Assessment in Practice: Putting Principles to Work on College Campuses

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Trudy W. Banta
Wiley, 1996 - Business & Economics - 387 pages
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This book's contribution will be a very big one--and not just in size...there is no compAndium of examples like it. As such, it's invaluable. It will be very useful to those who plan and carry out assessment on campuses.


?Thomas A. Angelo, director, AAHE Assessment Forum

Brings together in one volume the best current knowledge of what assessment methods work best and how their principles should be incorporated into all effective assessment efforts?whether at institutional, program, or department levels. Drawing from 165 actual cases?and reporting 86 of them in their entirety?the authors illustrate methods and techniques of assessment covering a wide range of objectives in diverse types of institutions.

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Contents

PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE IN ASSESSMENT
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It Starts with What Matters Most
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An Imaginative Consideration of Learning
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About the author (1996)

TRUDY W. BANTA is professor of higher education and Vice Chancellor for Planning and Institutional Improvement at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IU-PUI). She is founding editor of Assessment Update (a Jossey-Bass bimonthly newsletter). JON P. LUND is a doctoral candidate in higher education at IU-PUI and an editorial assistant at Assessment Update. KAREN E. BLACK is assistant to the vice chancellor and managing editor of Assessment Update. FRANCES W. OBLANDER is Director of Student Services, School of Education, IU-PUI, and assistant editor of Assessment Update.

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