Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good Practice / Edition 1

Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good Practice / Edition 1

by Trudy W. Banta, Elizabeth A. Jones, Karen E. Black
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470393343

ISBN-13: 9780470393345

Pub. Date: 07/14/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Fifteen years ago Trudy Banta and her colleagues surveyed the national landscape for the campus examples that were published in the classic work Assessment in Practice. Since then, significant advances have occurred, including the use of technology to organize and manage the assessment process and increased reliance on assessment findings to make key

Overview

Fifteen years ago Trudy Banta and her colleagues surveyed the national landscape for the campus examples that were published in the classic work Assessment in Practice. Since then, significant advances have occurred, including the use of technology to organize and manage the assessment process and increased reliance on assessment findings to make key decisions aimed at enhancing student learning. Trudy Banta, Elizabeth Jones, and Karen Black offer 49 detailed current examples of good practice in planning, implementing, and sustaining assessment that are practical and ready to apply in new settings. This important resource can help educators put in place an effective process for determining what works and which improvements will have the most impact in improving curriculum, methods of instruction, and student services on college and university campuses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470393345
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/14/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,235,950
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

PART ONE: PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE IN OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT.

1 Planning Effective Assessment.

2 Implementing Effective Assessment.

3 Improving and Sustaining Effective Assessment.

PART TWO: PROFILES OF GOOD PRACTICE IN OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT.

4 Good Practice in Implementing Assessment Planning.

5 General Education Profiles.

6 Undergraduate Academic Majors Profiles.

7 Faculty and Staff Development Profiles.

8 Use of Technology Profiles.

9 Program Review Profiles.

10 First-Year Experiences, Civic Engagement Opportunities, and International Learning Experiences Profiles.

11 Student Affairs Profiles.

12 Community Colleges Profiles.

13 Graduate Programs Profiles.

14 Good Practice in Improving and Sustaining Assessment.

RESOURCES.

A Institutional Profiles by Institution.

B Institutional Profiles by Category.

C Profiled Institutions by Carnegie Classification.

D Contributors of Profiles Included in Their Entirety.

References.

Index.

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