May 21, 2024  
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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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.

Assignment Overview
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.

Credits: 3

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