Part 1: Conceptualization 1. Introducing Assessing Competencies for Social and Emotional Learning: Conceptualization, Development, and Applications 2. An Integrative Perspective on SEL Frameworks 3. A Developmental Framework for SEL Assessment: Context, Culture, and Equity 4. Developing a Validity Argument for Social and Emotional Learning Assessments: Consideration of Uses and Evidence 5. Standards for SEL Assessment Part 2: Development 6. Principled and Practical Approaches to Developing SEL Assessments 7. Self-report and observer ratings: item types, measurement challenges, and techniques of scoring 8. Novel Technology-Based SEL Assessments 9. When Actions Speak Louder than Words: Stealth Assessment of Social and Emotional Skills 10. Connecting Measurement and Action: Reporting Results in the SEL Context Part 3: Application 11. Assessment of Social and Emotional Learning for Admissions and Selection 12. Multi-Informant Formative and Summative Assessments of SEL Skill Development 13. School Climate Assessments: Measuring the Conditions that Support Students’ Social and Emotional Competencies 14. Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills Cannot Thrive on Shaky Foundations: Preventing and Detecting Mental Health Problems in School-Based Programs 15. SEL Assessment: Building a Rigorous Foundation in Support of an Innovative, Equitable Future
Jeremy Burrus is Senior Director of the Center for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning at ACT, Inc.
Samuel H. Rikoon is a Research Scientist in the Center for Research on Validity, Equity, and Fairness in Learning and Assessment at Educational Testing Service.
Meghan W. Brenneman is a social-emotional learning expert and currently works as a Research Manager at a technology company.