Resources and Links
Coconino Community College's general education learning outcomes and college courses that cover them, and a description of how the college has CAAP exams in reading and writing, with SWOT analysis.
Isothermal Community College's student learning outcomes and rubrics with 1-4 scale in 1. Communications (reading, writing, speaking, listening), 2. Information Literacy, 3. Problem solving, 4. Interpersonal Skills, 5. Quantitative Skills, and 6. Cognitive Skills.
College of DuPage's comparisons to national norms on 6 tests (writing, reading, math, critical thinking, science reasoning, essay) and student self-reports on progress in three other general education areas: understanding and appreciating culture, understanding and appreciating environment, and developing a system of personal values.
Palomar College's six general education competency sets: Communication, Cognition, Information Competency, Social Interaction, Aesthetic Responsiveness, Personal Development and Responsibility, and demonstrated competencies in three categories: Beginner, Developing, and Accomplished.
Geneva College's good examples of writing measurable outcomes.
The FLAG Project is a guide stressing deep learning by connecting curriculum, instruction and assessment (CIA), particularly strong on matching goal with assessment tool.
A rubric for writing in Biology from Southern Illinois University (A-F with definitions).
A rubric with 4-point scales: frequently, occasionally, seldom, and almost never, are used.
A summary of what are rubrics, how to create them, and how to use them from CSU Fresno.
A math project problem with two scoring rubrics from C. E. Emenaker of the University of Cincinnati.
National Council for Staff, Program, and Organizational Development (NBCSPOP), a step-by-step manual for putting on a CATs workshop.
The Journal of Chemical Education, a 22 question nationally-normed multiple-choice test on basic chemistry concepts.
The FLAG Project, good examples (problems, tests, surveys) in science, math, engineering, and technology.
Larry Kelley, University of Louisiana, Monroe, a summary of course-embedded assessment, examples of ten program assessment plans, basics of rubrics, and several rubric templates.