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(The following resources can be checked out for departmental assessment planning)

Achieving and Sustaining Institutional Excellence for the First Year of College
By Betsy O. Barefoot [et al]
2005, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Service Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices
By Barbara Jacoby and Associates
1996, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Handbook of Multicultural Assessment:
Clinical, Psychological, and Educational Applications, 2nd edition

By Lisa A. Suzuki [et al]
2001, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Building a Scholarship of Assessment
By Trudy W. Banta and Associates
2002, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Assessment in Student Affairs: A Guide for Practitioners
By M. Lee Upcraft and John H. Schuh
1996, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions,
Departments, and General Education

By Barbara E. Walvoord
2004, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Successful Program Review: A Practical Guide to Evaluating
Programs in Academic Settings

By Robert J. Barak and Barbara E. Breier
1990, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Academic Program Reviews: Institutional Approaches, Expectations, and
Controversies (Report 5, ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Reports 1985)

By Clifton F. Conrad and Richard F. Wilson
The Art and Science of Classroom Assessment: The Missing Part of Pedagogy
(Vol. 27, No. 1: ASHE/ERIC Higher Education Report)

By Susan M. Brookhart
Proclaiming and Sustaining Excellence: Assessment as a Faculty Role
(Vol. 26, No. 3: ASHE/ERIC Higher Education Report)
Portfolio Assessment: Uses, Cases, Scoring, and Impact
Edited by Trudy W. Banta
2003, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Hard-Won Lessons in Program Evaluation
(No. 58 in Jossey-Bass' New Directions for Program Evaluation)

By Michael Scriven
1993, Jossey-Bass
Planning for Assessment: Mission Statements, Goals, and Objectives
By Lion F. Gardiner
1989, Office of Learning Assessment, New Jersey Department of Higher Education
Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, 2nd ed.
By Thomas A. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross
1993, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
The Departmental Guide to Implementation of Student Outcomes Assessment
and Institutional Effectiveness

By James O. Nichols
1991, Agathon Press
Hallmarks of Effective Outcomes Assessment
Edited by Trudy W. Banta
2004, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
The Dialogue between Higher Education Research and Practice
Edited by Roddy Begg
2003, Kluwer Academic Publishers
Assessment Case Studies: Common Issues in Implementation with Various
Campus Approaches to Resolution

By James O. Nichols
1995, Agathon Press
The Department Head's Guide to Assessment Implementation in Administrative
and Educational Support Units

By Karen W. Nichols and James O. Nichols
2000, Agathon Press
Assessment in Practice: Putting Principles to Work on College Campuses
By Trudy W. Banta [et al]
1996, Jossey-Bass Publishers
Leaving College: Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition, 2nd ed.
By Vincent Tinto
1993, University of Chicago Press
Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation (v. 50, Applied Social
Research Methods)

By Mary Kane and William M.K. Trochim
2007, Sage Publications.
Assessment of Student Learning in College Mathematics: Towards Improved
Programs and Courses (v. 2, Assessment in the Disciplines)

Edited by Bernard L. Madison
2006, Association for Institutional Research
Supporting Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics
Edited by Lynn Arthur Steen
2006, Mathematical Association of America
A Road Map for Improvement of Student Learning and Support Services
through Assessment

By James O. Nichols and Karen W. Nichols
2005, Agathon Press