aet535 | Graduate

Assessment And Evaluation In Adult Learning

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This course focuses on developing the skills necessary to become effective assessors of adult learners in postsecondary and training environments. It provides the fundamentals of varied classroom assessments and training evaluation models, such as formative and summative tests and authentic assessments. Learners develop assessments and analyze how assessment data is used to improve instruction and learning. Additionally, the purposes, the methods, and the reporting of evaluation for trainers are explored.

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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    Using Assessment to Improve Instruction

    • Describe effective assessment techniques.
    • Analyze the use of assessment to improve instruction and learning.

    Using Assessment to Improve Instruction

    • Summarize effective grading techniques.
    • Examine appropriate monitoring and feedback techniques.

    Evaluation Principles and Purposes

    • Examine the guiding principles of evaluation.
    • Explore the purposes of evaluation in training.
    • Describe effective evaluation models.
    • Examine decision-making in evaluation.

    Assessment in Adult Education

    • Analyze the types of summative assessment.
    • Explore the purposes of assessment in adult education.
    • Analyze ethical standards for assessments.

    Evaluation for Trainers

    • Examine the purpose and process of evaluation reporting.
    • Identify data sources for evaluation.
    • Explore data analysis for evaluation.

    Overview of Assessment

    • Identify what assessment is and how it is used in learning environments.
    • Differentiate between assessment, evaluation, measurement, and testing.
    • Compare and contrast formative and summative assessment.
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