Resources

Following are links to some how-to documents from a variety of sources.  This is by no means an exhaustive list.  It is meant to be used as a starting point.

Professional associations/organizations specializing in student learning assessment

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)
New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (University of Illinois and Indiana University)

National assessment conferences

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)
Assessment Institute at Indiana Univ-Purdue Univ Indianapolis
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Texas A&M University
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
ABET (assessment workshops in conjunction with symposium)
North Central Association Higher Learning Commission
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)

 

Assessment resource rooms of various professional associations & schools

ABET
American Political Science Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities
National Communication Association
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

NC State University
Sinclair Community College
State University of New York
University of South Carolina

 

Nationally-used assessment instruments 

Direct measures of general education skills:
ACT WorkKeys Tests
College Basic Academic Subjects Examination (CBASE)
Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP)
Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA)
Critical Thinking Assessment Test (CAT)
 
Direct measures of field-specific skills:
Area Concentration Achievement Tests (ACAT)
ETS Major Field Tests

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