Discipline-Specific Web Sites



National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Jackson, B. (1995) 'Assessment practices in art and design: a contribution to student learning?' in Gibbs, G. (ed.) Improving Student Learning - Through Assessment and Evaluation . Oxford: Oxford Centre for Staff Development.
“Art, Design & Communication”

Communication Disorders

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association assessment guidelines (middle section)

Communication Studies

SCSU Communication Studies

Film studies, theatre and dance

National Association of Schools of Theatre
NAST articles (some for purchase)
ATHE Outcomes Assessment Guidelines for Theatre Programs in Higher Education


Foreign Languages

American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Mass Communications

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications assessment
Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications assessment guide


National Association of Schools of Music
NASM assessment article links (some for purchase)


APA Statements on the Profession, Outcomes Assessment

Religious Studies

AAR The Religion Major and Liberal Education- A White Paper


Social work

Higher Education Academy (UK) Social Work Intro to Assessment
Council on Social Work Education assessment document
Council on Social Work Education (accreditation section)


Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business assessment resources

Ethnic Studies

National Association for Ethnic Studies


ABET (Leadership and Quality Assurance in Applied Science, Computing, Engineering, and Technology Education) assessment planning information
National Council for Geographic Education standards


American Historical Association
National Council for the Social Studies

AHA Criteria for Standards in History/Social Studies/Social Sciences

Political Science

American Political Science Association assessment


Association for Psychological Science
American Psychological Association
APA-endorsed student learning outcomes
APA Assessment CyberGuide for learning goals and outcomes in the Undergraduate Psychology Major

Sociology and Anthropology

American Sociology Association, “Creating an Effective Assessment Plan for the Sociology Major”
American Anthropological Association

Women's Studies

NWSA Assessment



American Association of Accounting
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accounting standards


Child and Family Studies

National Council on Family Relations

Educational Leadership and Community Psychology

Association for Behavior Analysis International


Portfolio implementation for assessment purposes
North American Society for Sport Management
National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Human Relations

National Association for Multicultural Education
Multicultural Diversity assessment grant at Emporia State (KS)

Special Education

Council for Exceptional Children
Council of Administrators of Special Education



American Association of Airport Executives


Association for Biology Laboratory Education
Proposed Guidelines for Evaluation of Four-Year Undergraduate Programs in Biology


American Chemical Society
ACS Division of Chemistry Education, Examinations Institute

Computer Science

Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
IEEE Computer Society
American Society for Engineering Education
Association for Computing Machinery
Gateway Engineering Education Coalition


American Geological Institute


MAA Supporting Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics (SAUM)
Committee for Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Guidelines for Assessment of Student Learning
MathForum.org assessment links


MN Board of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission


National Task Force on Undergraduate Physics
APS Assessment Resource


Center for Statistics Education

Student Affairs

Education Abroad

Education Abroad and Intercultural Development


Student Affairs

NILOA Occassional Paper Seven