Below are assessment resources; left are the TaskStream resources.
A Faculty and Staff Guide to Creating Learning Outcomes, from National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. Click here to take the Teaching Goals Inventory at the University of Iowa’s Center for Teaching. Rubric Examples:
- Example 1 a link to the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education’s sample rubric page.
- Example 2 a link to download a sample VALUE rubric from the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Signature Assignments Become a Signature Practice at SLCC an assessment article and a wonderful resource for people seeking help on what to assess from the Association of American Colleges and Universities news web pages.
Three Promising Alternatives for Assessing College Students' Knowledge and Skills by Trudy W. Banta, Merilee Griffin, Teresa L. Flateby, and Susan Kahn
Publications a list of publications by Trudy W. Banta, 1984 – to the present.
Guidelines on the Uses of College Board Test Scores and Related Data These guidelines are designed to assist users, and those who are otherwise interested in College Board tests and related data, with the most helpful, fair and proper use of the tests and data. The guidelines are developed by the membership of the College Board through both special and standing committees and standing councils that periodically review and revise the procedures in order to ensure that they remain accurate and relevant.
- Describe how the College Board interprets its own responsibilities in relation to the public and test users as well as what it considers the responsibilities of the users to be;
- State the conditions the College Board regards as appropriate for use of its tests; and
- Provide guidance on how College Board test scores and related data can be used to improve educational decisions
- The extent of consensus regarding the role of developmental assessment and how it is best implemented.
- The validity of the most common assessments currently in use.
- Emerging directions in assessment policy and practice. We conclude with a discussion of gaps in the literature and potential implications for policy and research.
Other sample VALUE rubrics from the Association of American Colleges and Universities:
- Civic Engagement
- Creative Thinking
- Critical Thinking
- Ethical Reasoning
- Foundations and Skills for Lifelong Learning
- Information Literacy
- Inquiry and Analysis
- Intergrative Learning
- Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
- Oral Communication
- Problem Solving
- Team Work
- Quantitative Literacy
- Written Communication