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Learning Improvement Resources

Fulcher, K. H., Good, M. R., Coleman, C. M., & Smith, K. L. (2014, December). A simple model for learning improvement: Weigh pig, feed pig, weigh pig. (Occasional Paper No. 23). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. 

Fulcher, K. H., Smith, K. L., Sanchez, E. R. H., Ames, A. J., & Meixner, C. (2017). Return of the pig: Standards for learning improvementResearch & Practice in Assessment, 11, 10-40. 


Banta, T. W. & Blaich, C. (2011). Closing the assessment loop. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 43(1), 22-27.

Blaich, C. & Wise, K. (2011, January). From gathering to using assessment results: Lessons from the Wabash national study. (Occasional Paper No. 8). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. 

Kuh, G. D. (2011). Foreword. In C. Blaich & K. Wise, From gathering to using assessment results: Lessons from the Wabash national study. (Occasional Paper No. 8). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. 

Kuh, G. D., Ikenberry, S. O., Jankowski, N. A., Cain, T. R., Ewell, P. T, Hutchings, P. & Kinzie, J. (2015). Using evidence of student learning to improve higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 

Smith, K. L., Good, M. R., Sanchez, E. H., & Fulcher, K. H. (2015). Communication is key: Unpacking "use of assessment results to improve student learning." Research & Practice in Assessment, 10, 15-29.

Executive Director, Center for Assessment and Research Studies 

Keston H. Fulcher, Ph.D.

Executive Director, the Center for Faculty Innovation

Cara Meixner, Ph.D.