Program-Based Review and Assessment: Table 8

Assessment Method Selection Criteria Matrix
Key + = Valuable tool - = Not an effective tool for measuring criterion
Criteria of value to department Standardized Tests Perfor- mances Portfolios Surveys Classroom Assignments
Curriculum Match - + + + +
Low Data Gathering Costs - - - + +
Reasonable Analysis Time/Cost + - - + +
Reasonable Planning Time + - - + +
Value to Student Learning + + + - +

adapted from Palomba, C. A., & Banta, T. W., Assessment essentials (1999)