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Academic Staff Resources
This guide serves as a one-stop place to resources and library services for Faculty and Professional Officers
Assessing Student Learning : A Common Sense by Linda SuskieMany faculty and administrators today struggle with three underlying concepts which will be addressed explicitly and repeatedly throughout the book: (1) assessment is an integral part of the teaching/learning process rather than a stand-alone activity, (2) assessment is all about improving how we help students learn, not an end in itself, and (3) learning activities throughout the institution should be appropriately integrated. This Third Edition focuses on emerging needs and ideas in higher education assessment, including how to assess student learning in specific settings such as the classroom, general education curricula, undergraduate and graduate programs, co-curricular and student development programs, and online programs. Additionally chapters from the previous edition will be updated with new information on rubrics and integrating assessment information for the accreditation process. Since the publication of the Second Edition, many new assessment resources have emerged, including books, models, published instruments, technologies, and research. Assessing Student Learning, Third Edition will include these new tools and resources.
How to Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills in Your Classroom by Susan M. BrookhartEducators know it's important to get students to engage in "higher-order thinking." But what does higher-order thinking actually look like? And how can teachers assess it across the disciplines? Author, consultant, and former classroom teacher Susan M. Brookhart answers these questions and more in this straightforward, practical guide to assessment that can help teachers determine if students are actually displaying the kind of complex thinking that current content standards emphasize. B
Publication Date: 2010
List of resources shared by Dr Natasha Jankowski, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) at the 2018 Faculty Retreat.
NILOA , 2017
This site offers a variety of information about the DQP and Tuning and their value as tools to enhance student learning. It also provides details on how institutions are using these tools.
TEAMMATES is an Online Peer Feedback System for student team projects. It is completely free to use. Get your students to evaluate their performance in team projects, and view reports and summaries of their feedback and evaluations. Results can also be exported out in EXCEL.