Assessment Resources

Assessment Instruments

Development of Assessment Tools (Stanford University Website)


Examples from the Winona State Webpage

Rubric Library from Fresno State

Research & Scholarly Articles

  • Darling-Hammond, L., Newton, X., Wei, R. C. (2010). Evaluating teacher education outcomes: a study of the Stanford Teacher Education Programme
  • Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 36 (4), 369-388. ( HTML)
  • A Culture of Evidence: Critical Features of Assessments for Postsecondary Student Learning (ETS) ( PDF)
  • Shavelson, R. J. (2008). The collegiate learning assessment. Forum for the Future of Higher Education/Ford Policy Forum, 2008, 18-24. (PDF)
  • Shavelson, R. J. (2008). Reflections on quantitative reasoning: An Assessment Perspective. In B. L. Madison & L. A. Steen. (Eds). Calculation vs. context: Quantitative literacy and its implications for teacher education, pp 27-47. Mathematical Association of America. (PDF)
  • Klein, S., Benjamin, R., Shavelson, R. J., & Bolus, R. (2007). The collegiate learning assessment: Facts and fantasies. Evaluation Review, 31, 415-440. (PDF)
  • Shavelson, R. J. (2007). Assessing student learning responsibly. Change, 39, 26-33. (PDF)
  • Benjamin, R., Chun, M., & Shavelson, R. (2006). Holistic tests in a sub-score world: The diagnostic logic of collegiate learning assessment (CLA). (PDF)
  • Shavelson, R. J. (2007). A brief history of student learning assessment. The Academy in Transition. (PDF)
  • Klein, S., Roger, B., Shavelson, R., & Bolus, R. (in press). The collegiate learning assessment: Facts and fantasies. Evaluation Review. (PDF)
  • Shavelson, R. J. (2007). A brief history of student learning assessment: How we got where we are and a proposal for where to go next. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities. (PDF)
  • Shavelson, R.J., & Huang, L. (2003). Responding responsibly to the frenzy to assess learning in higher education. Change, 35(1), 10-19. (PDF)

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