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Resources in the Center for Teaching and Learning

Below are resources on assessment at all levels -- course to program -- available from the Center for Teaching and Learning in the Fitchburg State Library

Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. [Multiple copies.]

Black, L., Daiker, D., Sommers, J., & Stygall, G. (eds.) (1994). New directions in portfolio assessment: Effective practice, critical thinking, and large-scale scoring. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Diamon, R.M. (1998). Designing and assessing courses and curricula: A practical guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. [see esp. Chapter 10.]

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

Norris, S.P. & Ennis, R.H.(1989) Evaluating critical thinking. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Press and Software.

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

Reynolds, N. (2000) Portfolio keeping: A guide for students. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s.

Wholey, J.S. Hatry, H.P., & Newcomer, K.E. (eds.) (2004.) Handbook of practical program evaluation, 2nd ed. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass.

Wolcott, W. & Legg, S.M. (1998). An overview of writing assessment: Theory, research, and practice. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Yancey, K.B. & Huot, B. (eds.) (1997). Assessing writing across the curriculum: Diverse approaches and practices. Greenwich, CT: Ablex