Recent Publications

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Suskie, L. (2010, Oct. 26). Why are we assessing? Inside Higher Ed.


Lindas book coverSuskie, L. (2009). Assessing student learning: A common sense guide (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


Joughlin book coverSuskie, L. (2008). Using assessment results to inform teaching practice and promote lasting learning. In Joughin, G. (Ed.), Assessment, learning and judgement in higher education. New York: Springer.


Spurlin book coverSuskie, L. (2008). Understanding the nature and purpose of assessment. In Spurlin, J., Rajala, S., & Lavelle, J. (Eds.), Designing better engineering education through assessment: A practical resource for faculty and department chairs on using assessment and ABET criteria to improve student learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus.


Assessment UpdateSuskie, L. (2007, July/August). Answering the complex question of "How good is good enough?" Assessment Update, 19(4), 1-2, 12-13.


PScurrentcoverSuskie, L. (2007, Jan. 18). Some thoughts and suggestions on assessing student learning. PS: Political Science & Politics, 40, 102.


Hernon book coverSuskie, L. (2006). Accountability and quality improvement. in P. Hernon, R. E. Dugan, & C. Schwarz (Eds.), Revisiting outcomes assessment in higher education. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.


Swing monograph coverSuskie, L. (2004). What are learning styles? Can we identify them? What is their place in an assessment program? In R. L. Swing (Ed.), Proving and improving, Volume II: Tooks and techniques for assessing the first college year. Columbia, SC: National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. Reprinted in Best Practices: A Faculty Journal of Talk about Teaching and Learning (2003), 3(1), 13-15.