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RESOURCES BY DISCIPLINE

 

AFRICANA STUDIES

Oberlin College: Learning Goals
University of Michigan, Flint: Department of Africana Studies Assessment Plan


ARCHAEOLOGY

Archaeological Field Techniques Rubricpdf

ART and ART HISTORY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Kenyon College: Studio Art Student Opinion Surveypdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College:
Art History and Visual Arts Department Assessment Plan (Nov. 2006)pdf
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) – Standards Review
Arizona Commission on the Arts: Assessment in the Artspdf
Writing Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteriapdf in Art and Design


BIOCHEMISTRY and MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Occidental College:
Biochemistry Assessment Plan (May 2007)pdf
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Recommended
      Biochemistry Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Sigma Xi Undergraduate Science Education
American Chemical Society (ACS) – Biochemistry Exam
ETS GRE Subject Test – Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
Molecular Science Project
Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors


BIOLOGY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Kenyon College: Senior Exit Interviewpdf
Kenyon College: Senior Exercise Assessmentpdf
Monmouth College: Biology Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College:
Biology Assessment Plan (2008)pdf
Sigma Xi Undergraduate Science Education
ACAT Biology
ETS GRE Subject Test – Biology
ETS Major Field Test – Biology

Association for Biology Laboratory Education
BEYOND BIO 101: The Transformation of Undergraduate Biology Education (HHMI)
Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors
BioTAP: Biology Thesis Assessment Protocol


CHEMISTRY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Monmouth College: Chemistry Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College:
Chemistry Assessment Plan (Apr. 2007)pdf
Sigma Xi Undergraduate Science Education
American Chemical Society (ACS) – Analytical and General Chemistry Exams
ETS GRE Subject Test – Chemistry
ETS Major Field Test – Chemistry
Peer-Led Team Learning
Chem Connections Project
Establishing New Traditions: Revitalizing the Chemistry Curriculum
Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors


CHINESE

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines:
*Speakingpdf
*Writingpdf


CLASSICAL STUDIES

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: German, Russian, and Classical Studies Assessment Plan (2008)pdf
Bucknell University: Classics Assessment Plan (Mar. 2002)pdf
APA April 2006 Newsletter, The Teagle Foundation and Classical Studies, p. 3pdf
Report to the Teagle Foundation: Listening on Classical Studies, Dec. 2004, by Peter Struck,       University of Pennsylvaniapdf


COMMUNICATION

National Communication Association (NCA) Communication Assessment Resources


COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Occidental College: English and Comparative Literary Studiespdf


CULTURAL AREA STUDIES

Bucknell University: East Asian Studies Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Latin American Studies Learning Outcomes
Occidental College: American Studiespdf
Occidental College: Asian Studiespdf


ECONOMICS

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Economics Assessment Plan (Apr. 2002)pdf
Monmouth College: Economics Planpdf
Occidental College: Economics Assessment Plan (2007)pdf
ETS Major Field Test – Economics

American Economic Association (AEA) Economics for College Students: Skills Needed
Journal of Economic Education, Summer 2008, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 287-296
      "Writing Requirements and Economic Research Opportunities in the Undergraduate       Curriculum: Results from a Survey of Departmental Practices" by KimMarie McGoldrick


EDUCATION

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Education Department Assessment Plan (Mar. 2002)pdf
Monmouth College: Education Assessment Plan
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
ETS Major Field Test – Education


ENGLISH

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Hartwick College: English Department Learning Outcomes Template for Liberal Arts in Practice
Kenyon College: Outcomes Assessment Checklist for Senior Exercise in Englishpdf
Kenyon College: Outcomes Assessment Checklist for Creative Sr. Exercise Projects in Englishpdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: English Writing Assessment Plan 2008pdf
Occidental College: English and Comparative Literary Studies Assessment Plan 2008pdf
Sweet Briar College: English Department Assessment for the English Major and the
      English and Creative Writing Major

Ithaca College: Student Learning Outcomes for English Majors
Clark University: Department of English Outcomes for English Courses (100-level historical       sequence and genre courses, 200-level seminars, and the Capstone seminar)
Marquette University: Student Learning Outcomes for English Majors and Programs
Pacific Lutheran University: English Department Learning Outcomes
Seattle University: College of Arts & Sciences, Learning Outcomes - English & Creative Writing
Towson University College of Liberal Arts: English Department Learning Outcomes of the       Towson University Bachelor of English General Outcomes, Knowledge, and Abilities
Brigham Young University: Purpose, Plan, Evidence, Direct and Indirect Measures, English BA
Indiana University Kokomo: Dept. of Humanities Assessment Report - English Major 2007-08
Mansfield University: English Home Page, Program Assessment Portfolio
Graff, Gerald. "Assessment Changes Everything." MLA Newsletter Spring 2004: 3-4pdf
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) E Portfolio Use in English Departments
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Position Statements:
      Digital Learning Assessment
(E Portfolios, Principles)
ETS Major Field Test – Literature in English
ETS GRE Subject Test – Literature in English


ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Ithaca College: Environmental Studies Program Exit Survey
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College:
Urban and Environmental Policy Assessment Plan (2009)pdf


FILM STUDIES



FRENCH

Bucknell University: French and Francophone Studies Learning Outcomes
Bowdoin College: Survey of Senior French Majors and Minors
Monmouth College: Modern Foreign Languages Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Spanish and French Assessment Plan (2008)pdf

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines:
*Speakingpdf
*Writingpdf

 

GEOLOGY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Bowdoin College: Survey of Geology Majors and Minors
Bowdoin College: Survey of Geology Alumni/aepdf
Carleton College: Assessment Tools in Geology
Occidental College: Geology Assessment Plan (2007)pdf
ACAT – Geology
Digital Library for Earth Science
Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors

Wirth, K.R., and Perkins, D., 2007, Learning About Thinking and Thinking About Learning:       Innovations in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Liberal Arts Colleges,       St. Olaf and Carleton College, Minnesota, February 16-18, 2007pdf
Wirth, Karl R., 2005, Learning to learn: why not be explicit in the classroom? : Annual Meeting       of the Geological Society of America, Salt Lake City, Utah, Abstracts with Programs,
      v. 37, no. 7, p. 549
Wirth, Karl R., Perkins, Dexter, and Nuhfer, Ed, 2005, Knowledge surveys: an ideal tool for       assessing learning and for evaluating instructional practices and curricula : Annual       Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Salt Lake City, Utah, Abstracts with       Programs, v. 37, no. 7, p. 119
Wirth, Karl R., 2004, Using Problem-Based Learning (PBL) to teach introductory earth science :       Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado, Abstracts with       Programs, v. 36, no. 5, p. 277


GERMAN

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Occidental College: German, Russian, and Classical Studies Assessment Plan (2008)pdf

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines:

*Speakingpdf
*Writingpdf


HISTORY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Kenyon College: Assessment Checklistpdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: History Assessment Plan (Apr. 2007)pdf
American Historical Association (AHA) Criteria for Standards in History / Social Studies /
      Social Sciences

AHA. Internationalizing Student Learning Outcomes in History: A Report to the American       Council on Education
AHA. (2009). Forum on Assessment, Perspectives Online, 47 (3).
Teagle Foundation, Working Group Recommendations for a List of Suggested Learning       Outcomes for History Majors, p. 19
Meo, S. Leighow. (2002). Portfolio Assessment for History Majors: One Department's Journey.       Perspectives, 40 (2),
ACAT – History
ETS Major Field Test – History


INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes


MATHEMATICS and COMPUTER SCIENCE

Bucknell University: Computer Science Learning Outcomes
Monmouth College: Computer Science Assessment Plan
pdf
Bucknell University: Mathematics Learning Outcomes

Kenyon College: Alumni Surveypdf
Bowdoin College: Survey of Senior Math Majors or Minorspdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Mathematics Assessment Plan (2007)pdf
Union College: Mathematics Assessment Planpdf
Sigma Xi Undergraduate Science Education

ETS GRE Subject Test – Mathematics
ETS GRE Subject Test – Computer Science
ETS Major Field Test – Mathematics
ETS Major Field Test – Computer Science

The Math Forum
The Math Forum: Assessment in Mathematics and Teaching
MAA Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education
MAA Supporting Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics (SAUM)
Computer Science Education Resources

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors

Madison, B.L. (Ed.). (2006). Assessment of Student Learning in College Mathematics:
      Towards Improved Programs and Courses.
Tallahasse, FL: Association for Institutional       Research (Volume 2 of Assessment in the disciplines).


MUSIC

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Music Assessment Plan (2002)pdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Music Assessment Plan (2009)pdf
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) – Standards Review
ETS Major Field Test – Music


NEUROSCIENCE

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors


PHILOSOPHY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Philosophy Assessment Plan (2008)pdf
APA Statements on the Profession: Outcomes Assessmentpdf


PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf

PHYSICS

Bucknell University: Physics & Astronomy Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Physics Assessment Planpdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Physics Assessment Plan (2008)pdf
Sigma Xi Undergraduate Science Education
ETS GRE Subject Test – Physics
ETS Major Field Test – Physics

Web Physics
Astronomy Education Review
AstroWeb: Astronomy Education Resources

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors
American Physical Society Assessment Resources


POLITICAL SCIENCE

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Gustavus Adolphus College: Assessment Plan
Kenyon College: Exit Interview for Seniorspdf
Lewis & Clark College: Protocols for Outcomes Assessment
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Politics Assessment Plan (2009)pdf
Providence College Mission and Learning Objectives
ACAT – Political Science
ETS Major Field Test – Political Science

American Political Science Association's Assessment Resources in Political Science
Deardorff, M., Hamann, K., and Ishiyama J. (Eds.). (2009). Assessment in Political Science.       Washington, D.C.: American Political Science Association
      (State of the Profession Series).
Mills, S., Bennett, B., Crawford, C.B., & Gould L. (2009). A model for integrating assessment       across the undergrad Political Science major. Assessment Update, 21(6), 1,2,14-16.


PSYCHOLOGY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Psychology Assessment Plan (2008)pdf
American Psychological Association's Assessment CyberGuide for learning goals and
      outcomes in the Undergraduate Psychology Major
ACAT – Psychology
ETS GRE Subject Test – Psychology
ETS Major Field Test – Psychology

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) for Science, Math, Engineering and
      Technology Instructors


RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Religion Assessment Plan (Mar. 2002)pdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Religious Studies Assessment Plan (Feb. 2008)pdf
American Academy of Religion (AAR): The Religion Major and Liberal Education - A White Paper


RUSSIAN STUDIES

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Occidental College: German, Russian, and Classical Studies Assessment Plan (2008)pdf

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines:
*Speakingpdf
*Writingpdf


SOCIOLOGY and ANTHROPOLOGY

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Kenyon College: Senior Exercise Guidelinespdf
Kenyon College: Senior Surveypdf
Kenyon College: Evaluation of Compspdf
Bowdoin College: Survey of Sociology and Anthropology Majors and Minorspdf
Bowdoin College: Sociology and Anthropology Focus Group/Interview Questionspdf
Bowdoin College: Survey of Sociology and Anthropology Alumni/aepdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Sociology Assessment Planpdf
American Sociological Association, Creating an Effective Assessment Plan for the
      Sociology Major
pdf
Spalter-Roth, R., and Scelza, J. (June 2009). What's Happening in Your Department with       Assessment, Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association, Research Brief.pdf
ACAT – Social Work
ETS Major Field Test – Sociology


SPANISH

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Bucknell University: Spanish Assessment Planpdf
Bowdoin College: Survey of Senior Spanish Majors and Minors
Monmouth College: Modern Foreign Languages Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Spanish and French Assessment Plan (2008)pdf

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines:
*Speakingpdf
*Writingpdf


THEATRE and DANCE

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Monmouth College: Communication and Theatre Arts Assessment Planpdf
Occidental College: Theatre Assessment Plan (2008)pdf
National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) – Standards Review
Association for Theatre in Higher Education's Outcomes Assessment Guidelines for
      Theatre Programs in Higher Education
pdf


URBAN STUDIES

Occidental College: Urban and Environmental Policy Assessment Plan (2009)pdf


WOMEN'S, SEXUALITY, and GENDER STUDIES

Bucknell University: Learning Outcomes
Kenyon College: Assessment Tablepdf
Kenyon College: Graduate Requirements Inventorypdf
Kenyon College: Rubric for Senior Exercise Annotated Bibliographypdf
Kenyon College: Film Rubricpdf
Kenyon College: Film Researchpdf
Kenyon College: Collaboration Rubric
pdf
Monmouth College: Assessment Planpdf
National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) Assessment

Oberlin College: Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Assessment Structure

 
 

 

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