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  • Past NASPA Annual Conference Sponsored Programs

    Coming Soon

    2015

    Program Title Coordinating Presenter Powerpoint/Other Resources
    The integrated student: Advancing practice and research on student learning in student affairs Amy Homkes-Hayes 

    Powerpoint Slides

    Courageous Collaboration: Team-Based Approaches to Strategic Planning for Student Success Todd Chamberlin 

    Powerpoint Slides

    Culture of Evidence Rubric

    WMU Materials

    WMU Planning Chart

  • Recommended Reading and Articles

    Resources listed below are in Alphabetical order. If you have additional resources you believe would fit this section see the bottom of this page for contact information

    • ACPA. (2007). ASK standards: Assessment skills and knowledge content standards for student affairs practitioners and scholars. Washington, DC: Author.
    • ACPA, & NASPA. (2010). Professional competency areas for student affairs practitioners. Washington, DC: Author.Allen, K. R., Elkins, B., Henning, G. W., Bayless, L. A., &Gordon, T. W. (2013). Accreditation and the role of the student affairs professional. Washington, DC: ACPA-College Student Educators International. Available fromhttp://www2.myacpa.org/publications
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA). (2007).ASK standards: Assessment skills and knowledge content standards for student affairs practitioners and scholars.Washington, D. C.: Author.
    • Angelo, T. & Cross, K. (1993). Class assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Anderson, L. W., & Krathwohl, D. R. (2001). A taxonomy for learning, teaching and assessing: A revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of educational objectives, abridged edition. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
    • Banta, T. W., Lund, J. P., Black, K. E., Oblander, F. W. (Eds.) (1996). Assessment in practice: Putting principles to work on college campuses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Bloom, B. S. (1968). Learning for mastery. UCLA: Center for the study of evaluation of instructional programs, (1)2. Los Angeles, CA.
    • Bresciani, M. J., Zelna, C. L., and Anderson, J. A. (2004).Assessing student learning and development: A handbook for practitioners. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
    • Bresciani, M. J., Moore Gardner, M., Hickmott, J. (2010).Demonstrating Student success: A practical guide to outcomes-based assessment of learning and development in student affairs. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • Bresciani, M. J. (2011, August). Making assessment meaningful: What new student affairs professionals and those new to assessment need to know (NILOA Assessment Brief: Student Affairs). Urbana, IL: University for Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.
    • Collins, K. M., & Roberts, D. M. (Eds.). (2012). Learning is not a sprint: Assessing and documenting student leader learning in cocurricular involvement. Washington, DC: NASPA.
    • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. Professional standards in higher education (August, 2012). 8th Ed. Washington, D.C.: Author.
    • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (2006). Frameworks for assessing learning and development outcomes. Washington, D.C.: Author.
    • Culp, M. M. & Dungy, G. J. (Eds.). (2012). Building a culture of evidence in student affairs: A guide for leaders and practitioners. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
    • Dillman, D. A., Smyth, J. D., & Christian, L., M. (2014). Internet, phone, mail, and mixed-mode surveys: The tailored design method (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Evergreen, S. D. H. (2014). Presenting data effectively: Communicating your findings for maximum impact. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
    • Ewell, P. T. (2009, November). Assessment, accountability, and improvement: Revisiting the tension(NILOA Occasional Paper No.1). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.
    • Heinich, R., Molenda, M., Russell, J., & Smaldino, S. (2002). Instructional Media and Technologies for Learning (7th ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
    • Henning, G. W., & Roberts, D. (2016). Student affairs assessment: Theory to practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • Kaufman, R., & Guerra-Lopez, I. (2013). Needs assessment for organizational success. Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press.
    • Keeling, R. (Ed.). (2004). Learning reconsidered. A campus-wide focus on the student experience. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators & American College Personnel Association.
    • Keeling, R. P (Ed). (2006). Learning reconsidered 2A practical guide to implementing a campus-wide focus on the student experience. Washington, D.C.: American College Personnel Association, Association of College and Housing Officers—International, Association of College Unions—International, National Academic Advising Association, National Association of Campus Activities, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, & National Intramural—Recreational Sports Association.
    • Keeling, R. P., Wall, A. F., Underhile, R., and Dungy, G. J. (2008). Assessment reconsidered. Washington, D. C.: International Center for Student Success and Institutional Accountability.
    • Keller, D. K. (2006). The tao of statistics: A path of understanding (with no math). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
    • Kranzler, J. H. (2006). Statistics for the terrified (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
    • Krueger, R. A., & Casey, M. A. (2015). Focus groups: A practical guide for applied research. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
    • Maki, P. L. (2004). Assessing for learning: Building a sustainable commitment across the institution. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • Miller, M. A. (2012, January). From denial to acceptance: The stages of assessment (NILOA Occasional Paper No.13). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.
    • Palomba, Catherine A., & Banta, Trudy W. (1999).Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, improving. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Pascarella, E. T., & Terenzini, P. T. (2005). How college affects students: A third decade of research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Phillips Bingham, R., Bureau, D. A., & Garrison Duncan, A. (Eds.). (2015). Leading assessment for student success: Ten tenets that change culture and practice in student affairs. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • Pulliam Phillps, P., Phillips, J. J., & Aaron, B. (2013). Survey basics. Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press.
    • Roberts, D. M., & Bailey, K. J. (Eds.). (2016). New Directions in Student Leadership: No. 151. Assessing student leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Schuh, J. H., Biddix, J. P., Dean, L. A., & Kinzie, J. (Eds.). (2016). Assessment in student affairs (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Schuh, J. M., Upcraft, M. L. and Associates.(2001).Assessment practice in student affairs: An applications manual. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 
    • Schuh, J. M., & Associates (2008). Assessment methods for student affairs. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Schuh, J. H., & Gansemer-Topf, A. M. (2010, December).The role of student affairs in student learning assessment(NILOA Occasional Paper No.7). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.
    • Schuh, J. (Ed.) (2013, Summer). Selected contemporary issues in assessment. (J. Schuh, Ed.) New Directions in Student Services 2013(142).
    • Sriram, R. (2014). Five things not to do in developing surveys for assessment in student affairs. Washington, DC: NASPA. 
    • Sriram, R. (2017). Student affairs by the numbers: Quantitative research and statistics for professionals. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • Stevens, D. D., & Levi, A. J. (2013). Introduction to rubrics: An assessment tool to save grading time, convey effective feedback, and promote student learning (2nd ed.). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • Suskie, L. A. (2009). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide (2nd Ed). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Timm. D. M., Davis Barham. J., McKinney, J., & Knerr, A. R. (2013). Assessment in practice: A companion guide to the ASK standards. Washington, DC: ACPA-College Student Educators International. Available from http://www2.myacpa.org/publications
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2009). Making data meaningful, Part 1: A guide to writing stories about numbers. New York, NY: United Nations.
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2009). Making data meaningful, Part 2: A guide to presenting statistics. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2011). Making data meaningful, Part 3: A guide to communicating with the media. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. (2012). Making data meaningful, Part 4: A guide to improving statistical literacy. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.
    • Upcraft, M.L and Schuh, J.H. (1996). Assessment in student affairs: a guide for practitioners. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Urdan, T. (2001). Statistics in plain English. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Association.
    • Walvoord, B.E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions,      departments, and general education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Yancey Gulley, N., Dean, S. R., & Dean, L. A. (Eds.). (2017). Using the CAS Professional Standards: Diverse examples of practice. Washington, DC: NASPA, ACPA, and CAS.
    • Yousey-Elsener, Bentrim, E., & Henning, G. W. (Eds.). (2015). Coordinating student affairs divisional assessment: A practical guide. Sterling, VA: Stylus. 
  • Web Resources
  • Student Affairs Assessment Websites
  • Additional NASPA Resources
AER KC Stratetic Plan

The Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community has developed a strategic plan for the KC. For more information on the roadmap created to guide the AER KC see the PDF found here - http://apps.naspa.org/files/NASPA_AERKC_StrategicPlan2017.pdf 

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