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Title:  NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment: Definitions and Assessment Methods for Communication, Leadership, Information Literacy, Quantitative Reasoning, and Quantitative Skills
Description: The NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment provides descriptive information about commercially developed instruments that are designed to assess communication skills, leadership skills, information literacy, quantitative reasoning, and quantitative skills for use in postsecondary education settings. The information provided for each instrument includes the content area it assesses, its cost, content, its reliability and validity, strengths, and limitations when this information was available. This sourcebook also examines definitions and important student outcomes in each of the 5 areas and cites resources that provide more in-depth information about the issues involved in measuring these 5 areas. Audiences who might find this publication helpful include faculty, assessment professionals, institutional researchers, and others who are involved in selecting assessments and developing assessment processes.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2005
Web Release: July 19, 2005
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Publication #: NPEC 2005832
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NPEC
Authors: Elizabeth Jones, Associate Professor, Advanced Education Studies, College of Human Resources, West Virginia University; and Stephen RiCharde, Director of University Assessment, Florida Atlantic University.
Type of Product: Handbook
Survey/Program Areas: National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC)
Keywords:
Assessment
Postsecondary education
Student assessment
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