"Bloom's taxonomy," developed nearly fifty years ago, is still a useful guide for thinking about teaching and learning. This site, and others linked to it, includes lists of suggested verbs for describing practically any learning objectives.
Critical Thinking, http://www.criticalthinking.org/ctmodel/logic-model1.htm
Glossary of Terms: http://www.witc.edu/staffcontent/assessmentcontent/pdfs/glossary.pdf
Higher Education Assessment page: http://gseis.ucla.edu/education/academic-programs/higher-education-organizational-change/
National Survey of Student Engagement: http://nsse.iub.edu/index.cfm
WITC uses the Worldwide Instructional Design System (WIDS) to document curriculum. WIDS provides tools that give teachers and designers the ease and flexibility to create performance źdriven learning and assessment. It puts the focus on learning results.
The TLT Group mission is to provide materials and services that motivate and enable institutions to improve teaching and learning with technology, while helping them cope with continual change.
If we are to take learning seriously, we need to know what to look for (through research), to observe ourselves in the act of lifelong learning (self-reflection), and to be much more sensitively aware of the learning of the students that we see before us everyday.
A discussion of the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education in the context of communication and information technologies, by Steve Ehrmann and Arthur Chickering.
Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
For questions regarding assessment at WITC, please contact Barb Landstrom, Director, Academic Advancement at (715) 468-2815 ext 2261 at the Shell Lake Administrative Office or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org