This article is a case study based on the efforts of two colleges to expand and strengthen faculty and staff assessment activities; it is also a road map for you and your institution to create a cadre of assessment gurus. Although we received a grant from the Teagle Foundation that led to a series of formal on-campus "Assessment 101" workshops for faculty and staff, we suggest that your institution can create similar, highly successful assessment training workshops that are budget sensitive. At the end of this training, your newly minted assessment gurus will help themselves and their colleagues use assessment evidence to improve teaching and learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Kramer, P. I., Knuesel, R., & Jones, K. M. (2012). Creating a Cadre of Assessment Gurus (at Your Institution). Assessment Update, 24(4), 5-11.