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Title Assessment in practice : putting principles to work on college campuses / Trudy W. Banta ... [and others].
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [1996]
Edition First edition.

Series The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Subject Universities and colleges -- United States -- Examinations.
College students -- Rating of -- United States.
Educational Measurement -- methods.
United States.
Alt Name Banta, Trudy W.
Description xxii, 387 pages ; 26 cm.
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-374) and index.
ISBN 0787901342
OCLC # 32510906
Table of Contents
 The Authors 
 Assessing Student Achievement in the Major71
 1Setting the Context for Assessment / Inga Baird Hill76
 2The Capstone Course as an Outcomes Test for Majors / Faye D. Julian79
 3The Departmentally Owned Senior Assignment as an Assessment Mechanism / Douglas J. Eder82
 4Fostering Student Scholarship in Psychology Through Senior Assignments / Susan L. Thomas86
 5The Sophomore-Junior Diagnostic Project / Jean P. O'Brien, Stephanie L. Bressler, John F. Ennis, Mark Michael89
 6Involving Graduates and Employers in Assessment of a Technology Program / Janice Van Dyke, George W. Williams99
 7Triangulated Assessment of the Major / Candace Cartwright Young101
 8Assessing Concept Attainment in Undergraduate Core Courses in Mathematics / John W. Emert, Charles R. Parish104
 9Assessing French Language Performance / Judith E. Brisbois108
 10Assessment of Foreign Language Competence Based on ACTFL Guidelines / Robert J. Chierico110
 11Professional Portfolio Process / Jean Ann Box, Carol D. Dean113
 12Portfolios: Useful Tools for Assessment in Business Technology / Leslie S. Smith, Elizabeth H. Crowther115
 13Assessment for Program Improvement: Focus on an Academic Major / John R. Barker, John Folger117
 14Assessment Colloquium: Master of Arts Program / Catherine Marienau, Morris Fiddler121
 15Improving Professional Student Performance on National Board Examinations Through Effective Administrative Intervention / Arthur Van Stewart124
 16Efforts to Continually Improve a Nursing Program / Karen A. Bowyer128
 17Exit Interviews in Mathematics / R. Dean Riess, John A. Muffo129
 18Listening to Your Students / Irene M. Staik, Julia S. Rogers132
 19New Venture Creation - The Ultimate Business Course Assessment / Donald F. Kuratko135
 20The Impact of Academic Learning on Work Experiences / Rosalyn Lindner138
 21Performance-Based Assessment of the Bachelor of Social Work Program / Carol J. Williams, Dorothy Marie Rizzo141
 22Dairy Science and the Core Curriculum / W. E. Vinson, John A. Muffo144
 23Alumni Involvement in Civil Engineering / Richard D. Walker, John A. Muffo147
 24America's Challenge - Assessing the Present, Preparing for the Future / Viola Gray Ellison, Michelle Henry Heard149
 Assessing Student Achievement in General Education153
 25Faculty-Led Assessment / Fred D. Hinson, Judith M. Stillion156
 26Pilot Assessment of Learning Outcomes in a General Education Core Curriculum / Joanne Gainen, Peter A. Facione159
 27Demonstrating Student Achievement in an Honors Program / Steven M. Culver, Earl B. Brown, Jr.163
 28An Assessment of a Core Curriculum / Richard A. Schalinske, Robert A. Patterson, Gary L. Smith166
 29Value-Added Talent Development in General Education / W. Jack Magruder, Candace Cartwright Young169
 30Portfolios: Assessment of Liberal Arts Goals / W. Jack Magruder, Candace Cartwright Young171
 31Junior Interview Project on Teaching and Learning / Candace Cartwright Young, W. Jack Magruder174
 32Evaluation of the Senior Project / Ernie Oshiro177
 33Student Motivation and Standardized Testing for Institutional Assessment / Daniel J. Poje179
 34Solving Logistical Problems That Impede Assessment / Albert M. Katz182
 35Looking Beneath Standardized Test Scores / Linda B. Rudolph184
 36Multiple-Campus Assessment of General Education: A Course-Embedded Approach / Karen W. Carey, Frederic J. Medway186
 37General Education Discipline Evaluation Process for the Community College / Sharon N. Robertson, Cathy A. Simpson190
 38Use of Assessment to Structure Remediation in Science Literacy / Sheryl Leverett Williams194
 39Assessment of Developmental Programs / Jeffrey A. Seybert, Donald F. Soltz196
 40Placement for Success: The Writing Program Placement/Credit Portfolio / Linda K. Hanson199
 41A Two-Tier Rating Procedure for Placement Essays / Richard H. Haswell, Susan Wyche-Smith204
 42Do Composition Courses Prepare Students for Upper-Division Writing? / Barbara M. Lawrence, Anne E. Mullin, Richard L. Sagness208
 43A Longitudinal Study of the Development of Basic Writers / John M. Alexander210
 44Assessing Writing Through Common Examinations and Student Portfolios / Booker T. Anthony213
 45Assessment of Students' Quantitative Needs and Proficiencies / William O. Martin216
 46A Detailed, Multisite Evaluation of Curricular Software / Steve Cohen, Richard A. Chechile, George E. Smith220
 47Assessment of Library Research Skills / Donna L. Sundre, Lynn Cameron223
 48Assessing Fitness/Wellness in General Studies / Gwen Robbins, Debbie Powers226
 Assessing Student Development and Progress231
 49A Ten-Year Effort to Assist Underprepared Students / R. Dan Walleri236
 50Course Efficiency / Jack Friedlander, Peter R. MacDougall238
 51Assessing and Enhancing Academic Advising in a Multi-College Institution / Michael Rooney, Maria Harper-Marinick240
 52Use of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) in Assessing Student Personal Growth and Development / Martin Hope, M. Cristina Grabiel244
 53Use of Formal and Informal Data in Assessing a Freshman Seminar Mentoring Program / Donna Prior Sullivan, Judy Jones Walker246
 54Freshman Progress Reports / David A. Wissmann, Fred Geer247
 55Using a Freshman Survey to Identify At-Risk Freshmen / James W. Pickering, James A. Calliotte250
 56Assessment of Student Treatment / A. Michael Williford, Gary O. Moden253
 57Assessing Student Involvement / A. Michael Williford, Gary O. Moden256
 58The Student Development Transcript / R. Dale Bullard258
 59"Worth Doing Badly": A Longitudinal Study of Student Experience / Anita Gandolfo, Russell K. Dean261
 60Exploring Educational Factors That Promote Identity Formation / John F. Van Wicklin264
 61Impact of the University Experience on Students' Values, Attitudes, and Self-Perceptions / Roger C. Loeb267
 62Measuring Effectiveness in Student Development Services / Jo Ellen Cantrell269
 63Applying Alumni Assessment Research to Academic Decision Making / Gary O. Moden, A. Michael Williford272
 Assessment at the Classroom Level276
 64Making Traditional Graded Tests and Assignments Serve Contemporary Needs for Assessment / Barbara E. Walvoord, Virginia Johnson Anderson, John R. Breihan, Lucille Parkinson McCarthy, Susan Miller Robison, A. Kimbrough Sherman278
 65Assessment for Learner Empowerment: The Meta-Cognitive Map / Gary M. Shulman, David L. Luechauer, Carol Shulman281
 66The Portfolio as a Course Assessment Tool / Carolee G. Jones285
 67Fast Feedback Permits Students to Assess Faculty Performance / David L. Luechauer, Gary M. Shulman288
 68Using a Midcourse Correction to Improve Learning in Mathematics / Janice Van Dyke291
 69Using LEARN Teams in Course Evaluation / Kathryn H. Baugher293
 Faculty Development to Promote Assessment296
 70Using Grants to Initiate Assessment Activities / Ruth G. Gold, Rosalie Hewitt299
 71Summer Assessment Grant Program for Faculty / Catherine Palomba, Deborah Moore303
 72Stimulating Faculty Interest in Portfolio Assessment / Pat Huyett306
 73The Portfolio: A Crucial Link Between Student and Faculty Development / Catherine R. Myers308
 74Learning Research: An Interdisciplinary Faculty Approach to General Education Assessment / Margaret Tebo-Messina, Marilyn Sarow311
 75Clinical Assessment in a Baccalaureate Dental Hygiene Program / Ann McCann313
 76Preparing Faculty for Writing Across the Curriculum / John A. Muffo, Nancy Metz315
 Developing a Campuswide Approach to the Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness318
 77Using Assessment to Guide Mission Development / Paul A. Wagner319
 78Taking the First Step: An Assessment Audit / Trudy Bers, Mary L. Mittler322
 79Laying the Foundation for Effectiveness Through Assessment / James L. Hudgins, Dorcas A. Kitchings, Starnell K. Williams325
 80Developing Indicators to Monitor Quality / Dennis C. Martin328
 81Encouraging Faculty Involvement Through Mini-Grants / Ben F. Shaw, Jr., Kenneth H. McKinley, Stephen P. Robinson334
 82Communicating Outcomes Assessment: A Comprehensive Communications Plan / Denise Gallaro, Gail Cooper Deutsch, Donald Lumsden, Michael E. Knight338