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Assessing student learning : a common sense guide

Author: Linda A Suskie; Trudy W Banta
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
The first edition of Assessing Student Learning has become the standard reference for college faculty and administrators who are charged with the task of assessing student learning within their institutions. The second edition of this landmark book offers the same practical guidance and is designed to meet ever-increasing demands for improvement and accountability. This edition includes expanded coverage of vital  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Suskie, Linda.
Assessing Student Learning : A Common Sense Guide.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda A Suskie; Trudy W Banta
ISBN: 9780470936801 0470936800 9780470936818 0470936819
OCLC Number: 670411061
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 342 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: What is assessment? --
How can student learning be assessed? --
What is good assessment? --
Why are you assessing student learning? --
The keys to a culture of assessment: tangible value and respect --
Supporting assessment efforts with time, infrastructure, and resources --
Organizing an assessment process --
Developing learning goals --
Using a scoring guide or rubric to plan and evaluate an assignment --
Creating an effective assignment --
Writing a traditional test --
Assessing attitudes, values, dispositions, and habits of mind --
Assembling assessment information into portfolios --
Selecting a published test or survey --
Setting benchmarks or standards --
Summarizing and analyzing assessment results --
Sharing assessment results with internal and external audiences --
Using assessment results effectively and appropriately --
Keeping the momentum going.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Linda Suskie ; foreword by Trudy W. Banta.


Since the first edition of this book was written, the world of assessment in higher education has changed. This very practical resource, provides guidance for all aspects of student learning  Read more...
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