Books and Articles 2017-09-20T10:54:31+00:00

Books and Articles

Accreditation/Accountability

Assessment Skills

Assessment in Student Affairs

Assessment in Higher Education

Benchmarking

Learning Outcomes/Student Learning

Program Review

Qualitative Assessment/Focus Groups

Sharing Results

Statistics

Strategic Planning

Surveys

 

 

Accreditation/Accountability

 

Allen, K. R., Elkins, B., Henning, G. W., Bayless, L. A., & Gordon, T. W. (2013). Accreditation and the role of the student affairs professional. Washington, DC: ACPA-College Student Educators International.

Ewell, P. T. (2009, November). Assessment, accountability, and improvement: Revisiting the tension (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 1). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Gaston, P. L. (2013). Higher education accreditation: How it’s changing, why it must. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Provezis, S. (2010, October). Regional accreditation and student learning outcomes: Mapping the territory (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 6). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Suskie, L. (2014). Five dimensions of quality: A common sense guide to accreditation and accountability. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Zilberberg, A., Anderson, R. D., Swerdzewski, P. J., Finney, S. J., & Marsh, K. R. (2012, Summer). Growing up with No Child Left Behind: An initial assessment of the understanding of college students’ knowledge of accountability testing. Research and Practice in Assessment, 7, 12-25.

 

Assessment Skills

 

ACPA. (2007). ASK standards: Assessment skills and knowledge content standards for student affairs practitioners and scholars. Washington, DC: Author.

ACPA, & NASPA. (2010). Professional competency areas for student affairs practitioners. Washington, DC: Author.

Timm, D. M., Davis Barham, J., McKinney, J., & Knerr, A. R. (2013). Assessment in practice: A companion guide to the ASK standards. Washington, DC: ACPA-College Student Educators International.

 

Assessment in Student Affairs

 

Bowman, N. A. (2013, Winter). Understanding and addressing the challenges of assessing college student growth in student affairs. Research and Practice in Assessment, 8, 5-14.

Bresciani, M. J., Moore Gardner, M., Hickmott, J. (2010). Demonstrating Student success: A practical guide to outcomes-based assessment of learning and development in student affairs. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Bresciani, M. J., Zelna, C. L., & Anderson, J. A. (2004). Assessing student learning and development: A handbook for practitioners. Washington, DC: NASPA.

Culp, M. M., & Dungy, G. J. (Eds.). (2012). Building a culture of evidence in student affairs: A guide for leaders and practitioners. Washington, DC: NASPA.

Gerstner, J. J., & Finney, S. J. (2013, Winter). Measuring the implementation fidelity of student affairs programs: A critical component of the outcomes assessment cycle. Research and Practice in Assessment, 8, 15-28.

Henning, G. W., & Roberts, D. M. (2016). Student affairs assessment: Theory to practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Keeling, R. (Ed.). (2004). Learning reconsidered. A campus-wide focus on the student experience. Washington, DC: NASPA & ACPA.

Keeling, R. (Ed). (2006). Learning reconsidered 2A practical guide to implementing a campus-wide focus on the student experience. Washington, D.C.: American College Personnel Association, Association of College and Housing Officers—International, Association of College Unions—International, National Academic Advising Association, National Association of Campus Activities, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, & National Intramural—Recreational Sports Association.

Keeling, R. P., Wall, A. F., Underhile, R., & Dungy, G. J. (2008). Assessment reconsidered. Washington, DC: International Center for Student Success and Institutional Accountability.

Phillips Bingham, R., Bureau, D., & Garrison Duncan, A. (Eds.). (2015). Leading assessment for student success: Ten tenets that change culture and practice in student affairs. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Schuh, J. H. (Ed.). (2013). Selected contemporary assessment issues. New Directions for Student Services, No. 142. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Schuh, J. M., Upcraft, M. L. & Associates. (2001). Assessment practice in student affairs: An applications manual. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Schuh, J. M., & Associates (2008). Assessment methods for student affairs. San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Schuh, J. (Ed.). (2013, Summer). Selected contemporary issues in assessment. New Directions in Student Services(No. 142). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Student Affairs Leadership Council. (2011). Aligning co-curricular initiatives with learning outcomes: Key challenges facing student affairs leaders. Washington, DC: Education Advisory Board.

Upcraft, M. L., & Schuh, J. H. (1996). Assessment in student affairs: a guide for practitioners. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Yousey-Elsener, Bentrim, E., & Henning, G. W. (Eds.). (2015). Coordinating student affairs divisional assessment. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

 

Assessment in Higher Education

 

Banta, T. W., & Associatates. (2002). Building a scholarship of assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W., Jones, E. A., & Black, K. E. (2009). Designing effective assessment: Principles and profiles of good practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W., Lund, J. P., Black, K. E., Oblander, F. W. (Eds.). (1996). Assessment in practice: Putting principles to work on college campuses. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W., & Palomba, C. A. (2014). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, and improving assessment in higher education (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Blaich, C. F., & Wise, K. S. (2011, January). From gathering to using assessment results: Lessons from the Wabash National Study (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 8). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Ewell, P. (2013, January). The Lumina Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP): Implications for Assessment. (Occasional Paper No. 16). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Hersh, R. H., & Keeling, R. P. (2013, February). Changing Institutional Culture to Promote Assessment of Higher Learning. (Occasional Paper No. 17). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Herzog, S., & Bowman, N. A. (Eds.). (2011, Summer). Validity and limitations of college student self-report data. New Directions for Institutional Research (no. 150). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Kinzie, J., Jankowski, & N., Provezis, S. (2014). Do good assessment practices measure up to the principles of assessment? Assessment Update, 26(3), 1-2, 14-16.

Miller, M. A. (2012, January). From denial to acceptance: The stages of assessment (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 13). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Pascarella, E. T., & Terenzini, P. T. (2005). How college affects students: A third decade of research. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Walvoord, B. E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Benchmarking

Levy, G. D., & Valcik, N. A, (Eds.). (2012, Winter). Benchmarking in institutional research. New Directions for Institutional Research (no. 156). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Learning Outcomes/Student Learning

 

Anderson, L. W., & Krathwohl, D. R. (Eds.). (2001). A taxonomy for learning, teaching, and assessing: A revision of Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives. New York, NY: Pearson.

Angelo, T., & Cross, K. (1993). Class assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W., Griffin, M., Flateby, T. L., & Kahn, S. (2009, December). Three promising alternatives for assessing college students’ knowledge and skills (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 2). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Bloom, B. S. (1968). Learning for mastery.  UCLA:  Center for the study of evaluation of instructional programs, (1)2. Los Angeles, CA:  UCLA.

Brownell, J. E., & Swaner, L. E. (2010). Five high-impact practices: Research on learning outcomes, completion, and quality. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Collins, K. M., & Roberts, D. M. (Eds.). (2012). Learning is not a sprint: Assessing and documenting student leader learning in cocurricular involvement. Washington, DC: NASPA.

Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. (2006). Frameworks for assessing learning and development outcomes. Washington, DC: Author.

Fried, J., & Associates (2012). Transformative learning through engagement: Student affairs practice as experiential pedagogy. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Kennedy-Phillips, L. C., Baldasare, A., & Christakis, M. N. (Eds.). (2015). Measuring cocurricular learning: The role of the IR office: New directions for institutional research, number 164. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Kuh, G., Kinzie, J., Schuh, J., & Whitt, E. (2005). Assessing conditions to enhance educational effectiveness: The inventory for student engagement and success. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Lauer, A. J., & Korin, J. R. (2014). Expanding assessment perspectives: The importance of student leadership in student learning outcomes assessment. Assessment Update, 26(1), 1-2, 15-16.

Maki, P. L. (2010). Assessing for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution (2nd ed.)Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Nichols, J. O., & Nichols, K. W. (2005). A road map for improvement of student learning and support services through assessment. New York, NY: Agathon Press

Nunley, C., Bers, T., & Manning, T. (2011, July). Learning outcomes assessment in community colleges (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 10). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Schuh, J. H., & Gansemer-Topf, A. M. (2010, December).The role of student affairs in student learning assessment (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 7). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

Stevens, D. D., & Levi, A. J. (2005). Introduction to rubrics: An assessment tool to save grading time, convey effective feedback, and promote student learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Volkwein, J. F. (2011, September). Gaining ground: The role of institutional research in assessing student outcomes and demonstrating institutional effectiveness (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 11). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Wehlburg, C. M. (2008). Promoting integrated and transformative assessment: a deeper focus on student learning. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Suskie, L. A. (2009). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


 

Program Review

 

Bresciani, M. J. (2011, Summer). Identifying barriers in implementing outcomes-based assessments program review: A grounded theory analysis. Research and Practice in Assessment, 6, 5-16.

Bresciani, M. J. (2006). Outcomes-based academic and co-curricular program review. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. (2012). Professional standards in higher education (8th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Miller, B. A. (2007). Assessing organizational performance in higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Nolfi, T., & Ruben, B. D. (2010). Assessing and improving student organizations: A guide for students. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Nolfi, T., & Ruben, B. D. (2010). Assessing and improving student organizations: Student Workbook. Sterling, VA: Stylus.


 

Qualitative Assessment/Focus Groups

 

Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. S. (2000). Handbook of qualitative assessment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Lichtman, M. (2006). Qualitative research in education: A user’s guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Merriam, S. B. (2009). Qualitative research: A guide to design and implementation. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Stewart, D. W., Shamdasani, P. N., & Rook, D. W. (2007). Focus groups: Theory and practice (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Sharing Results

 

Sanders, L., & Filkins, J. (2009). Effective reporting (2nd ed.). Tallahassee: FL: Association for Institutional Research.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2009). Making data meaningful, Part 1: A guide to writing stories about numbers. New York, NY: United Nations.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2009). Making data meaningful, Part 2: A guide to presenting statistics. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2011). Making data meaningful, Part 3: A guide to communicating with the media. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2012). Making data meaningful, Part 4: A guide to improving statistical literacy. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.

 

Statistics

 

Keller, D. K. (2006). The tao of statistics: A path of understanding (with no math).
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Urdan, T. (2001). Statistics in plain English. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Association.

Wheelan, C. (2013). Naked statistics: Stripping the dread from the data. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company.

 

Strategic Planning

 

Bryson, J. M., & Alston, F. K. (2011). Creating your strategic plan: A workbook for public and nonprofit organizations (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

Ellis, S. E. (Ed.). (2010, Winter). Strategic planning in student affairs. New Directions for Student Services (No. 132). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Fogg, C. D. (1994). Team based strategic planning: A complete guide to structuring, facilitating, and implementing the process. New York, NY: American Management Association.

Middaugh, M. F. (2010). Planning and assessment in higher education: Demonstrating institutional effectiveness. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


 

Surveys

 

Dillman, D. A., Smyth, J. D., & Christian, L. M. (2009). Internet, mail, and mixed-mode surveys: The tailored design method (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Laguilles, J. S., Williams, E. A., & Saunders, D. B. (2011). Can lottery incentives boost we survey response rates? Findings from four experiments. Research in Higher Education, 52(5), 537-553.

Phillips, P. P., Phillips, J. J., & Aaron, B. (2013). Survey basics. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training and Development.

Porter, S. R. (Ed.). (2004, Spring). Overcoming survey research problems. New Directions for Institutional Research (no. 121). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Rea, L. M., & Parker, R. A. (1997). Designing and conducting survey research (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Singer, E., & Ye, C. (2013). The use and effects of incentives in surveys. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 645(1), 112-141.

Sriram, R. (2014). Five things not to do in developing surveys for assessment in student affairs. Washington, DC: NASPA.

Suskie, L. (1996). Questionnaire survey research: What works (2nd ed.). Tallahassee, FL: Association for Institutional Research.

Umbach, P. D. (Ed.). (2005). Survey research: Emerging issues. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.