Category: New to Assessment

A Portrait of the Assessment Professional in the United States: Results from a National Survey

This occasional paper├é┬ápresents the results of the Assessment Professional Survey and outlines a profile of assessment professionals or the roles and responsibilities these individuals perform in institutions of higher education. By examining the demographics, range of roles and responsibilities, types of methodological skills and the service contribution of these professionals, this study provides the first... Read more »

Mapping Learning: A Toolkit of Resources

The curriculum mapping toolkit is focused on mapping learning in the variety of places it occurs including within a program, across general education, throughout the institution, and in the co-curriculum. The mapping toolkit provides resources for community colleges, certification programs, and learning experiences that may not be deemed a program per se along with tools... Read more »

Degrees That Matter: Moving Higher Education to a Learning Systems Paradigm

Concerned by ongoing debates about higher education that talk past one another, the authors of this book show how to move beyond these and other obstacles to improve the student learning experience and further successful college outcomes. Offering an alternative to the culture of compliance in assessment and accreditation, they propose a different approach which... Read more »

Hawai’i Pacific University

Hawai’i Pacific University’s (HPU) Student Success website is this month’s NILOA Featured Website! Located under the institution’s mission in the “About Us” web page, HPU presents various resources and information focused around student success in a high-traffic and easily accessible location. Website visitors can peruse HPU’s institutional learning outcome statements which are available for the… Read more »