Catalogue 2016 - 2017

ED 606 Assessment Theory and Design


3 cr.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide as a foundation for broadening students' classroom assessment repertoire. Authentic models of assessment will be compared to more traditional formats; summative and formative assessment strategies will be examined. Students will learn to critique benefits and drawbacks of available assessment tools, as well as design their own. Current issues in assessment will also be a focus of study and discussion in this class.