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SLOs and Program Review Resources

Most of the references are from Assessment Leadership Academy

 

 


Read the following and consider the challenges of engaging faculty and staff in assessment and successful strategies/approaches for developing an institutional culture that supports engagement in assessment.  Each of these readings describes structures, strategies, and approaches to promote change or to create a culture at the institutional level. Consider their fit with your campus for your future use of these approaches. Connect these ideas to your campus profile assignment and initial planning of your project. Develop a list of questions for our meeting with Adrianna Kezar.
  • Banta & Associates, Building a Scholarship of Assessment, Chapter 10, 14
  • Driscoll & Wood, Developing Outcomes-Based Assessment for Learner-Centered Education, Chapter 2
  • Eckel, P. & Kezar, A. (2003). Key strategies for making new institutional sense. Higher Education Policy, 16(1), 39-53.
    Click this link to download: Eckel & Kezar key strategies.pdf 
  • Ehrman, S. (2010). Taking the Long View. Change (September/October, 2010).
    Click this link to download: Ehrman Taking the Long View.pdf 
  • Huba, M., Schuh, J., & Shelley, M. (2006) Recasting Doctoral Education in an Outcomes-Based Framework. Chapter 9 in Maki & Borkowski, The Assessment of Doctoral Education. Click this link to download: Huba Chapter 9.pdf 
  • Kezar, A., & Eckel, P. (2002). The effect of institutional culture on change strategies in higher education: Universal principles or culturally responsive concepts? The Journal of Higher Education, 73(4), 435-460. Click this link to download: Kezar&Eckel.pdf 
  • Mellow, G., & Tallmadge, R. (2005). Creating the resilient community college. Change, 37 (3), 58-66.
    Click this link to download: Mellow&Talmadge.pdf 
  • Suskie, Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide (2nd edition), Chapters 5-7
  • Case Study. Be sure to read this before our meeting with Adrianna Kezar because we will discuss it when we meet. Print a copy and bring it with you to the meeting.
    Click this link to download: Kezar Olivet College case study.doc 
  • Leadership
Read the following and consider aspects of leadership for creating institutional change and to develop your repertoire of leadership strategies for the institutionalization of assessment:
  • Guskin & Marcy, Pressures for Fundamental Reform: Creating a Viable Academic Future. In Diamond, Field Guide to Academic Leadership, Chapter 1
  • Diamond, Gardiner, & Wheeler. Requisites for Sustainable Institutional Change. In Diamond, Field Guide to Academic Leadership, Chapter 2
  • Lick. Leadership and Change. In Diamond, Field Guide to Academic Leadership, Chapter 3
  • Ramaley. Moving Mountains: Institutional Culture and Transformational Change. In Diamond, Field Guide to Academic Leadership, Chapter 5
  • Theall, Evaluation and Assessment: An Institutional Context. In Diamond, Field Guide to Academic Leadership, Chapter 14
  • Student Affairs

Read the following and consider possible approaches/strategies for assessing programs and activities in Student Affairs at your campus, as well as possibilities for collaboration between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs professionals. Develop a list of questions for when we meet with Katie Busby.

 

  • Scholarship of Assessment
Read the following chapters for ideas and approaches for promoting the scholarship of assessment.  Think about examples associated with your study and practices of assessment. Be ready to use Trudy Banta as a source of ideas for your own scholarship of assessment.
  • Banta & Associates, Building a Scholarship of Assessment, Chapters 5 and 6
  • Driscoll & Wood, Developing Outcomes-Based Assessment for Learner-Centered Education, Chapter 11
  • Banta. T.W. (2010). Are There Measures for Improvement AND Accountability? Assessment Update, 22(1), 3, 10. Click this link to download: AreThereMeasuresForImprovement.pdf 
  • Banta. T.W. (2008). Trying to Clothe the Emperor. Assessment Update, 20(2), 3-4, 15-16. Click this link to download: TryingToClotheTheEmperor.pdf 
  • Banta. T.W. (2009). New Opportunities for Pushing the Wheel Forward. Assessment Update, 21(4), 3-4, 16. Click this link to download: NewOpportunitiesForPushingTheWheelForward.pdf 
  • Suskie, Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide (2nd edition), Chapter 18.

 

 

 

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