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Evaluation And Assessment Methods

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This course explores the evaluation and assessment methods utilized in learning organizations. The merits and faults of these methods are debated. Accreditation issues, outcomes-based assessment, institutional research, and staff and faculty evaluation are key topics. The influence of leadership style on evaluation and assessment methods also is examined. Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Assessment, Instruction, and Evaluation

    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 7]
    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 7]

    Program Evaluation

    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 8]
    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 8]

    Reading Weeks

    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 2]

    History and Goals of Assessments

    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 3]

    Assessment Purpose, Strengths, and Weaknesses

    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 4]

    Assessment Reliability, Validity, and Bias

    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 5]

    Interpreting Assessment Data for Decision-Making

    • Competency A: Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation. [Wk 6]
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