These resources run the gamut, including explanations of the what, why, and how of assessment as well as concrete examples of program and course assessment plans and tools.
ABET Website for Assessment Planning - http://www.abet.org/assessment.shtml
American Psychological Association - The Assessment CyberGuide for Learning Goals and Outcomes
Ball State University - Assessment workbook - http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/effectiveness/assessmentresources/workbook
Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation - http://ericae.net
Kansas State University - Office of Assessment - http://www.k-state.edu/assessment
Kent State University Academic Assessment Process – Learning Assessment Homepage
North Carolina State University - Internet resources for higher education outcomes assessment - http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/assmt/resource.htm
Practical assessment, research and evaluation (electronic journal) - http://pareonline.net/Home.htm
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville - http://www.siue.edu/innovation/assessment
Southeastern Missouri State University - The busy chairperson’s guide to assessment - http://www.semo.edu/provost/univ_assessment/chairpersons-guide-to-assessment.html
Stassen, Martha, Kathryn Doherty, and Mya Poe (2001). Program-based Review and Assessment: Tools and Techniques for Program Improvement. Office of Academic Planning and Assessment (OAPA), University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Retrieved from http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa/publications/online_handbooks/program_based.pdf
Stassen, Martha, Kathryn Doherty, and Mya Poe (2001). Course-based Review and Assessment: Methods for Understanding Student Learning. Office of Academic Planning and Assessment (OAPA), University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Retrieved from
Texas A&M International University - Examples of assessment reports - http://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/iep/assessment.shtml
Truman State University Assessment page - http://assessment.truman.edu
University of Massachusetts - Amherst Office of Academic Planning and Assessment - http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa
University of Minnesota Duluth Topical Bibliography - Assessment resources and readings
University of West Florida page on assessment and student learning outcomes - http://uwf.edu/offices/cutla/services-for/assessment
Western Carolina University- program assessment template examples - http://www.wcu.edu/about-wcu/leadership/office-of-the-provost/oipe/assessment/program-assessment
General Portfolio Resources
Helen Barrett’s Electronic Portfolio Site
Rebecca Moore Howard’s Syracuse University Portfolio Bibliography
Selected Print Resources
Angelo, T.A., & Cross, P.K. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques (2nd Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Banta, T.W. (Ed.). (2003). Portfolio assessment: Uses, cases, scoring, and impact. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Banta, T.W. and associates (1996). Making a difference: Outcomes of a decade of assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Banta, T.W., Lund, J.P., Black, K.E., & Oblander, F.W. (1996). Assessment in practice: Putting principles to work on college campuses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Chickering, W. & Gamson, Z.F. (1987). “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.” AAHE Bulletin, 39:3-7.
Edgerton, R., Hutchings, P., & Quinlan, K. (1991). The teaching portfolio: Capturing the scholarship in teaching. Washington, DC: American Association of Higher Education.
Gray, P.J., & Banta, T.W. (Eds.). (1997). The campus-level impact of assessment: Progress, problems, and possibilities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Huba, M., & Freed, J. (2000). Learner-centered assessment on college campuses: Shifting the focus from teaching to learning. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Hutchings, P. (Ed.). (1998). The course portfolio: How faculty can examine their teaching to advance practice and improve student learning. Washington, DC: American Association of Higher Education.
Peat, B., & Moriarty, L.J. (2009). Assessing Criminal Justice/Criminology Education: A Resource Handbook for Educators and Administrators. Durham: Carolina Academic Press.
Walvoord, B.E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Zubizarreta, J. (2004). The learning portfolio: Reflective practice for improving student learning. Bolton, MA: Anker.