Institutional Effectiveness

A Practitioner's Handbook for Institutional Effectiveness and Student Outcomes Assessment Implementation. Third Edition. 

Association for Higher Education Effectiveness (resources on integrated institutional effectiveness)

TCUS information at the "National Center for Education Statistics"

Touro At-A-Glance

Outcomes Assessment 

Assessment Commons: Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment 

Assessment Evaluation and Research resources – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)  

Curriculum Mapping - Mapping Learning: A Toolkit

Examples of Good Assessment Practice - National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment

The Impact of Formative Assessment: Emphasizing Outcome Measures in Legal Education – Symposium

Reports and White Papers on Outcomes Assessment - National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment  (NILOA)

The Role of Student Affairs in Student Learning Assessment

Rubrics - Introduction to Rubrics

Rubrics – Book - What Are Rubrics and Why Are They Important?

Rubrics – Example of Rubric for Scoring Writing

Assessment Professional Development Videos, Presentations & Workshops

Videos & Presentations


Conferences & Webinars



Curriculum Mapping


Program Review

Program Review: Setting a Standard - Educational Policies Committee 2008-09 - Article

Lessons learned while conducting educational program assessment - Article

Best Practices Academic Program Review

Community-Based Program Review at IUPUI - Article 

Searchable Publications of Program Level Assessment - National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment

WASC Program Review Resource Guide

WASC Graduate Program Review Resource Guide

Institutional Data

Association of Institutional Research

Institutional Research in Higher Education - Tasks Performed - Article

Institutions’ Use of Data and Analytics for Student Success: Results from a Landscape Analysis – Report

Preserving the Integrity of Institutional Data Reporting - Article

The Future of Institutional Research: An Aspirational Model – Article

Studies and Reports

Strategic Planning

A Practical Guide to Strategic Planning in Higher Education

Integrating Higher Education Planning and Assessment: A Practical Guide

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Bi-annual Trends for Higher Education Report

Strategic Planning in Higher Education - Best Practices and Benchmarking

Accreditors Standards and Criteria Links

Statements of Accreditation Status

TUC California WASC

TUW California WASC

HTC Illinois

TC New York

Regional Accreditors

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WASC) 

Specialized Accreditors

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

American Bar Association (ABA)

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) 

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)  

Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 

General Assessment Best Practices

Critical Thinking Using Signature Assignments

Wiley Online Library - Assessment Update

Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning

Faculty Resource Library

Classroom Assessment Techniques

Authentic Assessment Toolbox

Essential Student Affairs Assessment Resources

Assessment of Academic Advising