EDF4430

Measurement and Evaluation in the Classroom

Course Code: EDF4430

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course involves the study of principles of traditional and alternative assessment strategies. It helps the student obtain skills relevant to the development and use of classroom assessments. Students must attain a basic understanding of the principles of measurement, formative and summative assessment strategies, test construction, performance assessments; and reading and interpreting data from state achievement tests. The course will help students understand the content measured by state tests and use the data to improve student achievement.

Course Details

Instructors:

Jajuan Clark

clarkc@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Classroom Assessment, 8th ed/2017. Popham.  ISBN:  9780134027296.  Pearson.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

E – 1   Designs and plans effective instructional lessons.

E – 2   Maintains a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive and collaborative.

E – 3   Delivers and facilitates effective instruction.

E – 4   Analyzes and applies data from multiple assessments to diagnose learning needs and inform instruction.

E – 5   Designs purposeful professional goals for continuous improvement to strengthen instructional effectiveness and impact student learning

E – 6   Practices professional responsibility and ethical conduct and fulfills expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession.

 

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Analyze the roles of measurement, evaluation, and assessment in the instructional process
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess various levels of cognitive complexity and accommodate for LEP and ESE learners through the use of a variety of assessment methods that align with measured learning objectives.
  • Analyze the various forms of assessment, including the advantages and limitations of each.
  • Explain the terminology associated with assessment results: validity, reliability, bias, raw score, stanine, grade-equivalent, percentile, normal curve equivalent, mean, median, mode, range, standard deviation.
  • Establish valid criteria for assigning grades and recognize the role of grades in motivating or disciplining students.
  • Monitor student progress and achievement through using a variety of assessment tools.
  • Create and use assessments, analyze and evaluate results, and report student performance using appropriate technology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CC1A-RU, Writing Assignments, Quizzes, Exams

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  • Attend and participate in class regularly.
  • Read all assigned material before class.
  • Study in-class notes and on-line (Canvas) materials.
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  • Seek opportunities to practice teaching skills through tutoring and substituting in K – 12 schools.
  • Collaborate with peers and other professionals.

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