Assessment Resources

This page contains links to resources to aid in assessment of Student Learning Outcomes at the post secondary level.

Blooms Taxonomy pyramid revised
Bloom's Taxonomy (revised)

Bloom's Taxonomy

Action Words for Bloom's Taxonomy (PDF)

Assessment of Student Learning:
Introduction to Bloom's Taxonomy

Writing Higher Order Multiple Choice Questions, Elluminate Session, Claudia Stanny (02/28/2013). Academic Technology Center, Elluminate Archives.  (This link will launch a Blackboard Collaborate session)

Strategies for Writing Effective Questions for Objective Exams (pdf), Claudia Stanny

Writing and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes

Writing Student Learning Outcomes for Course Syllabi

All Chairs Workshop on the Assessment of Student Learning‌ (PDF) 
Presentation at All Chairs Meeting, November 16, 2007

CCR Submission Workshop PowerPoint Presentation: Preparing and Reviewing CCRs 
Current CCR Workshop Handout ‌ (6 slides per page) (PDF)
Current CCR Workshop Slides ‌ (1 slide per page) (PDF)

Curriculum Maps Guidelines

Curriculum Maps Guidelines

Handouts from Writing Student Learning Outcomes-Certificate Programs Workshop

Handbooks and Guidelines for Assessment

ABET Assessment Planning - Worldwide leader in assuring quality and innovation in applied science, computer engineering, and engineering technology education.

UWF Assessment Tip Sheets - UWF Tips on Assessment

Ball State Online Handbook for Assessment

Comprehensive List of Online Assessment Resources in Higher Education - "Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment" (List of over 1,600 assessment-related links, developed by Ephraim Schechter, Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment)

Guidebook for Programmatic Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes, (PDF) University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Western Washington University Tools and Techniques for Program Improvement (PDF) Program Assessment Handbook

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Guidebook for Programmatic Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes (PDF)

Professional Organizations for Assessment

AACSB, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business Assessment Resources, Accrediting Agency

AALHE, Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education

Association of American College and Universities Assessment Resources

Links to Student Learning Assessment Resources, Western Washington University

Virginia Assessment Group

Assessment Resources for Specific Academic Disciplines

Engineering Assessment: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

History Assessment: HA Criteria for Standards in History / Social Studies / Social Sciences

Philosophy Assessment: APA Statement on the Role of Philosophy Programs in Higher Education see # 6. Measures of Programmatic Success

Political Science Assessment: PSA Assessment in Political Science

Psychology Assessment:  The Assessment CyberGuide for Learning Goals and Outcomes (PDF)- American Psychological Association

Religious Studies Assessment:  AAR The Religion Major and Liberal Education - A White Paper

STEM Assessment: Assessments - (PDF) Dr. Anton E. Lawson, Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences (Includes program-level assessment instruments for biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and general science, with an evaluation of scientific reasoning.

Theatre Assessment: ATHE Outcomes Assessment Guidelines for Theatre Programs in Higher Education (PDF)

Updated: 07/15/14  tjf