Assessment Library

The following publications are available for checkout through the Office of Assessment.  To request an item, contact the Office of Assessment at assessment@ksu.edu or (785) 532-5712. Websites to see additional information about each item can be found by clicking on the cover image of the book.  

AAC&U Publications
   

Ensuring Quality

Ensuring Quality & Taking High-Impact Practices to Scale

By: Kuh & O'Donnell

More Reasons for Hope 

 More Reasons to Hope: Diversity Matters in Higher Ed.

By: AAC&U

Five High-Impact Practices

 Five High-Impact Practices: Research on Learning Outcomes, Completion, and Quality

By: Brownell & Swaner

assessing college student learning

Assessing College Student Learning: Evaluating Alternative Models , Using Multiple Methods

By: Hawkins, Penn, & Sternberg

Liberal Education Outcomes

Liberal Education Outcomes: A Preliminary Report on Student Achievement in College

By: AAC&U

Taking responsibility

Taking Responsibility for the Quality of the Baccalaureate Degree

By: AAC&U

Making Progress

Making Progress? What We Know About the Achievement of Liberal Education Outcomes  

By: Ashley Finley

 A Brief History

A Brief History of Student Learning Assessment

By: Richard J. Schavelson

Peer review

Assessing Student Learning: Peer Review Single Issue (Vol.9 No. 2)

By: AAC&U

 

Cycles of Improvement 

Assessment in Cycles of Improvement: Faculty Designs for Essential Learning Outcomes

By: Ross Miller

 

assessment reform agenda

General Education and the Assessment Reform Agenda

By: Peter Ewell

integrative learning

Integrative Learning: Mapping the Terrain

By: Huber and Hutchings

Art and Science of assessing general education outcomes

The Art & Science of Assessing General Education Outcomes: A Practical Guide

By: Leskes and Wright

Diversity and democracy 

Civic Engagement and Student Success: A Resonant Relationship

By: AAC&U

 

 

The Completion Agenda 

Liberal Education: The Completion Agenda

By: AAC&U

 

Community College Student Roadmap 

Developing a Community College Student Roadmap

By: AAC&U

What do employers want 

Liberal Education: What Do Employers Want from College Graduates?

By: AAC&U

Using the VALUE Rubrics

Using the VALUE Rubrics for Improvement of Learning and Authentic Assessment

By: Finley and Rhodes 

lumina degree

The Lumina Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP): Implications for Assessment

By: Peter T. Ewell 

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Assessing Underserved Student' Engagement in High-Impact Practices

By:Finley and McNair

Investing in Success

Investing in Success: Cost Effective Strategies to Increase Student Success

By: Welllman and Brusi

 

    
 
Case Studies, Models, Examples
   

Assessing Student Learning in General Education

Assessing Student Learning in General Education: Good Practice Case Studies

By: Marilee Bresciani

 

Student Success in College

Student Success in College: Creating Conditions that Matter

By: Kinzie, Kuh, Schuh, and Whitt

 

Understanding the role of Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration

Understanding the Role of Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration in Creating a Successful Learning Environment

By: Burack, Hirsch, and Kezar 

Outcomes-Based Academic and Co-Curricular...

Outcomes-Based Academic and Co-Curricular Program Review

By: Marilee Bresciani

 

 redesigning higher education

Redesigning Higher Education: Producing Dramatic Gains in Student Learning

By: Lion. F. Gardiner

Assessment Case Studies

Assessment: Case Studies, Experience, and Practice from Higher Education

By: Schwartz and Webb 

Measuring what matters

Measuring What Matters: Competency-Based Learning Models in Higher Education

By: Richard A. Voorhees 

Measuring Quality

Measuring Quality: Choosing Among Surveys and Other Assessments of College Quality

By: Borden and Owens

Emblems of quality

Emblems of Quality in Higher Education

By: Conrad and Haworth

 

 

 

Assessment Guides
   

Student Assessment as Learning 

Student Assessment-As-Learning at Alverno College

By: Alverno College Faculty

 The Departmental Guide and Record Book

The Departmental Guide and Record Book for Student Outcomes Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

By: Nichols and Nichols

Doctoral education

The Assessment of Doctoral Education

By: Borkowski, Denecke, and Mak

Thinking about teaching and learning

Thinking About Teaching and Learning: Developing Habits of Learning with First Year College and University Students

By; Robert Leamnson

Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula

Designing and Assessing Course Curricula: A Practical Guide

By: Robert M. Diamond

Assessment A-z

Assessments A-Z: A Collection of 50 Questionnaires, Instruments, and Inventories

By: Burn and Payment

A practical Guide to needs assessment

A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment

By: Kavita Gupta

Effective Grading

Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment

By: Anderson and Walvoord 

Assessing for learning

Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution

By: Peggy Maki

Assessment practice in student affairs

Assessment Practice in Student Affairs: An Applications Manual

By: Schuh and Upcraft 

 

Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula 3

Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide (3rd edition)

By: Robert M. Diamond 

 Assessment clear and simple

Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education

By: Barbara Walvoord 

 

The department head's guide to assessment implementation 

The Department Head's Guide to Assessment Implementation in Administrative and Education Support Units

By: Nichols and Nichols 

Rubrics

Introduction to Rubrics

By: Levi and Stevens

 

Assessing Gen Ed Programs 

Assessing General Education Programs

By: Mary Allen 

 
General Assessment Information
   

Benchmarking

Benchmarking in Higher Education: Adapting Best Practices to Improve Quality

By: Jeffery W. Alstete

2011 CHEA Almanac of External... 

2011 CHEA Almanac of External Quality Review

By: CHEA 

 

Learning through assessment

Learning Through Assessment: A Resource Guide for Higher Education

By: University Leadership Council

 Catching Theory Up with Practice

Catching Theory Up with Practice: Conceptual Frameworks for Assessment

By: Astin, Ewell, Mentkowski, and Moran

Assessment Update-The first 10 years 

Assessment Update: The First 10 Years

By:  Banta, Ewell, Gray, Pike, and Seybert

Proclaiming and Sustaining Excellence

Proclaiming and Sustaining Excellence: Assessment as a Faculty Role

By: Schilling and Schilling 

First things First

First Things First

By: Stephen Covey

 

Learner Centered Assessment

Learner-Centered Assessment on College Campuses: Shifting the Focus from Teaching to Learning 

By: Freed and Huba

classroom assessment 

Student-Centered Classroom Assessment (second edition)

By: Richard J. Stiggins

 
 
Miscellaneous
   

The Course Portfolio

The Course Portfolio: How Faculty can Examine Their Teaching to Advance Practice and Improve Student Learning

By: Pat Hutchings 

 Electronic Portfolios

Electronic Portfolios: Emerging Practices in Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning

By: Barbara Cambridge

 Creating Learning-Centered Courses

Creating Learning-Centered Courses for the World Wide Web

By: CHEA 

 Art and Science of Classroom Assessment

The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment 

By: Susan M. Brookhart

 The Neglected R 

The Neglected R: The Need for a Writing Revolution

By: The National Commission on Writing