This electronic book, available for free downloading, provides descriptions of multiple scales that can be used in SoTL research. Information is providing for choosing and using these scales.
The book can be downloaded from the website of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
This book provides numerous practical strategies that may be implemented into classroom teaching.
Call Number: LB2822.75
VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) Rubrics
These rubrics may be downloaded (free) from the website of the Association of American Colleges and Universities
Rubrics are used to assess learning related to the following knowledge, skills, and values:
Rubrics on the following topics designed at the The University of Toronto through a HEQCO-funded project: problem-solving, design, investigation, communication, teamwork
Rubrics are available on the University of Toronto project website
This article provides a table listing tools for assessing study habits, skills, and attitudes. The table is on p. 429.
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Note: Available at University of Guelph Library Annex - Must place hold to obtain (LA 418.O6 A852 NO.3 )
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Macaskill, A., & Taylor, E. (2010). The development of a brief measure of learner autonomy in university students. Studies in Higher Education, 35(3), 351-359.
Yorke, M. (2016). The development and initial use of a survey of student ‘belongingness’, engagement and self-confidence in UK higher education. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 41(1), 154-166.