mte513 | Graduate
Evaluation And Data Literacy
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Assessment: Purpose and Types
- Describe ways personal bias and student diversity can influence your assessment decisions.
- 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.
Standards, Objectives, and Differentiation
- 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.
Engaging Students in Assessment
- 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.
The Use of Assessment
- 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.
Data-Driven Decision Making
- 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.
Evaluations of Curriculum and Instruction
- 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.
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