Agathon Press

THE NICHOLS GUIDES TO
INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS and
STUDENT OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT

[The} Nichols books are a “must read” for those engaged in developing plans for institutional effectiveness. They present the key elements in an Institutional Effectiveness Plan with emphasis in outcomes assessment implementation. The models presented give the administrator and institutional effectiveness leader practical ideas to address the institutional effectiveness issue.
–Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACIS)

Two books and three monographs that together provide a complete, practical guide to developing and implementing programs of assessment at all levels in colleges and universities. All are printed in a large, easy-to-read format and are cross-referenced to other volumes as appropriate. Click here for details

 A ROAD MAP FOR IMPROVEMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES THROUGH ASSESSMENT by James O. Nichols and Karen W. Nichols
Replaces A Practitioner’s Handbook for Institutional Effectiveness and Student Outcomes Assessment Implementation
ASSESSMENT CASE STUDIES: COMMON ISSUES IN IMPLEMENTATION WITH VARIOUS CAMPUS APPROACHES TO RESOLUTION by James O. Nichols
THE DEPARTMENTAL GUIDE AND RECORD BOOK FOR STUDENT OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS by James O. Nichols and Karen W. Nichols
THE DEPARTMENT HEAD’S GUIDE TO ASSESSMENT IN ADMINISTRATIVE AND EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT UNITSby Karen W. Nichols and James O. Nichols
GENERAL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT FOR IMPROVEMENT OF STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT by Karen W. Nichols and James. O. Nichols

Newly Reissued
INSECURITY: A CHALLENGE TO AMERICA
by Abraham Epstein
Foreword by Senator Paul Douglas
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Also available
EFFECTIVE TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
Edited by Raymond P. Perry and John C. Smart

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Note: HIGHER EDUCATION: HANDBOOK OF THEORY AND RESEARCH is now published by Springer

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