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Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical…

Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions,…

by Barbara E. Walvoord

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  HamlineCTL | Mar 18, 2014 |
Get this to defend yourself from administrators who want to do something different from what it presents. They will thank you for it in the end.
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Assessment Clear and Simple is "Assessment 101" in a book--a concise and step-by-step guide written for everyone who participates in the assessment process. This practical book helps to make assessment simple, cost-efficient, and useful to the institution, while at the same time meeting the requirements of accreditation agencies, legislatures, review boards, and others. Assessment Clear and Simple explores a variety of topics and shows how to: Build on assessment already in place Use classroom work and grading process Get faculty and department on board Assess hard to define goals such as moral and civic development Development workable learning goals Tailor assessment to its purposes Select sensible assessment measures Make criteria explicit Use assessment to improve learning Establish effective oversight without an assessment bureaucracy Write an assessment report Interpret the institution's culture to external audiences

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"Assessment Clear and Simple provides a concise, step-by-step guide for the assessment process. This practical book provides cost-efficient and useful tools that fulfill the requirements of accreditation agencies, legislatures, review boards, and etc. to ensure a simple, successful assessment. With an easy-to-read manner, this toolkit explores the areas of planning, budgeting, and the changes in the curriculum, pedagogy, and programming. This modified edition includes new standardized tests, portfolios, and e-portfolios for the assessment process, and new institution-wide planning tools developed by the author for anyone involved in higher education"--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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