Print and Online Assessment Resources and Assessment Conferences

Recommended Print Resources

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

Banta, T. W., & Palomba, C. A. (2014). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, and improving assessment in higher education. John Wiley & Sons.

Maki, P. L. (2004). Assessment for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution. Sterling, VA: American Association of Higher Education and Stylus Publishing.

Maki, P. L. (2010). Coming to terms with student outcomes assessment: Faculty and administrators’ journeys to integrating assessment in their work and institutional culture. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Suskie, L. (2018). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide. John Wiley & Sons.

Walvoord, B. E. (2010). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Recommended Online Resources


Australian Learning and Teaching Council. (2009). Assessment 2020: Seven propositions for assessment reform in higher education. Retrieved from

Fresno State University. Office of Institutional Effectiveness. (n.d.). Assessment of learning. Retrieved from

Hutchings, P., Ewell, P, & Banta, T. (2012). AAHE Principles of Good Practice: Aging nicely. Retrieved from

Indiana University. History of Learning Project. (n.d.). Principles of good assessment. Retrieved from

Miami University Assessment Briefs:

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. (n.d.). Assessment resource library. Retrieved from

University of Central Florida, Office of Operational Excellence and Assessment Support. (2008). Program Assessment Handbook. Retrieved from

University of Hawai’i, Assessment Office. (n.d.). Curriculum mapping/curriculum matrix. Retrieved from

University of Rhode Island. Student Learning, Outcomes Assessment, and Accreditation. (n.d.). Graduate program assessment planning forms and rubrics. Retrieved from

Assessment Conferences and Organizations