The Assessment Toolbox is designed to assist Old Dominion University (ODU) faculty and staff with assessment activities. Below you will find helpful resources to aid development at the program and department levels through assessment strategies and best practices. The goal is to enhance student learning and teaching.
Tutorials on any resource below can be requested. Please contact us if you're interested.
Administrative Assessment Resources
A web-based software with many user-friendly features to assist with assessment.
Guidance on how to create & administer surveys to enhance learning.
How to present & communicate assessment results with stakeholders.
Helpful guide on writing program goals and objectives in a "measurable" language.
Creating a Culture of Evidence
Why we need your participation in assessment.
Direction on how to create a course-embedded assessment.
Resources for writing clear, well-defined assignments to prompt stellar performances.
Focus Group Design
Additional information about how & why focus groups are used in assessment.
10 Facts About Assessing Student Learning
Learn more about why it's important to assess student learning.
Administrative Assessment Template
A helpful worksheet with directions and examples.
Encyclopedia of Assessment Methodology
Everything we know about the benefits of assessment in higher education.
9 Principles of Assessing Student Learning
Why we assess and why we need participation from ODU administrators.