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Evaluation And Assessment Of Curriculum

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This course is designed to provide students with the evaluation techniques necessary to analyze curriculum, educational resources, and instructional strategies.  Students will apply procedures for evaluating and recommending strategies for improving the quality and effectiveness of curriculum and assessment as they relate to instruction.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Classroom-Based Assessments

    • Examine authentic assessments
    • Illustrate the effects of motivation on assessment.
    • Analyze performance-based assessment techniques
    • Recognize effective grading practices

    Evaluation of Instruction

    • Compare and contrast instructional and curriculum evaluation
    • Analyze strategies for evaluation of instruction
    • Examine the differences between curriculum evaluation and assessment

    Standardized Testing

    • Compare and contrast norm-referenced and criterion-referenced standardized assessments
    • Recognize ways to use standardized test scores effectively

    Review of the Curriculum Design Process

    • Review definitions of curriculum
    • Determine the factors that impact curriculum
    • Determine issues related to the curriculum planning process
    • Analyze the relationship between curriculum and instruction
    • Discover opportunities for professional growth

    Overview of Curriculum Evaluation

    • Determine the evaluation elements of the curriculum
    • Analyze curriculum evaluation techniques
    • Examine factors related to evaluation of curriculum

    Overview of Curriculum Assessment

    • Describe the historical perspective of assessment
    • Examine issues related to assessment
    • Analyze the components of effective curriculum

    Role of Assessment in Teaching and Learning

    • Examine classroom-based assessments
    • Compare and contrast formative and summative assessments
    • Examine traditional assessments
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