Assessment Resources

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National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
From the NILOA Mission: “Established in 2008, the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) assists institutions and others in discovering and adopting promising practices in the assessment of college student learning outcomes.” Check out the loads of resources, starting with the website’s resources library at the link above.

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
The AALHE mission statement: “Our mission is to develop and support a community of educators and inform assessment practices in higher education to foster and improve student learning and institutional quality.” AALHE’s website has lots of resources and avenues for connecting with other professionals interested in improving student learning.

Annual Report
See Program Review page.

Curriculum Maps
Undergraduate Program Curriculum Map
Graduate Program Curriculum Map

Writing Student Learning Outcomes
Here is an excellent how-to guide from the University of Rhode Island’s Office of Student Learning and Outcomes Assessment: Student Learning Outcomes 101

Here is another very helpful guide from The Florida State University Office of Distance Learning: Writing Learning Outcomes

Here is a set of templates to guide course development and SLO writing: The Learning Organization-Templates and Tools

Action Verbs and Bloom’s Taxonomy for Learning Outcomes
This is a useful resource when developing quality, measurable learning outcomes: Bloom’s Taxonomy & Action Verbs

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning
From the early leaders of assessment development in higher education: 9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning