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Evaluation - General

Rossi, P. H., Lipsey, M. W., & Freeman, H. E. (2004). Evaluation: A systematic approach (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Light, R. J., Singer, J. D., & Willett, J. B. (1990). By design: Planning research on higher education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. S. (Eds.). (2005). The SAGE handbook of qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Shadish, W. R., Cook, T. D., & Campbell, D. T. (2002). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for generalized causal inference. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Lawrenz, F. & Huffman, D. (2006). Methodological pluralism: The gold standard of STEM evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 109:19-34.

Frechtling, J. (2002). The 2002 user-friendly handbook for project evaluation. Arlington, VA: NSF. Available at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02057/nsf02057.pdf

Frechtling, J., & Sharp, L. (1997). The user-friendly handbook for mixed-method evaluations. NSF 97-153. Arlington, VA: NSF. Available at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1997/nsf97153/start.htm

Evaluation - Web Resources

Research Methods Knowledge Base (Web Center for Social Research Methods)

Online Evaluation Resource Library (OERL)

Evaluation - Standards

American Evaluation Association. (2004). AEA guiding principles for evaluators.
Available at http://www.eval.org/GPTraining/GP%20Training%20Final/gp.principles.pdf

Sanders, J. R. (1994). The Program Evaluation Standards: How to assess evaluations of educational programs, 2nd Ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Assessment - General

Geisinger, K.F., Spies, R.A, Carlson, J. F., & Plake, B. S. (Eds.) (2007). The seventeenth mental measurements yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Pellegrino, J. W., Chudowsky, N., & Glaser, R. (2001). Knowing what students know: the science and design of educational assessment. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Assessment - Web Resources

Student Assessment of Learning Gains

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide for Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology Instructors

Assessment - Standards

American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, & National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: AERA Publications.

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