The following books are available for check-out from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Allen, Mary J. (2004). Assessing academic programs in higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Allen, Mary J. (2006). Assessing general education programs. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Angelo, Thomas, & K. Patricia Cross. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers. Second ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Banta, Trudy, et al. (2002). Building a scholarship of assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Council for the Advancement of Standards. (2015). CAS professional standards for higher education. Ninth edition.
Driscoll, Amy & Swarup Wood. (2007). Developing outcomes-based assessment for learner-centered education: A faculty introduction. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Driscoll, Amy, & Diane Cordero de Noriega, eds. (2006). Taking ownership of accreditation: Assessment processes that promote institutional improvement and faculty engagement. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Gwet, Kilem. (2012). Handbook of inter-rater reliability. Third ed. Gaithersburg, MD: Advanced Analytics.
Lewis, Ralph G. & Douglas H. Smith. (1994). Total Quality in Higher Education. DelRay Beach, FL: St. Lucie Press.
Light, Richard. (2001). Making the most of college. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Nichols, James O., ed. (1995). A practitioner’s handbook for institutional effectiveness and student outcomes assessment implementation. New York, NY: Agathon Press.
Nichols, Karen W., & James O. Nichols. (2000). The department head’s guide to assessment implementation in administrative and educational support units. New York, NY: Agathon Press.
Palloff, Rena M. & Keith Pratt. (2009). Assessing the online learning: Resources and strategies for faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Palomba, Catherine A. & Trudy W. Banta. (1999). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing and improving assessment in higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Schuh, John H, J. Patrick Biddix, Laura A. Dean, & Jillian Kinzie. (2016). Assessment in student affairs. Second ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Suskie, Linda. (2009). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide. Second ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Suskie, Linda. (2015). Five dimensions of quality: A common sense guide to accreditation and accountability. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Walvoord, Barbara & Virginia Johnson Anderson. (1998). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Walvoord, Barbara E. (2010). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments and general education. Second ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Weimer, Maryellen. (1996). Improving your classroom teaching. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publishing.
The following are available as PDF, or as a hard copy that you may browse in the OIE office
Association of American Colleges & Universities. (2015). Step up and lead for equality. www.aacu.org/sites/default/files/StepUpLeadEquity.pdf
Association of American Colleges & Universities. (2016). Recent trends in general education design, learning outcomes, and teaching approaches. www.aacu.org/sites/default/files/files/LEAP/2015_Survey_Report2_GEtrends.pdf
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. (October 2014). Random access: The Latino student experience with prior learning assessment. www.cael.org/pla/publication/random-access-the-latino-experience-with-prior-learning-assessment
Finley, Ashley, & Tia McNair. (2013). Assessing underserved students’ engagement in high-impact practices. Association of American Colleges & Universities. www.aacu.org/sites/default/files/files/assessinghips/AssessingHIPS_TGGrantReport.pdf
Lumina Foundation. (Winter 2012). A new lens for learning: DQP has promise as a tool to ensure degrees’ quality. [about methods to measure rigor across programs and levels] focus.luminafoundation.org/pdf/winter2012/files/assets/downloads/publication.pdf
Lumina Foundation. (Spring 2011). Un Nuevo día. [in English, about serving Hispanic students] focus.luminafoundation.org/pdf/spring2011/files/assets/downloads/publication.pdf
SACSCOC. (2012). The principles of accreditation: Foundations for quality enhancement. www.sacscoc.org/pdf/2012PrinciplesOfAcreditation.pdf
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. (2016). 60x30TX [Texas higher education strategic plan] www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/6862.PDF?CFID=42058138&CFTOKEN=69598054
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. (2016). Texas public higher education almanac. www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/7831.PDF?CFID=44462670&CFTOKEN=69405114