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Publications and Presentations


Modified Caution Index for Analyzing Multiple-Choice Tests (AALHE 2017)

Nurturing a Culture of Assessment (Higher Learning Commission’s 2017 Annual Conference – session led by Joan Hawthorne and presented with Jonathan Keiser)
Supporting a Culture for Assessment in Co-curricular Programs

If a student learns, and there’s no one around to assess it, does it make a sound? Reframing Assessment as Meaning Making (AALHE Annual Meeting keynote, Milwaukee, 2016)
Reframing Assessment as Meaning Making (PDF)
Reframing Assessment as Meaning Making (slide show)

NDSU Student Affairs Assessment Office Video

Eureka! Strategies for Assessing Co-Curricular Programs Across Three Different Institutions (Higher Learning Commission’s 2016 Annual Conference)
Joint Presentation by City Colleges of Chicago, Coe College, and NDSU
Mission Statements and Student Learning Outcomes (City Colleges of Chicago)

The Many Faces of Assessment: Strategies for Assessing Co-Curricular Programs: AALHE Webinar
Many Faces of Assessment

Assessment’s Not My Job! (Higher Learning Commission’s 2015 Annual Conference)
Assessment’s Not My Job!
Beseler Thompson and Penn Paper
Action Planning Template
Assessment Experiences and Needs Survey
Assessment Experiences and Needs: NDSU Executive Summary

NASPA Assessment and Persistence Conference, June, 2014
Mixed Methods Assessment: The Odd Couple, or a Match Made in Heaven?
Don’t Want No Satisfaction: Assessing Learning in Student Affairs Programs with Rubrics

AALHE Conference, June, 2014
Bueller? Bueller? A Model for Assessing Student Learning Outside the Classroom
#Assessment: A Framework for Deciding What and How to Report Assessment Results

Research Articles:

D. L. Harnisch (1983). Item Response Patterns: Applications for Educational Practice
D. L. Harnisch and R. L. Linn (1981). Analysis of Item Response Patterns: Questionable Test Data and Dissimilar Curriculum Practices
 G. O. Wesolowsky (2000). Detecting excessive similarity in answers on multiple choice exams 
 T. W. Huang (2012). Aberrance detection powers of the BW and person-fit indices
G. Karabatsos (2003). Comparing the aberrant response detection performance of thirty-six person-fit statistics
 T. M. Haladyna, S. M. Downing, M. C. Rodriquez (2002). A review of multiple-choice item-writing guidelines for classroom assessment

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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