Nationally Standardized Instruments

Nationally Standardized Instruments A Culture of Evidence: Critical Features of Assessments for Postsecondary Student Learning, from ETS (pdf file). Information about (some) instruments for general education skills, major-field assessment, student engagement, and “soft” (noncognitive) skills. Includes both ETS and other providers’ instruments. Inventory of Higher Education Assessment Instruments, from the National Center for Postsecondary Improvement […]

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New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability

New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability The Alliance’s activities were suspended in summer 2013. The documents Committing to Quality: Guidelines for Assessment and Accountability and Assuring Quality: An Institutional Self-Assessment Tool for Excellent Practice in Student Learning Outcomes Assessment are available from CHEA (pdf files).

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Online Discussion

Online Discussion Blogs about assessment This is just a list. It’s not exhaustive and it doesn’t imply a recommendation or evaluation. Some of these blogs are updated regularly, some haven’t had new posts for a while. Topic-specific blogs for AALHE members. The Assessment Forum from Ann Boudinot-Amin at the American University in Cairo. Assessing Student […]

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Portfolio Assessment

Portfolio Assessment An extensive list of links to information about alternative assessment and electronic portfolios, from Helen Barrett at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. (Last updated in 2009. Some links are still good, some aren’t.) In the ASSESS discussion-list archive, see the April 2014 thread Best Resources RE: Pros/Cons of Large Scale Eportfolio Implementation, initiated by […]

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