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Assessing student learning : a common sense guide

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series, Jossey-Bass, Volume 2nd, San Francisco, CA, p.342 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2336 .S87 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8571626

Keywords:

College students--Rating of, Educational tests and measurements

Abstract:

Contents: What is assessment? -- How can student learning be assessed? -- What is good assessment? -- Why are you assessing student learning? -- The keys to a culture of assessment: tangible value and respect -- Supporting assessment efforts with time, infrastructure, and resources -- Organizing an assessment process -- Developing learning goals -- Using a scoring guide or rubric to plan and evaluate an assignment -- Creating an effective assignment -- Writing a traditional test -- Assessing attitudes, values, dispositions, and habits of mind -- Assembling assessment information into portfolios -- Selecting a published test or survey -- Setting benchmarks or standards -- Summarizing and analyzing assessment results -- Sharing assessment results with internal and external audiences -- Using assessment results effectively and appropriately -- Keeping the momentum going.