Evaluation And Assessment Methods –


(3 credits)

Course Description: 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.

Course Competencies

  • Examine the components of assessment and the roles assessments play in learning organizations.
  • Evaluate the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of various assessment methods.
  • Analyze the reliability and validity of various assessment methods.
  • Interpret assessment results to make leadership decisions.
  • Use professional standards to align instruction, assessment, and evaluation.
  • Differentiate the processes and purposes of programmatic assessments from student learning assessments.
This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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