General References on Assessment, Teaching, and Learning

(Courtesy of the former Office of Institutional Assessment, Research and Testing)

  • Alexander, C. N. & Langer, E. J. (Eds.). (1990). Higher Stages of Human Development: Perspectives on Adult Growth. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Angelo, T. & Cross, P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for Faculty (2nd Edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Astin, A. (1985). Achieving Educational Excellence. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Astin, A. (1991). Assessment for Excellence: The Philosophy and Practice of Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. New York: American Council on Education and Macmillan Publishing Co.
  • Astin, A. (1993). What Matters in College? Four Critical Years Revisited. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Banta, T. W. & Associates. (1993). Making a Difference: Outcomes of a Decade of Assessment in Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Banta, T. W. (1996). Assessment in Practice: Putting Principles to Work on College Campuses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Bean, J. C. (1996). Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Brown, G., et al. (1997). Assessing Student Learning in Higher Education. London: Routledge.
  • Caine, R. N., & Gaine, G. (1994). Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain. Reading: Addison-Wesley.
  • Centra, J. A. (1993). Reflective Faculty Evaluation: Enhancing Teaching and Determining Faculty Effectiveness. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1997). Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life. New York: Basic Books.
  • Clinchy, B. (1994). On Critical Thinking and Connected Knowing. In K. S. Walters (ed.), Re-thinking Reason: New Perspectives in Critical Thinking. Albany: State University of New York Press.
  • Cooper, J.L. & Mueck, R. (1992). Student Involvement in Learning: Cooperative Learning and College Instruction. In A. Goodsell et al. (Eds.), Collaborative Learning: A Source-book for Higher Education. University Park, Pa.: National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning, and Assessment.
  • Cooper, J.L., et al. (1994). Cooperative Learning in the Classroom. In D. F. Halpern and Associates, Changing College Classrooms: New Teaching and Learning Strategies for an Increasingly Complex World. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Cross, K.P. & Steadman, M.H. (1996). Classroom Research: Implementing the Scholarship of Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Davis, Barbara Gross (1993). Tools for Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Diamond, Robert M. (1995). Preparing for Promotion and Tenure Review: A Faculty Guide. Bolton, Mass.: Anker.
  • Diamond, Robert M. (1998). Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide.. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Edgerton, R. et al. (1991). The Teaching Portfolio: Capturing the Scholarship in Teaching. Washington, D.C.: American Association for Higher Education.
  • Feldman, K.A. & Paulsen, M.B. (1994). Teaching and Learning in the College Classroom. ASHE Reader Series. New York: Ginn.
  • Gardiner, Lion F. (1996). Redesigning Higher Education: Producing Dramatic Gains in Student Learning, Report 7. Washington, D. C.: Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University.
  • Gibbs, G. (ed.)(1994). Improving Student Learning: Theory and Practice. Oxford, England: Oxford Centre for Staff Development, Oxford Brookes University.
  • Grunert, Judith (1997). The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach. Bolton, Mass.: Anker.
  • Hutchings, P. (1993). Cases to Improve College Teaching: A Guide to More Reflective Practice. Washington, D.C.: American Association for Higher Education.
  • Jacobi, M., Astin, A., & Ayala, F. (1987). College Student Outcomes Assessment: A Talent Development Perspective. College Station, TX: Association for the Study of Higher Education.
  • Kotulak, R.A. (1996). Inside the Brain: Revolutionary Discoveries of How the Mind Works. Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel.
  • Langer, E. (1997). The Power of Mindful Learning. New York: Addison-Wesley.
  • Laurillard, D. (1993). Rethinking University Teaching: A Framework for the Effective Use of Educational Technology. Routledge. (ISBW#:0-415-09289-2).
  • Mathematical Sciences Education Board & National Research Council (1993). Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.
  • McMillan, J.H.(Ed.) (1988). Assessing Students' Learning. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 34. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Nichols, J.O. (1991). The Departmental Guide to Implementation of Student Outcomes Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness. New York: Agathon Press.
  • Perry, W.G., Jr.(1970). Forms of Intellectual Development in the College Years. New York: Henry Holt.
  • Ramsden, P. (1992). Learning to Teach in Higher Education. New York: Routledge.
  • Schmeck, R. (ed.) (1996). Learning Strategies and Learning Styles. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Sylwester, R. (1995). A Celebration of Neurons: An Educator's Guide to the Human Brain. Alexandria, VA: Assoc. of Curriculum and Supervision.
  • Wiggins, G.P. (1993). Assessing Student Performance: Exploring the Purpose and Limits of Testing. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
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