Assessment Best Practices

Units are encouraged to read others' assessment plans and measurements to help with brainstorming ideas or to assist them in writing their own reports. Examples of best practices are listed below. Some are taken from UD, and some are from outside UD. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list. You can search for other examples among the list of UD unit assessment plans or other resources.

Unit assessment plans at the University of Dayton

Chemistry
Computer Science
English
Geology
Visual Arts
School of Business Administration

Measurements at the University of Dayton

Direct: evaluating student writing samples using rubrics
English department: 2011
Political Science department: 2011
University Libraries: 2011

Direct: pretest-posttest comparisons
Biology department: 2011

Indirect: student surveys
English department: 2011
Political Science department: 2011

Making changes based on assessment results at the University of Dayton

Biology department: 2011
English department: 2011
University Libraries: 2011


Examples Outside UD

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Loyola Marymount University
University of Idaho
Penn State
Skidmore College
Kansas State University
University of Michigan
University of Nebraska Kearney
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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