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Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education (Journal)
Bauer, K.W. and Bennett, J.S. (2003). Alumni perceptions used to assess undergraduate research experience. Journal of Higher Education, 74 (2), 210-230.
Baxter Magolda, M.B. (2002) Helping Students Make Their Way to Adulthood: Good Company for the Journey. About Campus, 6 (6), 2-9. Adapted from M. B. Baxter Magolda, (2001), Making Their Own Way: Narratives for Transforming Higher Education to Promote Self-Development. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Baxter Magolda, M.B. (2001) A Constructivist Revision of the Measure
of Epistemological Reflection. Journal of College Student Development
42 (6), 1-15.
Beyerlein, C. Holmes, and D.K. Apple. Faculty Guidebook: A Comprehensive Tool for Improving Faculty Performance (Pacific Crest, Lisle, IL, 4th Ed, 2007).
Boylan, Myles. UVP Meeting Session: Establishing a Culture of Evidence; Assessment of Improved STEM Literacy: new findings and tools
Breen, R and Lindsay, R (1999). Academic research and student motivation, Studies In Higher Education, 24 (1), 75-93.
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Burnley, P.C., Evans, W. and Jarrett, J.S. (2002). A Comparison of Approaches and Instruments for Evaluation Geological Sciences Reserach Experiences Program. Journal of Geoscience Education, 50 (1), 15-24.
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AZ: Research Corporation.
Greenhoot, Andrea. UVP Meeting Session: Evaluating the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model for Improving Undergraduate Student's Critical Thinking and Writing Skills http://www.reinventioncenter.miami.edu/UVPPowerPoints/Evaluating_the_Cognitive_Apprenticeship_Model_for_Improving_Undergraduate_Students_Critical_Thinking_and_Writing_Skills.pdf
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Report of the VCCS Task Force on Assessing Core Competencies (2002): http://www.vccs.edu/competencies/taskforcereport.pdf
Reynolds, Julie. UVP Meeting Session: DukeTAP Duke University Thesis Assessment Protocol
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Zydney, A., Bennett, J.S., Shahid, A., and Bauer, K. (2002). Faculty Perspectives Regarding the Undergraduate Research Experience in Science and Engineering. Journal of Engineering Education, 19 (3), 291-297.
|Web Sites and Survey Sources|
ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology): http://www.abet.org
The American Physiological Society, Planning an Effective Program Evaluation: http://www.the-aps.org/education/promote/promote.html
Canadian Glacier Inventory Project. http://cgip.wetpaint.com/?t=anon.
Center for Educational Resources Interactive Map software - http://www.cer.jhu.edu/maptool.html
Charles M. Vest, “Why MIT Decided to Give Away All Its Course Materials via the Internet, The Chronicle Review, January 30, 2004: http://chronicle.com/weekly/v50/i21/21b02001.htm
Collegiate Learning Assessment (Council for Aid to Education’s website): http://www.cae.org/content/pro_collegiate.htm.
Data Audit and Analysis Toolkit, sponsored by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) and the Policy Center on the First Year of College: Materials, resources, and guidelines designed to assist institutions in local data source compilation, data assembly, and data analysis procedures: http://www.brevard.edu/fyc/dataaudit/
ERIC Clearinghouse for Assessment and Evaluation: http://ericae.net/
Electronic portfolio, The University of British Colombia’s: Web site with“how-to” information and current e-portfolio projects, events, and resources. https://www.elearning.ubc.ca/home/index.cfm
First-Year Assessment Listserv (FYA-list) http://listserv.sc.edu/archives/fya-list.html sponsored by the University of South Carolina's National Resource Center on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
First-Year Experience Assessment Resources compiled by the University of South Carolina’s National Resource Center on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition are at http://www.sc.edu/fye/resources/assessment/index.html
Free Assessment Summary Tool (FAST): An anonymous online survey tool that automatically summarizes students’ impressions of a course and/or teacher and supplies the data directly to the teacher. http://www.getfast.ca/
Georgia State University offers a forum for sharing comments, ideas, news, links and information about e-portfolios: http://anvil.gsu.edu/eportfolio/
Hal Abelson, “The Creation of OpenCourseWare at MIT”, pre-print available at http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/37585.
The History of African Americans at Hopkins - http://www.library.jhu.edu/about/spotlight/africanamericans.
Learn how to create your own electronic portfolio at http://electronicportfolios.com/portfolios/howto/index.html
MIT OpenCourseWare: http://ocw.mit.edu. This is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
The MIT OCW Evaluation Report and Statistics: http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/about/stats/index.htm.
North Carolina State University, Assessing General Education:
OpenCourseWare Consortium: http://www.ocwconsortium.org. The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model. The OCW Consortium web site has many materials that have proven useful in getting OCW projects off the ground at a variety of institutions.
PEARL Project. http://www.unl.edu/ous/pearl/pearl.shtml
The POGIL National Dissemination Project: http://new.pogil.org/info/introduction.php.
Regis University, Portfolio Project: Web site that lists several e-Portfolio commercial software options and examples of universities using the programs as well as descriptions and prices of the software. http://academic.regis.edu/LAAP/eportfolio/software.htm
Stony Brook University Chemistry Department http://www.chem.stonybrook.edu/.
Supercourse: Epidemiology, the Internet, and Global Health: a global repository of lectures on public health and prevention targeting educators across the world: http://www.bibalex.org/SuperCourse/Index.htm.
The UCARE Program. www.unl.edu/ucare
Timeline Creator Freeware - http://timeline.cer.jhu.edu/.
University of California at Irvine, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program: http://www.urop.uci.edu
University of California, Berkeley, Leadership Development Program (LDP), E-Portfolio report is available at http://bearlink.berkeley.edu/ePortfolio/index.html
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
University of Michigan, Integrating Research and Undergraduate Learning, http://www.undergraduate.research.umich.edu/homeassessment.html
American College Testing Program (ACT): http://www.act.org/ess/postsec.html
Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the University of Oklahoma: http://www.ou.edu/csrde/index.html
Educational Testing Service (ETS): http://www.ets.org
National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC) Sourcebook on Assessment: http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2000195
National Survey of Postsecondary Faculty: http://www.nces.ed.gov/surveys/nsopf/
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE): http://www.indiana.edu/~nsse/
University of California at Los Angeles, Higher Education Research Institute
|Exemplary Programs and Practices|
E-portfolio Project, Bowling Green State University used by the Rhetoric program as part of its assessment effort. http://www.bgsu.edy/departments/english/Portfolio/portfolio.html
Student Achievement in General Education: Assessment Update Collections
California Critical Thinking
Skills Test (CCTST):
College Student Experiences Questionnaire (CSEQ): http://www.indiana.edu/~cseq/
Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP): http://www.act.org/caap/
Teaching Goals Inventory: Designed to help teachers establish teaching goals in individual courses and assess how well they are achieving them. http://www.uiowa.edu/~centeach/tgi/background.html
Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal: http://www.psychcorpcenter.com/content/wgcts.htm
Upcoming conferences sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition:
Past Events :
Summer Institute on First-Year Assessment: Aspiring to Excellence
North Carolina State University
The Reinvention Center's conference on Undergraduate Research and
Scholarship and the Mission of the Research University included several
sessions devoted to assessment. Please see the Conference page: http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference/urconfschedule.htm
for summaries of the sessions and links to copies of the presentations.