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Classroom Assessment Techniques

EDU 399AW

Classroom Assessment Techniques

EDU 399AW

Course Description

Prerequisite: Open to all full and part-time faculty and staff and by permission of instructor. Introduces classroom assessment techniques (CATs) and their use across disciplines. Develops and applies a variety of CATs to formatively assess different types of learning and student development. Credit may be earned in ED 399AW or EDU 399AW but not both. (7.5-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Design and implement Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs).

Objectives:

  • Design and Administer simple and complex Classroom Assessment Techniques.
  • Identify teaching goals for one or more courses using a Teaching Goal Inventory. (Distinguish a teaching goal from a course learning outcome.)

Design and implement strategies for improving student learning based on information obtained from CATs.

Objectives:

  • Analyze information obtained from the administration of CATs and use it to develop a plan of actions to enhance student learning.
  • Identify and explain common problems that can occur with the use of CATs. Develop strategies for avoiding such problems.
  • Identify ways to improve upon the CATs implemented.
  • Evaluate the effects on student learning from using CATs.