Education (EDUC) - Assessment of Learning

EDUC 5546  Assessment of Learning


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course will examine the various means by which teachers assess student performance. The focus of the course will be on teacher-created instruments intended to examine classroom performance. Group assessment instruments will be emphasized, but some discussion of individual assessment instruments will be undertaken. Government mandated standards tests of student achievement will also be considered. An overview of standardized tests will be provided. Issues in assessment, such as test bias, fairness in testing and ethical use of tests and test results, will be discussed.

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