This page presents available resources related to fairness and equity in assessment in higher education compiled by the Task Force members.
From the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (https://www.learningoutcomesassessment.org/)
- Capital University - Case Study - Ly (PDF)
- Cornell University - Case Study - Meyerhoff (PDF)
- Portland State University - Case Study - Carpenter, Reitenauer, & Shattuck (PDF)
- San Diego State - Case Study - Montenegro (PDF)
- St Edwards University - Case Study - DeSantis (PDF)
- Strategies for Change - Equity in Assessment Practices - Huston (PDF)
- Student Perceptions of and Involvement with Assessment - Jankowski & Teitelbaum (PDF)
- Wake Forest University: Campus Life and Equitable Assessment - Brocato et. al (PDF)
Articles, Books, and Other Resources
- CAST (2020). UDL Tips for Assessment. Wakefield, MA: Author. Retrieved from http://www.cast.org/publications/2020/udl-tips-assessmentshttp://udlresource.ca/2017/12/assessment/
- Dorans, N., & Cook, L. (2016). Fairness in educational assessment and measurement. Routledge: Boca Raton, FL. ISBN 9781138026193
- Falchikov, N., & Boud, D. (2007). Assessment and emotion: The impact of being assessed. In D. Boud, & Falchikov, N. (Eds.). Rethinking assessment in higher education: Learning for the longer term (pp. 144-155). New York, NY: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203964309
- Flaherty, C. (2021, February 17). The skinny on teaching evals and bias. Inside Higher Ed. Retreived from: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/02/17/whats-really-going-respect-bias-and-teaching-evals/
- Gipps, C., & Murphy, P. (1994). A fair test? Assessment, achievement and equity. Philadelphia, PA: Open University Press.
- Kane, M. (2010). Validity and fairness. Language Testing, 27(2), 177-182. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0265532209349467
- Hakzan, E.; Borend, J.; Johnson, s.; Greenhaw, L. (2020, November 2). Examining gender bias in student evaluations of teaching for graduate teaching assistants. Journal of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriulture, 64, pp. 430-435. PDF: Examining Gender Bias
- Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation. The Evaluation Center of Western Michigan University: Kalamazoo. Retrieved from https://evaluationstandards.org/
- Lizzio, A., Wilson, K., & Hadaway, V. (2007). University students’ perceptions of a fair learning environment: A social justice perspective. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 32(2), 195-213. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602930600801969
- McNair, T. B.; Veras, J. (2017, Spring). Committing to equity and inclusive excellences. Peer Review, 19(2). Entire issue. Retrieved from: https://www.aacu.org/peerreview/2017/Spring
- Mintz, S. (2019, December 9). Can technology make grading fairer and more efficient? Retrieved from https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-gamma/can-technology-make-grading-fairer-and-more-efficient
- Montenegro, E. & Jankowski, N. A. (2020, January). A new decade for assessment: Embedding equity into assessment praxis. Retrieved from: https://www.learningoutcomesassessment.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/A-New-Decade-for-Assessment.pdf
- Perdomo J., Tolliver D., Hsu H., He Y., Nash K.A., Donatelli S., Mateo C., Akagbosu C., Alizadeh F., Power-Hays A., Rainer T., Zheng D.J., Kistin C.J., Vinci R.J., Michelson C.D. (2019, November 25). Health Equity Rounds: An Interdisciplinary Case Conference to Address Implicit Bias and Structural Racism for Faculty and Trainees. MedEdPORTAL: The AAMC Journal of teaching and Learning Resources. Retrieved from https://www.mededportal.org/doi/abs/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10858 doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10858. PMID: 32166114; PMCID: PMC7050660.
- Sherman, M. D., Ricco J , Nelson S C., Nezhad S.J., Prasad S. Implicit bias training in a residency program: Aiming for enduring effects. (2019) Family Medicine, 51(8), pp. 677-681. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2019.947255. PMID: 31509218
- Yanowitz, K. L. & Hahs-Vaughn, D. L. (2007).Changes in student-centered assessment by postsecondary science and non-science faculty, Teaching in Higher Education, 12:2, 171-184, DOI: 10.1080/13562510701191927
- Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) - Milton Bennett https://www.idrinstitute.org/dmis/
- Intercultural Development Continuum (IDC) - Mitchell Hammer https://idiinventory.com/generalinformation/the-intercultural-development-continuum-idc/
- The Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) project (https://tilthighered.com) which has a framework for presenting assignment instructions to clarify Purpose, Task, and Criteria as well as transparency methods for improving learning (see https://tilthighered.com/tiltexamplesandresources)
- Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) framework, which highlights some useful concepts for assessing statistical thinking. While this is a fairly specific and targeted document, it may provide some useful insight into creating fair and equitable assessments in general (https://www.amstat.org/asa/files/pdfs/GAISE/GaiseCollege_Full.pdf).