to the students’ leadership experiences. The project is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) and has broad participation of organization advisors and others who work closely with students. (from website)
Resources for Faculty and Staff
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.
Assess Teaching & Learning: Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation (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 of Co-Curricular Learning
This workshop was presented in January 2017 by Rachel Carpenter, Shari Crandall and Alerie Tirsch.
- Workshop Powerpoint (PDF)
- Handout 1: Blooms Taxonomy (PDF)
- Handout 2: Blooms Taxonomy of Measurable Verbs (PDF)
- Handout 3: Campus Labs Writing Learning Outcomes (PDF)
- Handout 4: Direct vs Indirect Quiz (DOCX)
Assessment Workshop with Michael Sachs (June 2017)
- Exercise One: Direct vs Indirect (PDF)
- Pre and Post Test sample (PDF)
- Blooms Taxonomy Illustration (PDF)
- Exercise Two: Developing Student Learning Outcomes (PDF)
- Exercise Three: Creating a Rubric (PDF)
- Exercise Four: Linking Programs to Student Learning Outcomes (PDF)
- Student Learning Outcomes worksheet (PDF)
- Assessment Strategies (PDF)
School Assessment Directors
College of Health Professions
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Lubin School of Business
Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
School of Education