Western Michigan University encourages its faculty and staff to publish on assessment and the scholarship of teaching or learning (SOTL). Some of the work listed below has received university wide recognition. The University Assessment Steering Committee gives out an Individual Assessment Excellence Award for research in student learning and work in assessment for program improvement, resulting in an article in a peer review journal.

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Submissions from 2012

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Comparison of Level of Satisfaction between Distance Education and On-campus Programs, Dae Shik Kim, Helen Lee, and Annette Skellenger

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WMU Assessment of Student Learning Handbook: "Celebrating Student Learning", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

Improving Formative Assessment Practice to Empower Student Learning, E. Caroline Wylie, Arlen R. Gullickson, Katharine Cummings, Paula E. Egelson, Lindsay A. Noakes, Kelley M. Norman, and Sally A. Veeder

Submissions from 2009

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help and Support: "Making a Statement With Outcomes", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

Submissions from 2008

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Using Content Analysis Software to Analyze Survey Comments, Bradford W. Dennis and Tim Bower

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Black Holes and Gaseous Processes: Big Mistakes in Assessment, Susan Hatfield

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help and Support: "Assessment, What is it Good For?", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help and Support: "Beyond Accountability: Using Assessment to Promote Student Learning", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help and Support: "Rubrics, Rubrics, Rubrics! (Rubrics Cubed)", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help and Support: "University Assessment Faculty Grant Winners: Where Are They Now?", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

Submissions from 2007

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How to Get More From Your Quantitative LibQUAL+™ Dataset: Making Results Practical, Bradford W. Dennis and Tim Bower

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help, and Support: "Developing Rubrics for Assessment", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

Submissions from 2006

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Panel Discussion on Assessment at Western Michigan University, Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help, and Support at WMU for 2006-07, Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies

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Panels on Assessment, Training, Help and Support: "Implementing Sustainable and Useful Assessment-So What's the Problem? ", Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies