- How leadership and assessment intersect
- Developing a comprehensive assessment plan
- The language of leadership
- Assessing student leadership
- Assessment from an institutional approach.
The Jossey–Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Leadership explores leadership concepts and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues are grounded in scholarship and feature practical applications and best practices in youth and adult leadership education.
1. Setting the Stage: The Intersection of Leadership and Assessment 7Darby M. Roberts, Krista J. Bailey
This chapter provides an overview of leadership and assessment and their relationship to each other.
2. Developing a Comprehensive Assessment Plan 19Kimberly A. Piatt, Tearney R. Woodruff
Leadership educators need a framework for developing a comprehensive assessment plan to assess student learning and program effectiveness.
3. Exploring the Language of Leadership Learning and Education 35Scott J. Allen, Melissa R. Shehane
Defining language in the leadership field when establishing and maintaining partnerships is a necessary step in a leadership program.
4. Assessing Student Leadership Competency Development 51Corey Seemiller
Institutions are committed to developing leaders and are challenged to ensure students have meaningful developmental experiences.
5. Assessing Leadership Using National Assessment Tools 67Sharra Hynes
This chapter identifies the benefits and challenges of using a national quantitative instrument to measure leadership.
6. Carts Before Horses? Remembering the Primacy of the Student’s Experience in Student Learning 79Michael Preston, Adam Peck
Employing qualitativemethodologies in the assessment of student leadership programs provides opportunities for reflection.
7. Leadership Assessment from an Institutional Approach 93June Nobbe, Krista M. Soria
This chapter provides information about assessing undergraduates’ leadership development and linking assessment efforts to institutional student learning outcomes.