Assessment at Skidmore College

Assessment Resources

Articles on assessment authored by Skidmore faculty/staff:

Berheide C.W. Using the Capstone Course for Assessment of Learning in the Sociology Major. pp 164 - 176 in C. Holm and W. Johnson, eds. Assessing Student Learning in Sociology, 2nd edition. Washington, DC. American Sociological Association, 2001.

Berheide, C.W. Doing Less Work, Collecting Better Data: Using Capstone Courses to Assess Learning. peerReview 9(2):27-30; 2007. 

D'Abate C.P. Defining Mentoring in the First-Year Experience: One Institution's Approach to Clarifying the Meaning of Mentoring First-Year Students. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition 21(1): 65-91; 2009.

Goodwin, S.W. Fearful Symmetries: Rubrics and Assessment. In: Literary Study, Measurement, and the Sublime: Disciplinary Assessment. Donna Heiland and Laura J. Roshenthal, eds. 2011; pp. 133-152. The Teagle Foundation, New York.

Interesting and useful articles on assessment:

Baker, G.R., Jankowski, N., Provesiz, S. and Kinzie, J. (2012). Using Assessment Results: Promising Practices of Institutions That Do It Well. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

Hutchings, P. (2011). What new Faculty Need to Know About Assessment. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

Love, A.G. (2012). Discussing the Data, Making Meaning of the Results. University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

Roksa, J. (2012). An Analysis of Learning Outcomes of Underrepresented Students at Urban Institutions. The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).

Schuh, J.H. and Gansemer-Tepf, A.M. (2010). The Role of Student Affairs in Student Learning Assessment. University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

Other Materials:

Thayer-Hart, N., Dykema, J., Elver, K., Schaeffer, N.C., Stevesnson, J. (2010). Survey Fundamentals: A Guide to Designing and Implementing Surveys. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Office of Quality Improvement.

Walvoord, B.E. Departmental Assessment: Clear, Simple and USEFUL. Workshop handout.

 

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