Linda Suskie

  A Common Sense Approach to Assessment & Accreditation


Helpful assessment resources

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 5:20 AM

A newcomer to assessment recently asked me for advice on resources to get up to speed on assessment. In my last blog post I suggested 8 essential books for an assessment practitioner’s bookshelf. Here are some other resources I’ve found invaluable:


Membership Organizations

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education 

Association for Higher Education Effectiveness 

Association of American Colleges & Universities



Assessment Update 

Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education 

Research and Practice in Assessment


Face to Face Conferences

Assessment Institute in Indianapolis 

Accreditors’ conferences

Smaller regional assessment conferences


(Free) News Feeds

Inside Higher Ed 

Lumina Foundation Daily Higher Education News 

Education Dive: Higher Ed 

Academe Today (free daily newsletter of the Chronicle of Higher Education)


Online Discussion Groups

Higher Education: Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes & Educational Innovation LinkedIn group

ASSESS listserv sponsored by AAHLE

AHEE listserv sponsored by AHEE

ACCSHE listserv (accreditation in southern U.S. higher education)


Online Resources

Assessment Commons

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

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Reply David Onder
10:08 AM on January 12, 2016 
Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) also has a face-to-face conference. Fortunately for assessment professionals, they happen at different times of the year (AALHE is in May).