Introductory readings on assessment

Online Articles

Assessment that Matters; Creating Authentic Academic Cultures of Evidence by Peter T. Ewell (2004) 


Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) Recommendations

Opportunities for Improvement: Advice from Consultant-Evaluators on Programs to Assess Student Learning by Cecilia L. López (March 1996) 

Assessing Student Learning: Using the Commission's Level's of Implementation by Cecilia L. López (April 2000)



Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education, Views and Perspectives. 2004. Edited by Peter Hernon and Robert E. Dugan. Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited.

Learner-Centered Assessment on College Campuses, 2000. Mary E. Huba and Jann E. Freed. Maryland: Allyn and Bacon.

Assessment Essentials - Planning, Implementing, and Improving Assessment in Higher Education. 1999. By Catherine A. Paloma and Trudy W. Banta. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

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

Making a Difference: Outcomes of a Decade of Assessment in Higher Education. 1993. By Trudy W. Banta & Associates. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. 2 nd Ed. 1993. By Thomas Angelo and K. Patricia Cross. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass