Resources for Institutions

CAAP Guide to Successful General Education Outcomes Assessment

A comprehensive overview of the general education outcomes assessment process using CAAP, including a description of CAAP, usage strategies, planning guidelines, sampling suggestions, faculty and student motivation, implementation procedures, and suggestions for interpreting and using your CAAP results. This guide includes all the forms you will need to administer CAAP on your campus, and sample reports with explanatory notes.

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ACT College Learning Outcomes Assessment Planning Guide

Designed to assist colleges and universities in planning for and implementing learning outcomes assessment to address program quality and institutional accountability expectations. This guide describes key issues, including assessment selection, types of planning, motivation, general education, costs, and benefits, with additional focus on making a long-term commitment to change, aligning resources to support changes, collecting information to assist in decision making, and developing success structures and strategies for institutional improvement.

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CAAP Score Report Interpretive Guide for Students

A guide for interpreting individual student scores. This document provides context for the two types of CAAP results, multiple choice and essay scores, with an explanation of normative information and the rationale for each writing score.

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ACT CAAP Technical Handbook

A description of the content and technical characteristics of each CAAP test and the development procedures used in designing the tests. This handbook also includes an explanation of the scaling and equating process, a statement of the validity evidence for CAAP scores, and suggested methods for interpreting and using CAAP results.

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CAAP Score Report Interpretive Guide for Institutions

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