Assessment Clear and Simple : A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/12/2010
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Assessment Clear and Simple provides a concise, step-by-step guide for the assessment process. This practical book provides cost-efficient and useful tools that fulfill the requirements of accreditation agencies, legislatures, review boards, and etc. to ensure a simple, successful assessment. With an easy-to-read manner, this toolkit explores the areas of planning, budgeting, and the changes in the curriculum, pedagogy, and programming. This modified edition includes new standardized tests, portfolios, and e-portfolios for the assessment process, and new institution-wide planning tools developed by the author for anyone involved in higher education.

Author Biography

Barbara E. Walvoord is professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame. She was coordinator of Notre Dame's regional accreditation self-study, the founding director of four faculty development programs– all of which have won national acclaim—and a consultant on assessment. She is the coauthor of Effective Grading, from Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition
About the Author
For Everyone: The Basics of Assessment
For Institution-Wide Leaders and Planners
For Departments and Programs
For General Education
Curriculum Map
Student Consent Form
Analyzing Audiences for Assessment
Sample Rubrics
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