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Assessment

Continuous Quality Improvement

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Quality Enhancement Plan

Rubrics

Strategic Planning

Student Affairs

Student Learning

Survey Development

Academic Programs

Bresciani, M. J. (2006). Outcomes-based academic and co-curricular program review: A compilation of institutional good practices. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Diamond, R. M. (1998). Designing & assessing courses & curricula: A practical guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Dickeson, R. C. (1999). Prioritizing academic programs and services: Reallocating resources to achieve strategic balance. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Assessment

Allen, M. J. (2004). Assessing academic programs in higher education. Bolton, MA: Anker.

Banta, T. W. (Ed.). (2007). Assessing student achievement in general education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W. (Ed.). (2007). Assessing student learning in the disciplines. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W. & Associates. (2002). Building a scholarship of assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W., Lund, L. P., Black, K. E., & Oblander, F. W. (1996). Assessment in practice: Putting principles to work on college campuses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Dean, L. A. (Ed.). (2006). CAS Professional Standards For Higher Education (6th ed.). Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. Washington, DC: Author.

Hogan, T. P. (2007). Educational assessment: A practical introduction. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Huba, M. E. & Freed, J. E. (2000). Learner-centered assessment on college campuses: Shifting the focus from teaching to learning. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Kuh, G. D., Kinzie, J., Schuh, J. H., & Whitt, E. J. (2005). Assessing conditions to enhance educational effectiveness: The inventory for student engagement and success. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Maki, P. L. (2004). Assessing for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution (1st ed.). Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Miller, B. A. (2007). Assessing organizational performance in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

National Research Council. (2001). Knowing what students know: The science and design of educational assessment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Nichols, J. O. (1995). Assessment case studies: Common issues in implementation with various campus approaches to resolution. New York: Agathon.

Nichols, J. O., & Nichols, K. W. (1991). The departmental guide and record book for student outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness (3rd ed.). New York: Agathon.

Nichols, J. O., & Nichols, K. W., et al. (2005). A road map for improvement of student learning and support services through assessment. New York: Agathon.

Palomba, C. A., & Banta, T. W. (1999). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, and improving assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Palomba, C. A., & Banta, T. W. (2001). Assessing student competence in accredited disciplines: Pioneering approaches to assessment in higher education (1st ed.). Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Strayhorn, T. L. (2006). Frameworks for Assessing Learning and Development Outcomes. Washington, DC: Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS).

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Continuous Quality Improvement

Dew, J. R., & Nearing, M. M. (2004). Continuous quality improvement in higher education. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Georgia, J. E., & Miller, J. E. (Eds.). (2005). On becoming a productive university: Strategies for reducing costs and increasing quality in higher education. Bolton, MA: Anker.

Greiner, A. C., & Knebel, E. (Eds.). (2003). Health professions education: A bridge to quality. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Education\Curriculum

Bates, T., & Poole, G. (2003). Effective teaching with technology in higher education foundations for success. The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Branche, J., Mullennix, J. W., & Cohn, E. R. (2007). Diversity across the curriculum a guide for faculty in higher education. Bolton, Mass: Anker Pub.

Comeaux, P. (2002). Communication and collaboration in the online classroom examples and applications. Bolton, Mass: Anker Pub.

Garrison, D. R., & Vaughan, N. D. (2008). Blended learning in higher education framework, principles, and guidelines. The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wehlburg, C. (2006). Meaningful course revision enhancing academic engagement using student learning data. Bolton, Mass: Anker.

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Focus Groups

Krueger, R. A. (1994). Focus groups: A practical guide for applied research (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Simon, J. S. (1999). Conducting successful focus groups: How to get the information you need to make smart decisions. Saint Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder.

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Leadership / Teamwork

Lencioni, P. (2002). The five dysfunctions of a team: A leadership fable. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Quality Enhancement Plans (QEP)

Medical University of South Carolina. (2007, February). Creating collaborative care (C3): A quality enhancement plan (QEP). DRAFT.

University of Louisville. (2007). Ideas to action: Using critical thinking to foster student learning and community engagement.

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Rubrics

Stevens, D. D., & Levi, A. J. (2005). Introduction to rubrics: An assessment tool to save grading time, convey effective feedback and promote student learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

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Strategic Planning

Angelica, E. (2001). The Wilder non-profit field guide to crafting effective mission and vision statements. Saint Paul, MN: Wilder.

Below, P. J., Morrisey, G. L., & Acomb, B. L. (1987). The executive guide to strategic planning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Dooris, M. J., Kelley, J. M., & Trainer, J. F. (Eds.). (2004). Successful strategic planning. (New Directions for Student Services No. 123). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Student Affairs

Guentzel, M. J., & Nesheim, B. E. (Eds.). (2006). Supporting graduate and professional students: The role of student affairs. (New Directions for Student Services No. 115). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kruger, K. (Ed.). (2005). Technology in student affairs: Supporting student learning and services. (New Directions for Student Services No. 112). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sandeen, A., & Barr, M. J. (2006). Critical issues for student affairs: Challenges and opportunities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Schuh. J. H., & Upcraft, M. L. and Associates. (2001). Assessment practice in student affairs: An applications manual. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Upcraft, M. L., & Schuh, J. H. (with Miller, T. K., Terenzini, P.T., & Whitt, E. J.). (1996). Assessment in student affairs: A guide for practitioners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Student Learning

Blimling, G. S., & Whitt, E. J. and Associates. (1999). Good practice in student affairs: Principles to foster student learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bresciani, M. J., Zelna, C. L., & Anderson, J. A. (2004). Assessing student learning and development: A handbook for practitioners. Washington, DC: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Keeling, R. P. (Ed.). (2004). Learning reconsidered: A campus wide focus on the student experience. Washington, DC: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and American College Personnel Administrators.

Keeling, R. P. (Ed.). (2006). Learning reconsidered 2: Implementing a campus wide focus on the student experience. Washington, DC: ACPA, ACUHO-I, ACUI, NACA, NACADA, NASPA, and NIRSA.

Walvoord, B. E., & Anderson, V. J. (1998). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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Survey Development

Bradburn, N. M., Sudman, S., & Wansink, B. (2004). Asking questions: The definitive guide to questionnaire design : for market research, political polls, and social and health questionnaires. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Dillman, D. A. (2007). Mail and internet surveys: The tailored design method (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Salant, P., & Dillman, D. A. (1994). How to conduct your own survey. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Weisberg, H. F. (2005). The total survey error approach: A guide to the new science of survey research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

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