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Accountability And Evaluation

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This course is designed to provide teacher leaders with an understanding of assessment, evaluation, and accountability components that are necessary to analyze curriculum, educational resources, test data and current accountability regulations.  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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    Evaluation of Curriculum

    • Identify methods of evaluating curriculum.
    • Investigate the teacher leader’s role in evaluation of curriculum.
    • Analyze components of curriculum evaluation.

    Assessment

    • Differentiate between formative and summative assessment.
    • Examine the five types of traditional test formats.
    • Identify strategies to increase the reliability and validity of traditional tests.
    • Analyze types of summative assessments.
    • Investigate the teacher leader’s role in assessment.

    Accountability (continued)

    • Examine the labeling systems of schools.
    • Discuss accountability systems at the district, state, national and international level.

    Accountability

    • Compare and contrast norm-referenced tests and criterion-referenced tests.
    • Investigate the teacher leader’s role in school accountability.
    • Practice interpreting norm-referenced and/or criterion-referenced test data.

    Assessment (continued)

    • Analyze appropriate uses of authentic assessments.
    • Identify strategies to increase the reliability and validity of authentic assessments.
    • Evaluate characteristics of rubrics.
    • Create a rubric aligned to an authentic assessment.

    Overview of Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability

    • Define assessment, evaluation and accountability.
    • Analyze the relationship of assessment, evaluation and accountability.
    • Examine the evolution of assessment and accountability.
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