Assessment Workshops & Resources

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This page includes links to a variety of assessment resources with a particular focus on workshops and resources specific to co-curricular, service, and academic support units. All resources are grouped by content area. New links and information will continue to be added over time.

Please go to the Compliance Assist Resources page for more information on that system.


Assessment Resources

Resources Specific to University of Wisconsin-Platteville

  • Columns of Learning and Development (link)
  • General Education Learning Outcomes (link)
  • Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (link)
  • University's Higher Learning Commission Accrediation site (link)
  • University's Strategic Planning site (link)

Method Selection & Method How To's

Method Selection

  • Presentation: Assessing Outside of the (Check)Box (pdf)
    • Small Group Work Scenarios (pdf)


  • Selecting Scales for Survey Questions and Rubrics (pdf)
  • Tips for Writing Survey Invitations (link)


  • Selecting Scales for Survey Questions and Rubrics (pdf -- rubric specific information on page 3)
  • Presentation: Using Rubrics Outside of the Classroom (pdf)
    • Small Group Worksheet - Identifying Rubric Dimensions (docx)

Data Analysis, Sharing & Reporting

  • Presentation: Analyzing and Interpreting Assessment Results (pdf) - an introduction to quantitative and qualitiative data analysis concepts
  • Presentation: Telling Your Story - Sharing and Reporting Assessment Results (pdf) - four principles to help guide better sharing and use of results

Assessment Professional Organizations & Involvement Opportunities

  • ACPA - Commission for Assessment and Evaluation(link)
  • NASPA - Student Affairs Assessment, Evaluation and Research Knowledge Community (link)
  • SAAL - Student Affairs Assessment Leaders - primarily serves as a professional listserv (link)
  • American Eduational Research Assocation(link)
  • Association for Institutional Research(link)


Have question that wasn't answered? Have a suggestion for other resources? Contact the Coordinator of Co-Curricular Assessment and Program Review (see contact information in right-hand pane).

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