CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association

Resource Links

Why do assessment?: The role and purpose of academic assessment

What new faculty need to know about assessment

Literary Study, Measurement, and the Sublime: Disciplinary Assessment

Objections to assessment

Outcomes assessment and grades

CSU-Pueblo assessment management and reporting system, Prism

Student learning outcomes:

Instructions for Writing Student Learning Outcomes PDF file

Critical Thinking Skills
Guide to Rating Critical Thinking & Integrative Thinking - Washington State University, Fall 2006 
Insight Assessment - Holistic Critical Thinking Scoring Rubric
Creative and Critical Thinking - Assessing the Foundations of a Liberal Arts Education 

American Historical Association

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom's Taxonomy: Sample Task Prompts and Digital Tools A PDF

Curriculum Mapping:

HCC General Education Curriculum Map PDF file 
UConn Assessment Primer: Curriculum Mapping

Assessment measures:
Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation 

Writing assessment:
WPA Assessment Gallery: Assessment Models
NCTE-WPA White Paper on Writing Assessment in Colleges and Universities

Rubrics: General information
What's Still Wrong With Rubrics 
Scoring Rubric Development 
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Rubistar - Create Rubrics for your Project-Based Learning Activities
University of Hawai'i - Creating and Using Rubrics
CSU-Fresno - Rubric Library

Camera work rubric

Engineering rubrics

Group discussion rubric

Multimedia projects rubric 

Physics rubric 
Presentation rubric 

Program assessment plan rubrics:
University of New Mexico PDF file 
Morehead State University PDF file

Assessment Reporting:

Communicating Educational Research Data to General, Non-researcher Audiences

High Learning Commission, Student Learning, Assessment & Accreditation PDF file

Regional Accreditation & Student Learning: A Guide for Institutions & Evaluators PDF file

Regional Accreditation & Student Learning: Principles for Good Practice PDF file



Please contact the Assistant Provost for Assessment & Student Learning if you need additional resources or assistance in developing your assessment plan and processes.