Books and Articles 2017-09-06T16:49:25+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. Retrieved from http://www2.myacpa.org/publications

 

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.