Cleveland State University

Office of Student Learning Assessment

Selected Assessment Web Site Links by Topic

What is Assessment? Definitions
American Association of Higher Education (AAHE)
http://www.aahe.org/assessment/assess_faq.htm#define
http://www.aahe.org/assessment/assess_faq.htm#Other Definitions

Philosophy and Principles of Assessment
Minnesota State University Moorhead
http://www.moorhead.msus.edu/assess/pl03.htm
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Assessment Web Site
http://www.siue.edu/~deder/assess/index.html

Guidelines to Assessment
General
— For a wide variety of assessment information including the senior assignment
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
http://www.siue.edu/~deder/assess
Suggestions
— Assessment for People Who Don't Have Enough Time to Do Assessment
Concordia College
http://www.cord.edu/dept/assessment/Wkshp99_00Time.htm

Busy Chairperson's Guide to Assessment
Southeast Missouri State University
http://www2.semo.edu/provost/aspnhtm/busy.htm Three questions as the basis of assessment by President Manuel Esteban

    1. What does it mean to be a major in Psychology (for example), and what should a Psychology major know?
    2. To what learning processes (i.e., courses, internships, practicums, etc.) should the student be exposed to learn those things?
    3. How will you assess whether or not the student has learned those things?
      University of California, Chico (CSU, Chico)
      http://www.csuchico.edu/bss/plan.html

Means of assessment
University of Indiana - Perdue University Indianapolis
http://www.iupui.edu/it/stratdir/tf4stule.html

Essential elements and characteristics of a good assessment plan
University of South Florida
http://acad.usf.edu/programs/outcomesassessment.html

Six steps to developing a departmental assessment plan
University of Wisconsin - Madison
http://www.wisc.edu/provost/assess/manual.html
http://www.wisc.edu/provost/assess/manual/manual1.html#approa

Principles
Fair Assessment Practices - Seven Steps to Fair Assessment by Linda Suskie
American Association of Higher Education (AAHE)
http://www.aahe.org/Bulletin/may2.htm

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning
American Association of Higher Education (AAHE)
http://www.aahe.org/principl.htm

Methods and Techniques
Examples of techniques and activities that can be used to collect evidence of student learning.

Montana State University - Boseman
http://www.montana.edu/aircj/assess/Techniques.html

Oklahoma State University (OSU)
http://www.okstate.edu/assess/assessment_at_osu/methods.htm

Other
The use of technology
The TLT Group: Teaching, Learning, and Technology
http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/visions/improving_outcomes.html
http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/visions/Outcomes.html

Tools of Assessment
Tools used for Outcomes Assessment
Andrews University
http://www.andrews.edu/assessment/assess_at_andrews.htm
Portfolios
Indiana University - Perdue University Indianapolis
http://www.iupui.edu/it/stratdir/tf4stule.html See Appendix B on their site.

Assessment Links
The California State University, Bakersfield
http://www.csubak.edu/TLC/outcome.html

North Central Association http://www.ncacihe.org

  1. Levels of Implementation
    http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org./resources/assessment/02-Adndm-Levels.pdf
  2. NCA Assessment Resources
    http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/resources/assessment/index.html
  3. Addendum to the Handbook of Accreditation, Second Edition, March 2001, pp 15 - 27 http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/resources/HandAddendMarch2001.pdf
engaged learning
Mailing Address
Office of Student Learning Assessment
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, AC225
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Parker Hannifin Admin. Center 225
2300 Euclid Avenue

Phone: 216.875.9712
Contact
Marius Boboc, Director
216.875.9712
m.boboc@csuohio.edu


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