Resources and Links


TLA Resources/Library

Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning (AAHE)

The Office for Teaching, Learning, & Assessment library has a broad selection of assessment texts that may be useful to faculty at DePaul. If you are interested in borrowing one of our texts, please visit our office at 25 E. Jackson, Ste. 1300 to browse the collection, or please contact us at

Web Sites

College Composition and Communication's Position on Writing Assessment

ERIC -- National information clearinghouse on higher education. 

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation

Center for the Study of Higher Education -- at Penn State

North Carolina State's assessment resource page -- excellent and comprehensive list of assessment resources available on the internet and links to assessment pages at other universities.

Portland State University's Center for Academic Excellence features events and resources related to university assessment and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Virginia Tech's Office of Academic Assessment

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General Articles

Slocum, Timothy A. Evaluation of Direct Instruction Implementations. Journal of Direct Instruction. v3 n2 p111-37 Sum 2003. 

Bain, Robert. Mirel, Jeffrey. Reviving Standards-Based Reform: A Look at Teaching History. College Board Review. n198 p21-27 Win 2003.

Lopez, Cecilia L. Assessment of Student Learning: Challenges and Strategies. Journal of Academic Librarianship. v28 n6 p356-67 Nov 2002.

Welsh, John F. Alexander, Suraj. Dey, Sukhen. Continuous Quality Measurement: Restructuring Assessment for a New Technological and Organisational Environment. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. v26 n5 p391-401 Oct 2001. 

Kuh, George D. Banta, Trudy W.  Faculty-Student Affairs Collaboration on Assessment-Lessons from the Field. About Campus. v4 n6 p4-11 Jan-Feb 2000. 

Terwilliger, James. Semantics, Psychometrics, and Assessment Reform: A Close Look at "Authentic" Assessments. Educational Researcher. v26 n8 p24-27 Nov 1997.

Eisenbach, Regina. Golich, Vicki. Curry, Renee. Classroom Assessment Across the Disciplines. New Directions for Teaching and Learning. n75 p59-66 Fall 1998. 

Astin, Alexander W. Assessment for Excellence: The Philosophy and Practice of Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. American Council on Education/Macmillan Series on Higher Education. 335 p. 1991  (conference paper, must be purchased through EDRS)

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Discipline Specific Articles

Assessment articles by discipline.

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Learning Outcomes

Assessment Web Site

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