Resources

Assessment Management System

Penn State uses Nuventive Improve for its Assessment Management System (AMS). The AMS is an online tool that supports University-wide learning outcomes assessment, strategic planning, and Middle States accreditation.

Training Resources

Events

Learning Outcomes Assessment Forum

A review of the assessment reporting process and results from 2016/2017 academic year. PowerPoint presentation

Recommended Publications

Gronlund, N.E. & Brookhart, S. (2009). Gronlund’s writing instructional objectives, 8th Edition. New York, New York: Pearson

Lovitts, B.E. & Wert, E.L. (2009). Developing quality dissertations in the humanities: A graduate student’s guide to achieving excellence. Sterling, Virginia: Stylus

Lovitts, B.E. & Wert, E.L. (2009). Developing quality dissertations in the sciences: A graduate student’s guide to achieving excellence. Sterling, Virginia: Stylus

Lovitts, B.E. & Wert, E.L. (2009). Developing quality dissertations in the social sciences: A graduate student’s guide to achieving excellence. Sterling, Virginia: Stylus

Suskie, L. (2009). Assessing student learning: A commonsense guide, 2nd Edition. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass

Linda Suskie, internationally recognized consultant, speaker, writer and workshop facilitator on higher education and accreditation topics. http://www.lindasuskie.com/apps/blog/

Walvoord, B.E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass

Walvoord, B.E. & Anderson, V.J. (1998). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment in college. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass

Wiggins, G. & McTighe (2005). Understanding by design, 2nd Edition. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.