Other Resources

General Assessment Resources

Assessment Resources from Other Universities

  • UCLA’s assessment site — This site provides thorough practical information on assessment of student learning designed to be compatible with research university culture.
  • Georgetown University’s assessment site — The section "Program Level Assessment" offers clear information summarizing the steps of the assessment cycle, from creating learning outcomes to using evidence to improve student learning.
  • CNDLS Assessment Services — Georgetown University's Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship.
  • Assessment Glossary — Carleton College's Science Education Resource Center (SERC) has posted this useful assessment glossary.
  • Functions of Assessment — Carleton's SERC developed this summary of the distinct roles of four different types of assessment: Formative, Summative, Evaluative and Educative.

Books and Articles on Assessment

UCSB Accreditation

  • UCSB's Accreditation site — All reports related to UC Santa Barbara's accreditation by WASC.
  • WASC — UC Santa Barbara is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges' Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.