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Additional SLA Resources

Friday, November 24, 2017

For those instructors who wish to know more about Student Learning Assessment, the titles listed below have served to craft the SLA vision for University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College. All titles are available through the UA - PTC Ottenheimer Library.

For Beginners in the SLA Process:

  • Angelo, T. A., & Cross, P. K. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers, 2nd ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
  • Banta, T. W. & Palomba, C. A. (2014). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, and improving assessment in higher education. Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education.
  • Schuh, J. H. & associates. (2009). Assessment methods for student affairs. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Schuh, J. H., Biddix, J. P., Dean, L. D., Kinzie, J. (2016). Assessment in student affairs. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Stevens, D. D. & Levi, A. J. (2013). Introduction to rubrics, 2nd edition. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
  • Suskie, L. (2009). Assessing student learning: A common-sense guide, 2nd edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Walvoord, B. E. (2010) Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. 2nd edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

For More Advanced Individuals in the SLA Process:

  • Allen, M.J. (2006). Assessing General Education Programs. Bolton, MA: Anker.
  • Anderson, R. S., & Speck, B. W. (Eds.). (1998). Changing the way we grade student performance: Classroom assessment and the new learning paradigm. New Directions in Teaching and Learning, 74, Summer. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Bresciani, M. J. (2006). Outcomes-based academic and co-curricular program review. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
  • Bresciani, M. J., Gardner, M. M., Hickmott, J., Editors. (2009). Case studies for implementing assessment in student affairs. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives – The classification of educational goals, Handbook 1: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company Inc.
  • Goldman, G. K. & Zakel, L. E. (2009). Clarification of assessment and evaluation assessment Update, v21, n3, p8-9 May-June. Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass, Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Henning, G. W. & Roberts, D. (2016). Student Affairs Assessment: Theory to practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
  • Huba, M. E., & Freed, J. E. (2000). Learner-centered assessment on college campuses. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Kuh, G. D., Ikenberry, S. O. (2015). Using evidence of student learning to improve higher education. Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass.
  • Palomba, C. A. & Banta, T. W. (1999). Assessment essentials: Planning implementing, and improving assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Ratcliff, J. L. (Ed.). (1992). Assessment and curriculum reform. New Directions for Higher Education No. 80. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Walvoord, B. E., & Anderson, V. J. (1998). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Yousey-Elsener, K., Bentrim, E. M., & Henning, G. W. (2015). Coordinating student affairs divisional assessment: A practical guide. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.