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Assessing student learning : a common sense guide / Linda Suskie ; foreword by Trudy W. Banta.

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Author/Creator:
Suskie, Linda A.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
2nd ed. - San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxvii, 342 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-327) and index.
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.
Series:
The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780470289648
0470289643

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