ERIC Number: ED453847
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Concepts & Procedures for Academic Assessment.
Nassau Community Coll., Garden City, NY.
This document describes the formulation of academic assessment at Nassau Community College (NCC) (New York), presenting methods that can help faculty implement classroom assessment in the courses they teach. Section 1, the introduction, discusses assessment from philosophical and historical perspectives. Section 2 presents the five steps of goals-based assessment: (1) teaching goals; (2) outcome behaviors; (3) assessment measurements; (4) evaluating measurement results; and (5) formulating modifications. Section 3 describes the campus implementation process and the work of classroom faculty and top administrators. Section 4 is the "Classroom Assessment User's Guide," and it outlines the five goals-based assessment steps in detail. It also presents matrices for teacher use, including one for standard language and phrases, allied health sciences, communications, and mathematics. Finally, Section 5 provides a resource guide for the teacher, with a teaching goals inventory, the outcome goals of general education, and classroom assessment techniques. (JA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Nassau Community Coll., Garden City, NY.