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MTE/513

Evaluation & Data Literacy

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$1620

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02 Nov 2021

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Evaluation & Data Literacy

Course level: EDU Graduate

This course focuses on utilizing effective assessment practices to guide instruction. The fundamentals of assessment, including standardized, formative, summative, and performance assessments and their uses will be discussed. Teacher candidates will effectively analyze and evaluate test and performance data in order to communicate data results ethically and determine learner needs. Additionally, the purpose, methods, and reporting of evaluations are explored. If you reside in California please click here to enroll in the California version of this course.  This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Arkansas, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming and individuals who reside outside the United States.

Prerequisites

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Differentiate between the types and purposes of assessment.
  • Differentiate between formative and summative assessment.
  • Examine reliability and validity of objective tests, portfolios, performance assessments, and standardized testing.
  • Describe ways personal bias and student diversity can influence your assessment decisions.

Week 2

  • Analyze the use of assessment for learner growth and accountability.
  • Align assessment to standards and objectives.
  • Apply principles of differentiation to assessment.
  • Explain the importance of documenting assessments, observations, and interventions.

Week 3

  • Examine a variety of strategies for communicating timely, effective, and descriptive feedback to
  • students.
  • Evaluate ways learners can access their own learning and set their own goals.
  • Justify the use of appropriate strategies to engage learners and guide them to reflect on their own
  • learning.

Week 4

  • Describe the importance of regularly monitoring, documenting, and reporting student data and
  • progress.
  • Examine the role ethics play in the use of assessments and assessment data.
  • Examine the appropriate and inappropriate uses of assessment results in instructional planning.
  • Evaluate strategies for collaborating and communicating assessment results with a variety of
  • stakeholders.
  • Examine the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act as it relates to assessment.

Week 5

  • Propose data-driven lesson plans for differentiated remediation.
  • Analyze assessment data to understand patterns and gaps in learning, guide planning and instruction, and provide meaningful feedback to all learners.
  • Analyze the response to intervention theory and model.
  • Interpret response to intervention assessment results to determine appropriate interventions.
  • Describe best practices for assessment modifications and accommodations for special education
  • students and English language learners.

Week 6

  • Analyze strategies for evaluation of curriculum.
  • Analyze strategies for evaluation of instruction.
  • Examine the benefits and implications of working with a collaborative team to engage in curriculum
  • development, planning, and reflection on practices.
  • Apply a variety of data to evaluate the success of a lesson and plan for differentiated remediation.

Prerequisite details

Prerequisites details

A prerequisite is required for this course. The purpose of a prerequisite is to ensure students have the knowledge and/or skills needed to be successful in the course. Students are required to provide proof of prerequisite during the enrollment/registration process.

To meet a course prerequisite requirement, a student must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Successfully completed the prerequisites course at University of Phoenix

  • Provide proof via transcript of completing a comparable course (at least 75% match) or higher level course with at least a grade of C at another institution.

  • Have a University of Phoenix approved Student Appeal on file with the University.

Prepare your documents

During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution, be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript.

Still have questions?

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

 

Next steps

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today.

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