ED 555 - Measurement and Evaluation
Explores the many ways students can demonstrate what they know and are able to do as a result of their participating in a course of study. Assessments examined will include standardized pre-designed tests, teacher/ instructor-originated instruments, observational data-gathering techniques, and both inductive and deductive methodologies. Issues of validity and reliability will be thoroughly investigated.
Assignments: 5 Units
Interactivity: Discussion Board
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 1. Develop a personal Assessment Plan based on current research, course components, and personal classroom practice. 2. Using course reading and personal classroom practices, critically reflect on assessment and evaluation practices. 3. Develop specific assessment techniques to involve students or workers in their own process of learning and assessment. 4. Collect and use a variety of valid and reliable assessments to make well-informed judgments regarding student or employee performance. 5. Critique accountability models used in your school, district, and/or state, and identify strengths and weaknesses of current models as well as suggesting alternative approaches.
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