Resources and References

Useful Resources Online

Ball State University, Assessment Workbook.

California Statement University, Stanislaus, Assessment Workbook. See also more current resources from CSU Stanislaus’ Assessment of Student Learning site.

University of Delaware, UD Assessment Manual. Accessed 2016-08-14.

A Few Additional References

The entries in this reference list started with resources mentioned in the pages of this site. Other material has been added, and more will appear here as available.

Astin, A. W., T. W. Banta, K. P. Cross, E. El-Khawas, P. T. Ewell, and P. Hutchings, et al. (1992). Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning. American Association for Higher Education. [See AAHE Principles of Good Practice for an updated discussion of the list. Accessed 2016-08-14.]

Keeling, Richard P., ed. (2006). Learning Reconsidered 2: A Practical Guide to Implementing a Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience. [Available online at Accessed 2016-08-14.]

Keeling and Associates, Inc. (January 2003). Developing Learning Outcomes that Work. Atlanta, GA.

Northern Arizona University. (2006). The path to achievement and excellence in assessing student learning at NAU: A guide for faculty, sharing our best practices, 2007-2008. [Apparently no longer available online. See the web site of the NAU Office of Curriculum, Learning Design, and Academic Assessment at]

Suskie, Linda. (2004). Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

——— (2009). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Walvoord, Barbara E., and Virginia Johnson Anderson. (1998). Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. [A second edition was published in 2009.]