Link to data, templates, articles, and other resources to support your Student Affairs assessment efforts.
Assessment Workshop Series: Find upcoming workshop dates and materials from past Student Affairs assessment workshops.
Assessment Coalition (PDF): Presentation given by Dr. Penny Rue at the first meeting of the Student Affairs Assessment Coalition, May 2008
Student Affairs Learning Goal Areas (PDF)
Understanding Today's College Men and Women: Findings from a National Study on Gender and the Student Experience, presentation by Prof. Linda J. Sax, UCLA (PDF)
Selected Student Databases and Resources as Assessment Tools (PDF): Learn about the student databases developed and maintained by the VCSA's Office of Student Research and Information.
Student Research & Information: Includes links to student data sets, including annual freshman and senior surveys and the University of California Undergraduate Experiences Survey (UCUES)
Parent & Family Survey Results Summary, Spring 2009
NASPA Knowledge Community: Assessment, Evaluation and Research: Find links to Student Affairs research or assessment sites for benchmarking opportunities.
College Student Educators International (ACPA) Commission for Assessment and Evaluation: Use the links across the top of the page to access various assessment resources.
ASK (Assessment Skills and Knowledge) Standards Booklet: Available as a free download for ACPA members
Assessment Essentials, Catherine A. Palomba, Trudy W. Banta and Associates (Jossey-Bass, 1999)
Assessment Practice in Student Affairs: An Applications Manual, John H. Schuh, M. Lee Upcraft (Jossey-Bass, 2000)
Learning Reconsidered, ed. Richard P. Keeling (ACPA/NASPA, 2004): Use this link to download a full copy of this volume.
Learning Reconsidered 2: Implementing a Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience, (ACPA/NASPA, et al., 2006): This follow-up text provides tools and materials for putting the first volume's recommendations into practice.
Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Benjamin S. Bloom (1956)
American Association of Higher Education (AAHEA) Bulletin Article Index: Link to a few articles on assessment practices.
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS): Assessment Resources
Involvement in Learning: Realizing the Potential of American Higher Education (U.S. Dept. of Education, et al., 1984)
NASPA's Net Results: If you're a NASPA member, check out the assessment story provided in this weekly e-zine.
Powerful Partnerships: A Shared Responsibility for Learning (AAHE, et al., 1998)
Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning (AAHEA, 1992)
The Student Learning Imperative: Implications for Student Affairs (American College Personnel Assn., 1994, 2008)
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