Additional Resources

We assist institutions and programs new to accreditation by providing assessment planning resources, webinars on assessment and accreditation topics, event presentation archives, assessment events and advisory services throughout the year.

Events & Workshops

Program Assessment Workshops
Led by highly experienced faculty with wide-ranging experience in assessment and evaluation, these one-day workshops deliver the essential tools and guidance that you need to implement a successful assessment process.

The ABET Symposium
The Symposium features more than 60 peer-reviewed sessions on assessment and accreditation processes, as well as Pre-Symposium Workshops featuring assessment topics.

The Institute for the Development of Excellence in Assessment Leadership (IDEAL)
IDEAL is a four-day institute that focuses on the skills and knowledge you will need to be an effective assessment leader and to manage the change process in your program or college.



Free ABET Webinars cover a range of topics in accreditation and assessment. These web-based presentations may be viewed at your convenience and most are available for download.

Assessment Tools

Use these assessment tools for program assessment planning.

Establish Assessment Timelines and Responsibilities
Models how a program develops a systematic process for assessment.

Sample Protocol for Pilot-Testing Survey Items
Offers a sample protocol for piloting surveys, one of several steps to ensure program effectiveness.

Assessment Planning Matrix
Provides an example of how assessment process can be documented and communicated to various constituents.

Self-Assessment Tool
Demonstrates a tool for evaluating your program’s assessment process.

Nationally Normed Assessment Instruments
Explains how many programs successfully employ nationally normed examinations such as the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, developed and administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, as an integral element of their program assessment process.

Assessment Planning Articles

Assessment: Could You Please Repeat the Question?

Assessment: The Ultimate Open-Ended Question

Death by Assessment: How Much Data Are Too Much?

Direct and Indirect Assessment: What Are They Good For?

Do Grades Make the Grade for Program Assessment?

Lessons Learned: Things I Wish I Had Known

Making a List and Checking It Twice

Surveys and Questionnaires: Do They Measure Up

Using Course or Test Grades for Program Assessment


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