Assessing College Student Learning
Assessing College Student Learning
Campus leaders face a bewildering array of different assessment methods-standardized or locally designed tests and inventories, indirect methods focusing on student self-reports of engagement or gains in learning, portfolios, and other performance-based methods. This publication will help readers make sense of the broad assessment landscape. Part 1, by assessment expert Robert Sternberg and his colleagues, examines the psychological theories of learning and achievement that underlie these diverse methods and offers practical guidance on how to select among them. Part 2—five case studies—presents profiles of how different institutions are implementing comprehensive approaches to assessing student learning and the benefits of using multiple methods in combination.

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Publication Details

SKU
ASSESSCSL
Title
Assessing College Student Learning: Evaluating Alternative Models, Using Multiple Methods (Print version)
Author/Volume
Robert J. Sternberg, Jeremy Penn, and Christie Hawkins; With Case Studies by Sally Reed
Category
Assessment, Diversity
ISBN
978-0-9827850-4-1
Date Published
11/30/2011
Pages
55