The Assessment Glossary contains key assessment terms related specifically to issues of higher education. It is provided to promote the use of assessment jargon and not as a guide to the assessment process. Please note that there is no standardized assessment vocabulary and term use may vary. This web-based document is a compendium of selected assessment-related terms found in glossaries published by the following higher education institutions and associations: California State University at Stanislaus, James Madison University, New Horizons for Learning, Michigan State University, Millersville University
The University of California at Los Angeles, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Georgia Athens, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and 2001 Accreditations Handbook.
Digital Measures is web-based software which JSU has adopted as a centralized hub for
assessment-related information regarding the activities and performance of faculty,
administrative staff, and students.
For Digital Measures Support:
Ms. Erika Montgomery-McMillon
Qualtrics is feedback management platform used by JSU faculty and staff to design and distribute surveys as well as evaluate the survey results to keep the research process immediately actionable.
For Qualtrics Support:
Mr. Michael McCallum