Assessment Resources

Hartwick College's Stevens-German Library has an extensive collection of resources on researve in the library to assist faculty and staff in their institutional and student learning assessment efforts.

National Resource Center: Extensive list of resources including assessment of first-year, sophomore-year and senior experiences.

Instructional Assessment Resources: While trying to sell consulting service, the Instructional Assessment Resources provides excellent resources on assessing student learning including information on how to do assessment of student learning, tools for student learning assessment and an extensive bibliography broken up in categories, with many resources accessible right from the page.

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide: Compiled by the National Institute for Science Education, provides an excellent primer to assessment with a focus on classroom assessment techniques.

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment: One of the most comprehensive lists of resources housed at NC State University includes general resources, assessment handbooks, disciplinary and department specific assessment and exemplars, information on accreditation and classroom assessment techniques.

Discipline Specific Resources Guide(in PDF format)

"Creating an Assessment Plan" in Linda Suskie (2004) Assessing Student Learning:  A Common Sense Guide

SUNY Geneseo Assessment Plan


ASSESS at University of Kentucky for people interested in a broad variety of assessment issues. This list is well organized list and has achieves of list discussions.

Learning Assessment Listserv also has archives available at

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