Assessment Culture Research

The Survey of Assessment Culture offers new perspectives on cultures of assessment in higher education by publishing and presenting in relevant scholarly venues.  Check out this page frequently to learn where our scholarship from this research effort is published or presented.

Peer reviewed publications using Survey of Assessment Culture data

Survey data mentioned often in new Monograph: Legal Considerations for Assessment and Institutional Research Leaders, Matthew Fuller, Ph.D. (Editor).

Fuller, M. B. & Lane, F. C. (2017). An empirical model of culture of assessment in student affairsResearch and Practice in Assessment, 12(Winter 2017). 18-27. 

Fuller, M. B., Skidmore, S. T., Bustamante, R. M., Holzweiss, P. (2016). Empirically exploring cultures of assessment in higher education: Results from the Administrators’ Survey of Assessment Culture, Review of Higher Education, 39, 395-442.

Fuller, M. B., & Skidmore, S. (2014). An exploration of factors influencing institutional cultures of assessment. International Journal Of Educational Research, 659-21. doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2014.01.001

Fuller, M. B. (2013). Student affairs staff support, resistance, or indifference to assessment. Developments, (11)1.

Fuller, M. B. (2012). An empirical study of cultures of assessment in higher education. Educational Leadership Review, (14)1, 28-46.

Fuller, M.B. (2012). Realizing higher education's humanizing potential: Assessment as a dialogical act.  In G. Perreault and L. Zellner (eds.), Social Justice, Competition and Quality: 21st Century Leadership Challenges.  Ypsilanti, MI: National Council of Professors of Educational Administration.

Fuller, M. B. (2015). Faculty metaphors for assessment. Huntsville, TX:  Sam Houston State University (Data from metaphor analysis using 2015 Faculty Survey of Assessment Culture Data).

Presentations using Survey of Assessment Culture data

Helling, M. K., Hanson, J. (2017, April 3). Recommitting to a culture of inquiry: The South Dakota State University Assessment Academy.  Higher Learning Commission Conference.  https://event.crowdcompass.com/hlc-2017/activity/PHlAP5B789

Fuller, M.B. & Lane, F.C. (2017, March 14). An empirical model of culture of assessment in student affairs. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Annual Conference.

Fuller, M.B. & Roberts, D.R. (2017, March 13). Building a culture of assessment in student affairs: Research results and practical wisdom. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Annual Conference.

Fuller, M.B. (2015, Oct. 16). Faculty perceptions of cultures of assessment.  Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Webinar.

Fuller, M.B., Skidmore, S.T., Bustamante, R.M., Holzweiss, P.C. (2014, Nov. 22). Factors influencing institutional cultures of assessment. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education: Washington, D.C.

Fuller, M.B. (2013, Feb. 20). Factors and tactics that impact assessment culture: Results from the Survey of Assessment Culture. Presented Feb. 20, 2013 at the Texas A&M Assessment Conference: College Station, TX.

Fuller, M. B., Bustamante, R. M., Skidmore, S. T. Smith, K., Franklin, S. (2013, Feb. 19). Bridging the cultural divide:  A panel on engaging faculty and administrative colleagues for evidence-based change. Presentation at the Texas A&M University Assessment Conference: College Station, Texas.

Fuller, M. B. & Skidmore, S. T. (2012, Nov. 18) Factors influencing cultures of assessment: Empirical evidence from the Survey of Assessment Culture. Roundtable discussion at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference: Las Vegas, NV.

Fuller, M.B. & Franklin, S. (2012, Dec. 9)  Planning for assessment:  Ensuring quality in assessment.  Presentation at the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Fuller, M.B. & Skidmore, S. (2012, Dec. 10)  Consider your culture: Engaging faculty and administrators regarding assessment for long, lasting meaning.  Presentation at the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Fuller, M.B. (2012, June 16). Factors that impact assessment culture.  Presentation at The Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM.