Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 2, 2010 - Education - 144 pages
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"Assessment Clear and Simple" is a concise, step-by-step guide for the assessment process. This practical book provides cost-efficient and useful tools that fulfill the requirements of accreditation agencies, legislatures, and review boards to ensure a simple, successful assessment process.In an easy-to-read manner, Walvoord explores planning, budgeting, and changes in curriculum, pedagogy, and programming. Thenew edition addressesusing standardized tests, portfolios, and e-portfolios for the assessment process, and includesnew institution-wide planning tools developed by the author for anyone in higher education."

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Get this to defend yourself from administrators who want to do something different from what it presents. They will thank you for it in the end. Read full review



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Barbara E. Walvoord is professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame. She was coordinator of Notre Dame's regional accreditation self-study, the founding director of four faculty development programs– all of which have won national acclaim—and a consultant on assessment. She is the coauthor of Effective Grading, from Jossey-Bass.

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