For Futher Reading:

Angelo, T.A., Cross, K.P. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Banta, T. W., Jones, E. A., Black, K. E. (2009). Designing effective assessment: Principles and profiles of good practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (Provides examples of good practice.)

Banta, T. W. (Ed.). (2007). Assessing student learning in the disciplines. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

National Resource Center for the First-year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. (2010). A faculty and staff guide to Creating Learning Outcomes. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. (A short booklet available at the Office of Institutional Assessment)

Palomba, C. A. & Banta, T. W. (1999). Assessment essentials: Planning, implementing, and improving assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Suskie, L. A. (2009). Assessing Student Learning: A common sense guide, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (An excellent resource, and easy to read!)

Walvoord, B. E. (2004). Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.