Assessment Plan Toolkit
Below are resources that may be useful to departments and programs as they create or update their assessment plan and manage activities throughout the year. For more information about assessment plans at WSU, see Key Assessment Elements: Assessment Plans.
ATL also offers a variety of workshops to WSU faculty and departments, adapted to meet goals, needs, and group contexts, to support undergraduate degree-granting programs in developing assessment systems that improve teaching, learning and curriculum. For more information, see our Workshops page or contact us.
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|Assessment Planning||WSU - ATL||What to Include in an Assessment Plan||Webpage that outlines content typically found in an assessment plan|
|Assessment Planning||WSU - ATL||"No Frills" Approach to Planning Assessment of Student Learning in Undergraduate Degree Programs||PDF resource with a "No frills" approach to assessment planning, includes an outline for an assessment plan|
|Assessment Planning||WSU - ATL||Assessment Planning Tips for Assessment Coordinators||PDF resource with an overview of assessment planning for faculty assessment coordinators, including how to get started in assessment planning|
|Assessment Plan Template||WSU - ATL||ATL-produced Assessment Plan Template||WORD doc that serves as a generic assessment plan template for WSU programs, modifiable|
|Assessment Plan Examples||WSU - ATL||ATL-produced Model Assessment Plan 1||WORD doc model assessment plan including a brief narrative overview, a 2-semester calendar of assessment activities, and tables outlining current and previous year assessment measures/cycles|
|Assessment Plan Examples||WSU - ATL||ATL-produced Model Assessment Plan 2||WORD doc model assessment plan organized around investigating one or more questions related to program learning outcomes achievement|
|Assessment Plan Examples||WSU - ATL||WSU Assessment Plan Examples||Webpage with a selected sample of assessment plans developed by WSU programs, representing different formats and disciplines|
|Assessment Activities Tracking||WSU - ATL||Guide/Crib Sheet for Program-level Assessment for Chairs and their Assessment Coordinators||PDF guide/crib sheet with what to track during the academic year for program-level assessment for department chairs or school directors and their assessment coordinators|
|Assessment Activities Tracking||WSU - ATL||Program Assessment Planning and Tracking Spreadsheet Template||Excel template for managing assessment activities and deadlines, modifiable|
|Assessment Roles||WSU - ATL||Summary of Suggested Roles and Responsibilities||PDF summary of suggested roles and responsibilities for program-level assessment of student learning|
|Assessment Management||Suskie, L.||Finding Time||Blog post that suggests stepping back to plan can help faculty make the time to do meaningful assessment|
|Assessment Management||Suskie, L.||How to Assess Anything without Killing Yourself... Really!||Blog post that offers tips on managing assessment activities|
|Assessment Management||Suskie, L.||What's a Good Schedule for Assessing Program Learning Outcomes?||Blog post that provides advice on learning outcomes-aligned assessment and the importance of assessment plans|