Reading List (CCL Program)
In general, this guide provides an
overview of how a evaluations should be constructed, executed and concluded. The
readings are selected to identify common pitfalls, problems and potential solutions to common evaluation issues in the community
Bain, Ken. (2004)
What the Best College
Teachers Do. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Cheng, Yin Cheong.
(1996) School Effectiveness & School-based Management: Student Outcomes and the
Reform of Education. Washington,
D.C.: The Falmer Press.
(2001) Good to Great: Why Come Companies
Make the Leap and Others Don’t. New York: HarperCollins.
and Brian Wilcox (1995) Good School, Bad
School: Evaluating Performance and Encouraging Improvement. Maidenhead,
Berkshire (UK): Open University Press.
H. James (1991) Business Process Improvement: The Breakthrough Strategy for Total Quality,
Productivity, and Competitiveness. New
P., and Joseph S. Wholey (1999) Performance Measurement: Getting Results. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press.
S., and David P. Norton, (1996) The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
Cambridge: Harvard Business School Press.
Charles Finley, and Candace Shedd Vancko (2000) Evaluating, Improving, and Judging Faculty Performance in Two-Year Colleges.
New York: Bergin & Garvey.
et. al. (1995) Does Training for the Disadvantaged Work? Evidence from the National JTPA Study. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute Press.
Quinn (1996) Utilization-Focused Evaluation: The New Century Text. Thousand Oaks, California:
Accounting Office (1992) . The Evaluation Synthesis. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Printing Office (GAO/PEMD-10.1.2).
Accounting Office (1990) Prospective Evaluation Methods: The Prospective Evaluation
Synthesis. Washington, D.C.:
U.S. Printing Office (Transfer Paper 10.1.10).
Algozzine, Bob, et al. “Student Evaluations of College Teaching,” College Teaching; Vol. 52: 4, p.
Bowles, L. Thompson. (2000) “The evaluation of teaching,” Medical Teacher. May, Vol. 22:3, p. 221.
Moon K. and Voctor Ferre (1988) An Analysis of Student Teaching Evaluations by College Supervisors and Cooperating Teachers,”
Education; Summer, Vol. 108:4, p. 493.
Chonko, Lawrence B, John F. Tanner, and Roger
Davis (2002) “What Are They Thinking? Students' Expectations and Self-Assessments,” Journal of Education for Business;
May/June, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p271, 11p
Howard, Barbara B., and Wendy H. McCloskey
(2001) “Evaluating Experienced Teachers,” Educational Leadership. February, Vol. 58:5, p 48.
Jonson, Kathleen F. (1998) “Promoting
teaching excellence: A comparison of two performance-based teacher assessment frameworks,“ Education. Vol. 118 Issue
4, p499, 16p.
Oliver, Martin (2000) “Evaluating online
teaching and learning,” Information Services & Use. Vol. 20 Issue 2/3, p83, 12p
Pool, Carolyn R. (2001) “Evaluating
Educators,” Educational Leadership. February, Vol. 58:5, p. 96,
Mark, Philip Banyard, and Mark Davies (2000) “The Validity of Student Evaluation of Teaching in Higher Education: love
me, love my lectures?” Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. December, Vol. 25, Issue 4, p397.
Wainwright, Camille, et. al. (2004) “Observation of Reform Teaching in Undergraduate Level Mathematics and
Science Courses,” School Science & Mathematics; November, Vol. 104:7,
Wilson, Robin (1998) “New research casts doubt on value of student
evaluations of Professors,” Chronicle of Higher Education; January 16, Vol. 44 Issue 19, pA12.
Recommended Evaluation Websites
Abt Associates, Inc.
Comptroller's Offices of Research and Educational Accountability
GASB's Performance Measurement Site
Joint Center for Poverty Research
Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (Virginia)
Legislative Analyst's Office (CA)
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Rand Corporation: Labor Population Program
Tennessee Comptroller's Performance Audit Reports
The IBM Endowment for the Business of Government
The Legislative Budget Board (Texas)
The Upjohn Institute