Assessment Help

Continuous Improvement Documentation Guide

Use this form to help guide you through assessment projects of any size. 

 

Drop-in Assessment Consultations

Assessment tastes better with Starbucks! 

  • Every Tuesday morning from 8:00 to 9:30 at Starbucks with Michael King
  • ALL ARE WELCOME to discuss any aspect of assessment--first come, first served
  • Group consultations are possible but determined by initial attendee

 

Advancing Assessment: As-needed Presentations

Schedule department-specific professional development presentations (Send requests to m.l.king@usm.edu)

No Time? That's ok. The presentation visual aids are provided below in .PDF form:

 

Assessment Texts and Digital Resources

  • Bresciani et al. (2009). Demonstrating student success: A practical guide to outcomes-based assessment of learning and development in student affairs. Stylus Publishing, Sterling, VA.
  • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (2015). CAS professional standards for higher education (9th ed.). Washington, DC. (link)
  • *Henning, G. W. & Roberts, D. (2016). Student affairs assessment: Theory to practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
  • Keeling. et al. (2004). Learning reconsidered: A campus-wide focus on the student experience. (link)
  • *Keeling, et al. (2006). Learning Reconsidered 2: A practical guide to implementing a campus wide focus on the student experience. (link)
  • Kuh, G. D. et al. (2015). Using evidence of student learning to improve higher education. Jossey-Bass, San Fransisco, CA.
  • *Schuh, J. H., et al. (2009). Assessment Methods for Student Affairs. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.
  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Website (link)
  • Sukie (2009). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide.
  • Yousey-Elsener (2013). Assessment fundamentals: The ABC’s of assessment

*denotes suggested resources for first-timers or for those looking for refreshers.