Tarver LibraryReserve Sections of the Swilley and Tarver Libraries

Angelo, Thomas A., & Cross, K. Patricia. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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

Banta, T.W. and Associates. Making a difference: Out comes of a Decade of assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.

Brown, S., and Race, P. 500 Tips on Assessment. Herndon, VA.: Stylus Publishing

Entwistle, Noel J. (2000). Approaches to studying and levels of understanding: The influences of teaching and assessment. In J.C. Smart (ed.), Higher education: Handbook of theory and research, Vol 16 (pp. 156-218), New York: Agathon Press.

Fletcher, S. Competence-based assessment techniques. Herndon, VA.: Stylus Publishing.

Freeman, R. Planning and implementing assessment. London: Kogan Page, 1998.

Glassick, C.E., Huber, MtT., & Maeroff, G.I. (1997). Scholarship assessed: Evaluation of the professorate. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Gardiner, L.F., Anderson, C., and Cambridge, B.L. (eds.). Learning through assessment: A resource guide for higher education. Washington, D.C.: AAHE, 1997

Gray, P.J., and Banta, T.W. (eds.). The campus-level impact of assessment: progress, problems, and possibilities. New Directions for Higher Education, no. 100. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.

Huba, Mary E., & Freed, Jann E. (2000). Learner-centered assessment on college campuses: Shifting the focus from teaching to learning. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

SwilleyMiller, A., Imrie, B.W., and Cox, K. Student assessment in higher education. Herndon, VA., Stylus Publishing.

Nichols, James O., et al. (1995). A practitioner's handbook for institutional effectiveness and student outcomes assessment implementation (3rd ed.). New York: Agathon.

Palomba, Catherine A., & Banta, Trudy W. (1999). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, improving. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Steen, Lynn Arthur. (1992, May). 20 Questions that deans should ask their mathematics department (or, that a sharp department will ask itself). AAHE Bulletin, 44(9), 3-6.

Suskie, Linda. (2000, May). Fair assessment practices: Giving students equitable opportunities to demonstrate learning. AAHE Bulletin, 52(9), 7-9.

Upcraft, M.L., and Schuh, J.H. Assessment in student affairs: A guide for practitioners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass., 1996.

Walvoord, Barbara, & Anderson, Virginia Johnson. (1998). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Videotapes Available in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Administration BuildingAssessment in Academic Programs (3 Parts); Assessment in Administrative and Educational Support Units (2 parts); Assessment in General Education (Part 1) Assessment in General Education (Part 2)

Best Practices and Lessons Learned—Shirley Rawlins, Associate Dean, Georgia Baptist College of NursingBest Practices and Lessons Learned: Assessment in the Major with Scott Davis, College of Liberal Arts

Best Practices: Using ePortfolios to Assess Student Progress, Randy Spaid, Assistant Professor, Tift College of Education

Beyond Bloom—Presented by Eric Lauber, Academic Specialist, Institute for Higher Education, The University of Georgia

The Changing Mosaic: Designing Successful Experiences for the New American College Student featuring Herman Blake, Mary Stuart Hunter, Gail Mellow, and Barbara Schneider

Conversation on Student Success Initiatives 3/6/03—Mercer University Undergraduate Programs

Cultivating Active Learners—Jenny Zimmerman, Assistant Director, The Learning Center—Macon Campus

Eight Ways to Increase Active Engagement of Students in Learning Through Technology, Dr. Eric Lauber, Academic Specialist, Institute for Higher Education, The University of Georgia

Questioning our Students: Ensuring Student Learning in a Seminar, John Cole, Professor and Richard Creswell, Professor, Walter F. George School of Law

Helping Our Students Chart Focused Pathways to Success: Advising as Teaching, Tony Kemp, Associate Director of the First Year Experience and Advising Center with panelists: Steve Brown, Career Services; Pete Eveland, School of Medicine; Barry Jenkins, Provost's Office; Linda Brennan, Stetson School of Business and Economics; Mary Alice Morgan, College of Liberal Arts; Jenny Peluso, College of Liberal Arts; Mary Jo Vaughan, Stetson School of Business and Economics

Implementing Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness at Mercer University: Workshop Opening Remarks with Jim Nichols, Director emeritus, University Planning and Institutional Research, The University of Mississippi

Making the Most of College—Mercer Students Speak Their Minds

Mercer Student Success Retreat 12/11/02 (9 tapes)

National Survey of Student Engagement 2002 Results—Presented by Barry Jenkins, Office of the Provost

Service Learning at Mercer University

Sentence First—Verdict Afterwards: Rethinking the Patterns of General Education, Robert Shoenberg, Senior Fellow for the Association of American Colleges and Universities

Teaching Students to Create and Manage Content for the Web: A Multimedia Project Approach with Jonathan Glance, Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts

Teaching Thinking: The State of the Art—Professor Laird Edman, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota

Teaching, Learning and the World Wide Web: Imagining the Possibilities—Jason Lemon, Mgr. Of Instructional Design, Goizueta School of Business, Emory University

What Mercer Students are Really Like: Working with a Focus Group—Presented by Vicki Eveland, Associate Professor, Stetson School of Business & Economics

Applying Cognitive Psychology to the Classroom: Thinking, Technology, and Learning with Erick Lauber, Academic Specialist, University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education

Enhancing Active Engagement of Students with Web-based Course Management Systems (Web-CT): Involving students with content, faculty, and other students—Erick Lauber, Academic Specialist, University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education

Designing Courses (Instruction) - Erick Lauber, Academic Specialist, University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education

Introduction to New Media and Moving Courses to a Digital Environment—Erick Lauber, Academic Specialist, University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education—John Chalfa, Director, Mercer University Media Center, Macon

Pocket Technologies/Handheld Computing: The Possibilities—Cynthia Alby, Governor's Teaching Fellow and Chair of Secondary Education, Georgia College and State University and Lee McCarley, Mercer School of Medicine

Fair Use and the Web—William Solomon, Vice President and General Counsel, Mercer University

A Vision for Teaching and Learning with Technology: Support for Faculty Innovators—Steve Ehrmann, Vice President for Teaching and Learning with Technology Group (TLT Group), American Association for Higher Education

A Simple Guide to Survey Development

For an overview of procedures in planning for an internal or external survey of stakeholders,

refer to the Instructional Guide developed by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE). Be sure to inform OIE of any intention to perform a survey so as to avoid any conflicts with other planned assessments being performed throughout the calendar year.