Evaluation & Assessment Tools and Resources

Resources for Project Evaluation

NSF 02-057: The 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation
A basic guide to quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods for educational projects

Online Evaluation Resource Library (OERL) for NSFs Directorate for Education and Human Resources
A collection of evaluation plans, instruments, reports, glossaries of evaluation terminology, and best practices, with guidance for adapting and implementing evaluation resources

Student Assessment of Learning Gains (SALG)
An online survey that measures student perceptions of their learning gains due to any components within a course. Faculty can modify a template to match any and all features of their courses, have their students take the survey on-line, and have the data returned to them as either raw data or with simple statistical analysis

Developing Metrics for Assessing Engineering Instruction: What Gets Measured Gets Improved
A 2007 National Academies Press publication

American Evaluation Association
Professional Association of Evaluators

Bond, S.L., Boyd, S.E., Rapp, K.A. 1997. Taking Stock: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Your Own Program. Chapel Hill, NC: Horizon Research, Inc.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. August 2008. The Faculty Inquiry Toolkit.

Cornell Office for Research on Evaluation. 2009. The Evaluation Facilitator's Guide to systems Evaluation Protocol. Ithaca, NY; Cornell Digital Print Services.

My Environmental Education Evaluation Resource (MEERA). University of Michigan.

Measuring Diversity: An Evaluation Guide for STEM Graduate School Leaders (AAAS)

Assessment Resources at Rutgers

Rutgers site-licensed software for creating your own survey